August 2016

The battle over whose medical marijuana initiative will make it on the November ballot for Laguna Beach is almost over. As of last Tuesday, the Laguna Beach City Council decided that putting two initiatives repealing the ban of medical marijuana on the ballot is overkill, and it’d be best to combine both proposals into one. […]

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Saco could become the first community in Maine to ban small in-home medical marijuana growers. City officials are considering zoning ordinance amendments that would prohibit medical marijuana caregivers from cultivating marijuana in their homes and limit them to the city’s industrial business district. But a medical marijuana caregivers trade group says the proposal is overly […]

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MINNEAPOLIS — Judy Bjerke Severson wants to be normal — visit friends and family, go to the grocery store or even sleep in her own bed — but she says the crippling pain from fibromyalgia and back surgery complications, as well as a painkiller-induced fog, have made her a shell of her former self. Monday […]

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WASHINGTON, DC — At a board meeting held on Saturday, February 20th in Washington, DC, the NORML Board of Directors voted to endorse the Arizona Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona. That initiative has now officially qualified for the ballot in November. The…read more at http://www.thedailychronic.net/2016/60100/national-norml-endorses-arizona-marijuana-legalization-initiative/

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More than $140 million. That’s how much tax revenue Colorado is expected to bring in from taxes on marijuana this year, according to the non-profit research organization, the Tax Foundation. The 2016 figure is likely to be four times that of taxes on alcohol in the state, the Tax Foundation reports. Marijuana Tax Revenue Fills […]

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Buy Photo Karen Pierce, with Canal Winchester-based Working Partners, talks with the Ross County Safety Council last week about the new medical marijuana law going into effect in September.(Photo: Chris Balusik/Gazette)Buy Photo CHILLICOTHE — Karen Pierce’s introduction to an Empowering the Workplace session on medical marijuana made before the Ross County Safety Council last week was, […]

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