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“At the end of the day, California law doesn’t matter,” a spokesman for André Birotte Jr., the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, says in Tim Fernholz’s recent New Republic piece about the Justice Department’s medical marijuana crackdown. Birotte, you may recall, tried to finesse this question by claiming there is not a single medical marijuana dispensary in […]

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The owners and operators of The Healing Center, a medical marijuana storefront in Santa Barbara, were found guilty Monday of possessing marijuana for sale, the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s office announced today. In his ruling, Superior Court Judge Frank Ochoa held that it is illegal to sell marijuana and for anyone to be compensated […]

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Missouri Approves Marijuana Legalization Initiatives | Drugs | AlterNet: “The initiatives call for marijuana legalization for persons 21 and over, a process for licensing marijuana establishments, and the lifting of criminal justice system sanctions against people imprisoned or under state supervision for non-violent marijuana offenses that would no longer be illegal and the expunging of […]

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Never before have had more Americans supposed decriminalizing marijuana was the correct way for the country. In a new Gallup poll, 50 percent of respondents in a countrywide study said they believed it was time to make marijuana legal. About 46 percent came out against it and this is very awful for those who still […]

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Hello Everyone, First off, I have been doing a bunch of research and struggling to find the exact answer I’m looking for, so if you want to yell at me for not trying, then don’t read further haha. Background: Well looking for an alternative while I quit cannabis for probo, I obviously ran into cannabinoids. […]

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Several dozen supporters of medical marijuana picketed outside the federal courthouse in Sacramento on Wednesday morning. The protest is in response to a recent announcement by the four U.S. attorneys representing California that the federal government will step up efforts to enforce federal law prohibiting the use of and growing of marijuana. […]

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Never before have had more Americans supposed decriminalizing marijuana was the correct way for the country. In a new Gallup poll, 50 percent of respondents in a countrywide study said they believed it was time to make marijuana legal. About 46 percent came out against it and this is very awful for those who still […]

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Learn more about the HIA Convention and register now. The Hemp Industries Association represents the interests of the hemp industry and encourages the research and development of new products made from industrial hemp, oilseed and fiber varieties of Cannabis. The HIA recently worked to pass a hemp farming bill through the Californian Senate, which would […]

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Join cannabis patients your friends neighbors in an economic boycott of Newark,California businesses in retaliation for the emergency ban on dispensaries passed unanimously by the City Council. First the city leaders made it into a controversial issue,then took in upon themselves to inflict their misguided views upon the entire community. It’s about time the other […]

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