Medical Marijuana

And yet, I’m in the chorus of millions asking: What’s the fuss? Any other business accused of a code violation, whether undercooking food or selling alcohol to a minor, could expect a visit from a clipboard-wielding state worker. But change one detail and it’s armed federal agents, state troopers and the local narcotics task force […]

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This commentary was written by Michael Elliott, Esq., executive director of the Medical Marijuana Industry Group (MMIG), the largest medical marijuana trade association in Colorado, and Norton Arbelaez, JD,  MMIG’s board chair. Staff  Sergeant Mary McNeely joined the military, went to Iraq and served her country with honor. While there, she was injured in a […]

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This article was written by John Suthers, Colorado’s attorney general Eleven years ago the citizens of Colorado passed an amendment to the Colorado Constitution called Amendment 20. The amendment simply created an affirmative defense against the enforcement of state marijuana laws for people with debilitating medical conditions who have physician approval to use the drug. […]

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Washington State Lawmakers Sent a Letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to Reclassify Marijuana’s Drug Status So It Can Be Used for Medical Purposes on Jan. 30. Mitchell Moquin, a local artist and activist, has been using marijuana medically for one year. He believes it should be legalized for medical purposes only. “Cannabis is […]

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By Jeff Barnard Associated Press ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — When police knocked on Josh Brewer’s door to check for marijuana, even one of the nation’s most liberal medical marijuana laws was put to the test. Officers were fine with the two pounds 10 ounces he and a cousin had grown, harvested, and processed. That was […]

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COSTA MESA – The “Cannabis Community” radio program on KOCI FM/101.5 was canceled by the station’s management shortly before it was to air 11 a.m. Sunday. As a non-profit, community radio station, KOCI “is required to remain neutral on controversial topics,” General Manager Brent Kahlen said in an email to the Register. …read more at […]

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. . . Just in from KOCI this afternoon: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Costa Mesa, February 5, 2012 — The popular “Cannabis Community” radio show, hosted by Robert Martinez, on KOCI LP-FM, Newport Beach, was canceled without warning by station manager Brent Kahlen at the request of the FBI. The FBI has been investigating the radio […]

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Not even Montel Williams’ emotional pleas could shake the hardened resolves of the many residents who attended an ANC meeting last night to discuss six applications for medical marijuana cultivation centers in a small area of Ward 5. The former talk show host and longtime medical marijuana user, who has applied for two cultivation center […]

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At its Jan. 31, 2012 meeting, Ann Arbor’s medical marijuana licensing board voted to recommend awarding 10 licenses for dispensaries – the same number that had submitted applications. Two of the license awards were recommended conditionally. Treecity Health Collective (1712 S. State St.) would need to move to a differently zoned district, and Greenbee Collective […]

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Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media Some tough questions for Governor Christie during a town hall in Morris County. Susan from Bayonne told Christie her husband is sick and needs medical marijuana treatment. She asked if Christie could offer incentives for towns to approve medical pot farms and dispensaries. Christie said his original idea was to place […]

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