x Embed x Share CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit A medical marijuana plant(Photo: Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune) EAST LANSING — A proposal to close all medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Michigan until the state starts […]

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WASHINGTON  — Two very different groups have launched efforts against U.S. Sen. Cory Booker‘s efforts to remove the federal ban on marijuana. While Booker said he was moved to act because law enforcement unfairly targeted members of minority communities for using the drug, the organizations said that legalization in the states that so far have voted for it has […]

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Every week’s there’s a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating success from cannabis, where could […]

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This article first appeared on Reason.com. Despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s well-known anti-pot prejudices, a broad federal crackdown on marijuana in states that have legalized it seems unlikely in light of the recommendations from a Justice Department subcommittee charged with studying the issue. The Associated Press reports that the panel, part of the DOJ’s Task […]

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Sacramento, Calif. — Any private U.S. bank that is insured by the federal government is forbidden by law from knowingly handling money from cannabis businesses. That leaves people in the rapidly growing industry with few options when it comes to dealing with business basics like payroll, taxes, and finances. That is a particular problem in […]

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Mike Gleason Daily News Staff @MGleason_MDN MILFORD – Both sides of the upcoming local recreational marijuana vote made their case at Draper Memorial Park Saturday morning. Representatives from the Citizens for Responsible Cannabis Retail Sales and Milford CARES (Community Against Recreational Marijuana Retail Establishments) held signs and waved at passing cars as a way to […]

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A Huntington Beach zoning amendment that would prohibit the sale and distribution of non-medical marijuana by businesses will be considered by the City Council on Monday. The amendment also would regulate the cultivation of recreational marijuana. The Planning Commission voted 6-1 in late July to recommend approval, with Commissioner Dan Kalmick dissenting on grounds that […]

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Mike Gleason Daily News Staff @MGleason_MDN MILFORD – Both sides of the upcoming local recreational marijuana vote made their case at Draper Memorial Park Saturday morning. Representatives from the Citizens for Responsible Cannabis Retail Sales and Milford CARES (Community Against Recreational Marijuana Retail Establishments) held signs and waved at passing cars as a way to […]

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People who travel to witness total solar eclipses describe them in terms that border on religiosity. Eclipse chasers say people are often weeping, on their hands and knees, after being overtaken by the shadow of the moon. It’s such an otherworldly, bizarre phenomenon, it’s no wonder some people are looking for ways to endow the […]

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ANAHEIM — Pastor Greg Laurie kicked off the three-day 2017 SoCal Harvest at Angel Stadium on Friday night with a strong anti-racist message, asking the crowd of 26,000 gathered to take the second chance given to all by God’s love and forgiveness. Laurie’s message titled “A Second Chance for America,” addressed tough issues facing the […]

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