Los Angeles voters approve limiting medical marijuana shops
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles, which has more storefront medical marijuana shops than any other U.S. city, will close hundreds of the dispensaries and hike taxes on those that will be allowed to remain under a ballot measure approved by a wide ...
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New York Times (blog)
OAS to White House: It's High Time the US Considered Legalizing Pot
But the OAS, based in Washington, just tossed the White House a message it would rather not hear: It's time to seriously discuss legalizing marijuana as one means of reducing the western hemisphere's harrowing drug violence. That conclusion, from a ...
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Michigan driver who uses medical marijuana wins appeal
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that medical marijuana users aren't automatically breaking the law if they're caught driving after using the drug. The court unanimously overturned an appeals court decision in the case of ...
Michigan Marijuana Driving Ruling By State Supreme Court Offers Limited DUI ...
Supreme Court: Medical marijuana law offers protection to motorists
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Police say they found marijuana in Mike Goodson's pocket
MORRISTOWN, N.J. -- New York Jets running back Mike Goodson "was incoherent, slobbering and had vomited all over himself as well as the interior of the vehicle," when he was arrested early Friday morning, New Jersey State Trooper Carlos Mesa said in ...
Eight pounds of marijuana seized on I-78
Allentown Morning Call
Kelsey Byess, 22, of Addyston, Demetrius D. Overstreet, 24, of Cincinnati, and George K. Yancy, 26, of Ironton, were each charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, criminal conspiracy and possession of a small amount of marijuana.
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Should jury hear of Trayvon Martin's marijuana use?
George Zimmerman's attorneys want jurors to hear evidence about how Trayvon Martin may have been high on marijuana the night he was shot to death. Read more: No 'Stand Your Ground' for Zimmerman... yet. Martin's toxicology report indicates that THC, ...
Zimmerman attorneys: Jurors should hear about Trayvon's pot use
Zimmerman wants Martin's pot use on the table
Assault complaint leads to big marijuana bust in Antrim County
Detroit Free Press
The Traverse Narcotics Team responded, and authorities seized 962 marijuana plants, 2 pounds of processed marijuana, $25,000 in equipment and about $1,700 cash. Undersheriff Dean Pratt says it was a “very elaborate” illegal growing operation.
Marijuana: The Next Diabetes Drug?
Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to the latest study, which suggests that cannabis compounds may help in controlling blood sugar. Although marijuana has a well-deserved reputation ...
Marijuana use led to lower fasting insulin levels
Marijuana Diet? American Journal of Medicine Study Says Pot Might Be Good ...
Lil Scrappy Says He's Addicted to Marijuana, Enters Rehab
The first step to recovery is admitting that you have a problem. After failing a Georgia court-ordered drug test today, Lil Scrappy is revealing that he's addicted to marijuana. TMZ reports that Scrappy's urine test came back positive for the ...
Lil Scrappy Fails Urine Test -- I'm Addicted to Marijuana
Lil Scrappy Claims He Is Addicted To Marijuana
Lil Scrappy Fails Urine Test, Cites "Addiction to Marijuana"
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Patrick Leahy Signals Support For Hemp Legalization
WASHINGTON -- Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday signaled to advocates that he would support an amendment to the farm bill that will legalize industrial hemp production, according to Tom Murphy of Vote Hemp. Leahy's office ...
Ron Wyden Introduces Hemp Legalization Amendment To Farm Bill
"We are optimistic that the hemp amendment to the farm bill will pass and be attached," said Tom Murphy, the national outreach coordinator for Vote Hemp, which aims to legalize hemp farming. "We just received word from [farm advocacy group] Rural ...
Alice Waters fan hopes to turn people on to hemp burgers
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
There are the chefs opening their own restaurants following the organic and local ethos. There are the fresh food evangelists planting vegetable gardens on school grounds. And then there is Will Gaudet Jr., who hopes to bring hemp burgers to the people.
Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul Push For Hemp Legalization In Senate Fight
WASHINGTON -- Kentucky's two senators, Republicans Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell, have been working to include a provision that would legalize industrial hemp into the farm bill, according to Senate and Kentucky sources, an effort that is likely to ...
The Booming Business of Hemp
AMERICAN farmers are promised a new cash crop with an annual value of several hundred million dollars, all because a machine has been invented which solves a problem more than 6,000 years old. It is hemp, a crop that will not compete with other ...
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Voice of San Diego
To sell hemp necklaces near the Ocean Beach pier is to exercise free speech, argues David Millette, a vendor who makes his own jewelry. Mayor Bob Filner seems to agree. What's more: He wrote the artist a personal letter granting him immunity from the ...
Missouri Hemp Network announces amendments of Federal Farm Bill for Hemp
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has introduced an amendment to the farm bill that would allow hemp to be cultivated in America. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) is floor managing this farm bill and Wyden has made it clear he intends on addressing ...
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Legalize Hemp -- It's Long Overdue
Huffington Post (blog)
Last week, the Vermont General Assembly voted to lift a state statute that banned the growing of industrial hemp. While this, if enacted, would allow Vermont farmers to grow hemp under state law, it is still illegal under federal law. This last hurdle ...
State Ag Commissioner Holds Out Hope for Hemp
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Want To Grow Hemp? State Officials Say To Wait
Ryan Loflin of the southeastern town of Springfield, Colo., planted his hemp crop last week, just a few days after state lawmakers passed rules for recreational marijuana. What's not finished is a regulatory framework for industrial hemp. Until those ...
CDA statement on industrial hemp
Colorado Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture Ron Carleton today issued a statement concerning industrial hemp and the process for cultivating it in compliance with Amendment 64 and legislation recently enacted by the Colorado General Assembly.
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Cannabis use associated with lower blood sugar
A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine has revealed a potential benefit from the use of cannabis. The article, entitled “The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance among U.S. Adults,” investigated the ...
Five charged after £350K cannabis find
Five men aged between 30 and 48 years old have been charged following the discovery of a cannabis factory in County Down. Police said they were arrested as part of an investigation into an organised crime gang. An estimated £350,000 of drugs were ...
Five charged after cannabis seized
Drugs and cars seized in cannabis raid
Los Angeles Times
Coming out of the (Cannabis) Closet
As the first elected official in United States to openly use medical cannabis -- and belong to a collective in West Los Angeles -- this "coming out of the cannabis closet" is a moment for me to encourage others to openly share their amazing success ...
Los Angeles Votes to Cut its Number of Dispensaries by About Two Thirds
Los Angeles To Limit Number Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
LA Medical Marijuana Takes A Hit As Voters Embrace City Councils Regressive ...
Hoarding, cannabis withdrawal now mental illnesses
Cannabis withdrawal and caffeine withdrawal may now be applied under the new criterion "craving or a strong desire or urge to use a substance" for diagnosing substance abuse disorder (the distinction between substance abuse and substance dependence ...
Cannabis warning and defective tyre fine issued as 18 Cambridgeshire police ...
One cannabis warning was issued, one fine for a defective tyre, four people were warned for not having a waste carrier's license, 27 vehicles were dipped for red diesel but all proved negative and a total of 29 vehicles were stopped. The Operation ...
He stunk of skunk – Speeding Sunderland driver caught with £14k cannabis ...
A DRIVER was caught with almost £14,000 worth of cannabis when he was pulled over in his work van for speeding. Christopher Carney would not have come to the attention of the police if he had not been travelling at up to 90mph on the A19 at Sunderland ...
'Cannabis' plants found at city home
POLICE called to a report of a burglary at a Derby house found 200 suspected cannabis plants inside. Neighbours said the semi-detached property where the discovery was made had been empty for two years and that nobody had been seen going in or out it ...
Possession of Cannabis, DUI, Retail Theft: Police Blotter
She was charged with possession of cannabis. She posted bond. Malik J. Jackson, 34, was arrested at 11:27 a.m., police said. He was charged with possession of a cannabis. He posted bond. Garrick Kaan, 18, was arrested at 11:35 p.m. in the 3300 block of ...
Police raid Barnsley cannabis factories
About £200,000 of drugs has been seized in a series of raids on cannabis growers in Barnsley, police have said. A month-long operation to tackle cannabis cultivation began on 1 May in response to concerns from the public. So far 22 cultivations have ...
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Cannabis plants seized from Grimsby home
This is Grimsby
TWO hundred cannabis plants and weapons were seized from a home in Yarborough Road, Grimsby tonight. Specialist search teams and officers swooped in on the property at about 6pm and spent almost three hours combing the property. police ...