Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bozeman, Montana: No Medical Marijuana on Main Street

On August 24th, 2010, it became illegal, in Bozeman, MT, to use medical marijuana in public. A city ordinance detailing exactly how cannabis may be used, sold, and grown within the city took effect at midnight on that date, and … Continue reading

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Colorado to Implement Seed-to-Sale Pot Tracking

Every major news organization is reporting this today: State officials in Colorado have announced their intention to set up the nation’s first seed-to-sell tracking system for medical marijuana purchases, in order to prevent people from buying large amounts and re-selling … Continue reading

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Arizona: Marijuana Ordinance on Ballot with Restrictions

There’s a much-repeated statistic on the medical marijuana front that Los Angeles, CA has more cannabis dispensaries than it does Starbucks cafes. While some might take this as a sign that independent coffee houses are alive and well in L.A., … Continue reading

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VA Allows Medical Marijuana

As policy shifts go, this one is a mere baby step, but at least it’s a baby step in the right direction. On July 24, 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that patients in VA hospitals are allowed to … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Everybody Must Get Stoned

While we work on putting together some videos from medical marijuana activists around the country, here’s another song as this week’s Friday Film Festival entry. No worries, it’s not Bob Dylan singing (though he wrote the song). The actual artist? … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Denies All 15 Medical Marijuana Distributor Applications

NORML is reporting today that officials in Rhode Island’s State Department of Health have announced the rejection of all fifteen applicants for medical marijuana distribution licenses. Under Rhode Island’s medical marijuana law, which was enacted last year, the state was … Continue reading

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Michigan Has Backlog of Medical Marijuana Applications

The Detroit Free Press reported this morning that there is a backlog of medical marijuana permit applications in Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, 56,513 applications have been received in the past 19 months for its registry … Continue reading

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Berkeley, CA Cannabis Commission to Develop “Cannabusiness” Approval Guidelines

The Daily Californian is reporting this week that the city of Berkeley’s Medical Cannabis Commission met last Thursday in order to develop comprehensive permit application guidelines for “cannabusinesses,” seven of which are likley to be created if a proposed ballot … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Sued for Allegedly Censoring Cannabis Texts

Today’s topic: when cannabis, censorship, and net neutrality combine. CNET reported last week that cellular service provider T-Mobile has been sued by a text message marketing company for allegedly denying access to their network because a client provided information on … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: What if God Smoked Cannabis?

It’s nice to break up text with a little video here and there, and have a little fun. On Fridays, we’re going to host a sort of mini film festival, posting a video instead of a normal blog post. Sometimes … Continue reading

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