Monthly Archives: December 2010

Friday Film Festival: Marijuana USA (Part 2)

CNBC has been doing a four-week program all about medical marijuana and the industry surrounding it. Last week, we shared part one. Today, here’s part two:

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Helps the Hungry

Great news out of Soquel, CA, this week! In true holiday spirit the Granny Purps medical marijuana dispensary there offered authorized users a complimentary marijuana cigarette for every four cans of food the patient donated over the holiday season. (Each … Continue reading

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“Medicine Ball” May Be Alcohol-Free

Organizers of a New Year’s Eve celebration known as the Medicine Ball may be facing a cold lang syne. They’ve been planning their medical-marijuana themed party for several months, and part of that plan – which should come as no … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson Pro Pot?

We’re not particular fans of Pat Robertson or “The 700 Club” but we can’t deny that it’s newsworthy when Mr. Robertson, televangelist and former Baptist minister, speaks cogently about the need to find alternatives to arresting and jailing people who … Continue reading

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Cannabis Brief: Oakland, CA Suspends Medical Marijuana Production Plan

The city council in Oakland, CA voted 7-1 last Tuesday to suspend the licensing of medical marijuana production and processing plants. The decision comes after a warning from Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley earlier this month that such large-scale, … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Marijuana USA

CNBC has been doing a four-week program all about medical marijuana and the industry surrounding it. Here’s part one.

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In Brief: Not so Merry Marijuana Christmas

A German man is facing drug possession charges after local law enforcement discovered in his home a six-foot tall marijuana plant that had been bedecked with Christmas lights. As quoted in a story released by the AFP, the officers involved … Continue reading

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EU Court Okays Dutch Cannabis Ban for Foreigners

Last month, we reported on a plan being proposed in The Netherlands to ban the sale of marijuana to tourists. Now, European Union (EU) judges have ruled that barring foreigners from purchasing marijuana in the country’s notorious “cannabis coffee shops” … Continue reading

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Cannabis Brief: MMJ Advocate Faces Felony Charges

It’s behavior like this that makes the masses question medical marijuana advocacy: The founder of a medical marijuana advocacy group in Montana has been charged with felony intimidation as a result of an alleged bomb threat at a retail mobile … Continue reading

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In Brief: 2 Shot in L.A. Dispensary Robbery

Last Wednesday, two people were shot during a robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, California. According to Los Angeles police officer Gary Shanahan, three gunmen entered the business, which is located in a part of the city … Continue reading

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