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Butte County MMJ Supporters Get Dispensary Ordinance Rescinded

Medical marijuana supporters in Butte County, California gathered enough signatures on Tuesday to rescind an ordinance banning MMJ dispensaries in the county – on the very day the a referendum about growing the plant was placed on the ballot. The … Continue reading

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Wednesday Film Festival: South Bay Healing Center

Last week an overturned truck offered San Jose denizens a chance to get free weed, but if you want your MMJ a bit more legitimately you actually have several options. One of them is the South Bay Healing Center – … Continue reading

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Banks Backing Off MMJ Business Opps

The Chicago Tribune reported late last week about a new element in the struggle to make medical marijuana easily accessible to those who need it: the banking industry. Specifically, because of pressure from federal authorities, many banks and credit card … Continue reading

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MMJ Dispensary in Long Beach Goes Up in Smoke

The Los Angeles Daily News reported yesterday that a medical marijuana dispensary in a Long Beach, California strip mall sustained roughly $50,000 in damage from a fire. Local firefighters said the cause had not yet been determined. According to firefighter … Continue reading

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Feds Prompt Rhode Island Governor to Halt Dispensary Permits

On Monday, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee announced an indefinite hold on the licensing of three new medical marijuana dispensaries, pending consultation with governors in other states where medical marijuana has been allowed, and with federal authorities. His decision was … Continue reading

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Vermont Considers Dispensaries

Like Hawaii, the state of Vermont has had medical marijuana laws on the books for several years, but has left patients to either grow their own cannabis or buy it from illegal sources. Also like Hawaii, Vermont is considering the … Continue reading

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