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Indiana Senate Approves Study on Marijuana

State Senator Karen Tallian’s bill requiring Indiana to study the legalization of marijuana has passed the senate in a 28-21 vote, and will now move to the Indiana House of Representatives. The bill would require the state’s committee on criminal … Continue reading

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Navy Vet to Challenge Cannabis Laws in Missouri

Cannabis Culture Magazine shared a story yesterday about a disabled U.S. Navy Veteran who has been labeled “unemployable” by the St. Louis Veterans Administration. The veteran, Ken Unger, became disabled after getting hit in the head with a 50-ton crane … Continue reading

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MMGA Denounces Interstate Marijuana Transfers

In an announcement to the press made last week, Jim Gingery, executive director of the Montana Medical Growers Association (MMGA) made a declaration denouncing people who are transferring medical marijuana across state lines. His declaration was essentially a press release. … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana in Arkansas?

While medical marijuana has been legalized in fifteen states, plus Washington, D.C., the American South remains disinclined to follow suit…or does it? Earlier this year a group advocating a state law legalizing the use of medical marijuana made a two-day … Continue reading

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3 Dispensaries Closed in Coastal California

The Associated Press is distributing a report today that the southern California city of Dana Point closed down three medical marijuana dispensaries yesterday, citing routine building and municipal code violations. The three affected dispensaries, Beach Cities Collective, Holistic Health, and … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Marijuana USA (Part 4/4)

We’ve been running this series here on the blog on and off since December. We now offer the last episode: Marijuana USA, Part 4/4:

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Oregon Activists Back Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for All

Just last November, a marijuana dispensary measure failed on the ballot in Oregon. Now, there is a push to legalize pot across the board. The creator of this new initiative believes marijuana should be taxed in the same way as … Continue reading

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Marijuana Possession Downgraded to Infraction in California

As of January 1st of this year, possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for non-medical use has been downgraded from a criminal offense in the state of California. Signed by outgoing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in October, Senate Bill … Continue reading

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Hearing Set for Michigan Medical Marijuana Investigation

Last month, we ran a news story about the federal government’s request for access to medical marijuana records from the state of Michigan. As of this morning, a hearing date has been set in regards to this request, which is … Continue reading

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50 lbs of Pot NOT Medicinal, Judge Says

In a ruling issued last Thursday and released today, now-retired Ingham County (Michigan) County Circuit Judge James Giddings has found that Fredrick Wayne Dagit’s medical marijuana card did not allow him to purchase fifty pounds of pot or store dozens … Continue reading

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