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Deputy AG Silent on MMJ Dispensary Crackdown

Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole, the author of a June, 2011 memo which says that state MMJ laws do not protect medical marijuana growers is in Denver this week, announcing the results of a local crackdown on armed gang … Continue reading

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MMJ Radio Spots Newest Federal Targets

Social Justice website Think Progress reported late last week on a new attack from the federal government. Specifically, the United States attorney based in San Diego announced a plan to target newspaper and radio advertisements from MMJ dispensaries. Already this … Continue reading

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DoJ, ACLU Want AZ MMJ Suit Dismissed

Two months ago, Arizona governor Jan Brewer filed a lawsuit asking for an official verdict regarding whether or not the state’s medical marijuana law is legal. On Monday, Federal attorneys asked a judge to throw the suit out, claiming there … Continue reading

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Montana Cannabis Industry Association Suing to Block Anti-dispensary Law

Attorney James Goetz, working on behalf of the Montana Cannabis Industry Association argued last Monday that a new state law that implements strict verifications of patient conditions and eliminates all sales of medical marijuana is unconstitutional and should be blocked. … Continue reading

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Oregon Next Federal Anti-Pot Target

Watch out, Oregon, you’re the next target in the federal government’s new crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries. Federal and state officials issued a warning to the owners of such businesses last Friday, reminding them that selling marijuana for any purpose, … Continue reading

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Vermont Governor Signs Dispensary Bill into Law

It’s official. Earlier today, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed the bill that allows the creation of up to four medical marijuana dispensaries in his state, into law. The bill had passed the legislature earlier this year, despite opposition from some … Continue reading

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Got a Coupon for That? MMJ Coupons Go Online

The Summit Daily News out of Colorado, is reporting today on a new trend in MMJ retail: online coupons for everything from edibles to equipment to pot itself. This new trend comes even as mainstream sites like Groupon are turning … Continue reading

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More MMJ-Related Legislation in Colorado

Even as Colorado Senators were killing the driving-while-high bill on Monday, the legislature in the Colorful state was approving new regulations with regard to the sale of medical marijuana. Extending to the summer of next year, the bill places a … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Federal Attack on Dispensaries

This week’s video comes from YouTube user marijuana420medicine, and talks about the federal attack on medical marijuana dispensaries, as well as the uses of hemp. It’s a bit disorganized, but interesting nonetheless.

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Spokane Dispensaries Face Federal Prosecution

The Spokane, WA Spokesman-Review is reporting today on an alarming warning from the federal government: medical marijuana dispensaries in that city could be facing federal prosecution if their operations do not cease immediately. This ultimatum came form the U.S. Attorney’s … Continue reading

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