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  • Nederland Could Be First Town To Set Up For Recreational Marijuana Industry In Colorado

    Nederland Could Be First Town To Set Up For Recreational Marijuana Industry In Colorado

    Marijuana advocates unhappy with the state’s progress toward implementing Amendment 64 are pursuing passage of a local ordinance in Nederland that would make the mountain town the first in Colorado to set up a recreational marijuana industry — well in advance of pending statewide regulations. Yet Mayor Joe Gierlach dismisses the group’s efforts, saying the
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  • Kingpin: Marijuana Funding Model Starts to Take Shape

    Kingpin: Marijuana Funding Model Starts to Take Shape

    Photo, video and graphic by Siemond Chan   When Ean Seeb and his business partners founded Denver Relief, their medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Denver’s Baker neighborhood in 2008, it was strictly a bare-bones effort. No fancy interior decor, no proprietary strains or products, no state-of-the-art grow house. Their inventory at the time was as
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  • Senate Committee To Vote On Industrial Hemp Bill

    Senate Committee To Vote On Industrial Hemp Bill

    The Senate Agriculture Committee will vote Monday on a bill that would allow Kentucky farmers to grow industrial hemp. A number of high-profile supporters are expected to testify in support of Senate Bill 50. U.S. Senator Rand Paul and Representatives John Yarmuth and Thomas Massie and former CIA director James Woolsey will testify in front
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  • State Sen. Leach makes an economic case for legalizing marijuana in Pennsylvania

    State Sen. Leach makes an economic case for legalizing marijuana in Pennsylvania

    ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO This Jan. 26, 2013 photo taken at a grow house in Denver shows a marijuana plants ready to be harvested. Last fall, voters made Washington and Colorado the first states to pass laws legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and setting up systems of state-licensed growers, processors and retail stores where
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  • Justin Bieber: I’m sorry for smoking weed and I’m never going to do it again

    Justin Bieber: I’m sorry for smoking weed and I’m never going to do it again

    The singer admits he did wrong on Saturday Night Live Justin Bieber has apologised for smoking drugs Justin Bieber isn’t afraid to take the mickey out of himself Justin Bieber played the president of the Miley Cyrus fan club on SNL Justin Bieber has apologised for smoking cannabis. The teen singer used his appearance on comedy
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  • King of Reggae, Bob Marley lives on…

    King of Reggae, Bob Marley lives on…

    By Uduma Kalu The reggae world last Wednesday, celebrated the 68th birthday of King of Reggae, Bob Marley whose real names were Nesta Robert Marley.  Born February 6, 1945, in a small village in St Ann called Nine Mile, in Jamaica. Across the globe, Marley’s birthday resonate with his music being played in radio and
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  • Town of Weed takes Center Stage

    Town of Weed takes Center Stage

    Siskiyou County, Calif.  —  The Discovery Channel has produced hits like Gold Rush, Deadliest Catch, American Choppers and Dirty Jobs. Later this month, the network will premiere a new series that puts the town of Weed and other cities in Siskiyou County directly in the spotlight. “Weed Country” is a six-part series that goes inside marijuana
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  • We must get it right on implementation of legal marijuana

    We must get it right on implementation of legal marijuana

    In the 2012 election, voters took a historic step towards changing the war on drugs in Washington state in regards to marijuana. As the Liquor Control Board began to examine how to implement this new system, some advocates have said that Washington needs to do this right, and quickly. The state must get it right,
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  • Francis Slay On Pot Prosecution: “I’m Not For Legalizing Marijuana. It Sends A Bad Message.”

    Francis Slay On Pot Prosecution: “I’m Not For Legalizing Marijuana. It Sends A Bad Message.”

    Francis Slay, the mayor of St. Louis, is opposed to legalizing marijuana, as two states did in the last election. Not that anyone is asking him. In response to a question from Daily RFT about the proposal at the Board of Aldermen to reduce the punishment for possession of small amounts of pot, Slay says he’s against legalization. But
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  • Exclusive: New Discovery Channel series ‘Pot Cops’ chronicles marijuana crackdown

    Exclusive: New Discovery Channel series ‘Pot Cops’ chronicles marijuana crackdown

    A scene from the new Discovery Channel show “Pot Cops.” (Handout) When one thinks of California, images of gunfire, booby traps and deadly cartels don’t usually come to mind. However, the Discovery Channel is aiming to expose the state’s dark side in the new series “Pot Cops,” which follows a drug enforcement unit in Humboldt County,
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  • Medical Marijuana, Inc. Releases Audited Fourth Quarter 2012 Financials

    Medical Marijuana, Inc. Releases Audited Fourth Quarter 2012 Financials

    SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), a leading cannabis and hemp industry innovator, today announced the release of its audited fourth quarter financial statements.  The Company earned net income of approximately $3.2 million on record gross revenues of $5.2 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2012.  This represents
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  • US federal prison population soars

    US federal prison population soars

    The number of federal prisoners has ballooned from 25,000 inmates in 1980 to 219,000 today, according to a new Congressional Research report. That’s a jump of almost 790 percent.   Think Progress notes that the report blames a sharp increase of “draconian mandatory minimum sentences, the elimination of parole for any federal crime committed after
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  • Marijuana Breaking News: Can Pot Save Nevada?

    Marijuana Breaking News: Can Pot Save Nevada?

    Senior Assemblyman Joseph Hogan and freshman Andrew Martin both from Las Vegas, will introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill in Nevada Stephen H Frye, M.D., a long time drug reform activist, and author of “Monumental Fiasco, Our Drug War!,” today secured a commitment from two Nevada Assemblymen to submit a bill to the Nevada legislature to legalize
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  • California Medical Marijuana Ban: State Supreme Court Weighs Future Of Cannabis Clubs

    California Medical Marijuana Ban: State Supreme Court Weighs Future Of Cannabis Clubs

    These are trying times for California’s medical marijuana dispensaries. Not only has a zealous U.S. Attorney launched a significant crackdown, but pot clubs across the state are increasingly being targeted by blanket bans from local municipalities looking to keep their cities and towns drug free–or, at least, force patients and their caretakers to grow their marijuana
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  • Two House Dems on recreational marijuana: Legalize it

    Two House Dems on recreational marijuana: Legalize it

    When voters in Colorado and Washington state voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use last November, some wondered how the new statewide statutes would square with federal law, which still classifies marijuana as an illegal drug under the Controlled Substances Act. But Rep. Jared Polis, D-Col., believes that a legal confrontation can be avoided: on
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  • Colorado Marijuana Task Force Endorses Firing Employees For Off-The-Job Pot Use

    Colorado Marijuana Task Force Endorses Firing Employees For Off-The-Job Pot Use

    A new policy recommendation by Colorado’s Marijuana Task Force would allow bosses to legally fire their workers for off-the-job marijuana use. While employers could already make that decision, the policy — which the Legislature will ultimately have to decide whether to implement — could be a controversial one now that marijuana possession and use have been legalized under
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  • Medical marijuana could be a shot in the arm for US unions

    Medical marijuana could be a shot in the arm for US unions

    THE medical marijuana shop next to a tattoo parlor on a busy street in Los Angeles looks much like hundreds of other pot dispensaries that dot the city. Except for one thing: on the glass door — under a green cross signalling that cannabis can be bought there for medical purposes — is a sticker
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  • Smoking Pot Can Raise Your Risk Of Stroke, Even For Young Adults

    Smoking Pot Can Raise Your Risk Of Stroke, Even For Young Adults

      Image Credit: Igor Kolos / Shutterstock Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New Zealand researchers have presented evidence that smoking marijuana may be increasing your chances of having a stroke. They reported at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013 that ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients were 2.3 times more likely to have smoked
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  • Marijuana use `doubles` stroke risk in young adults

    Marijuana use `doubles` stroke risk in young adults

    Washington: Smoking marijuana may double the risk of stroke in young adults, according to new research. In a New Zealand study, ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients were 2.3 times more likely to have cannabis, also known as marijuana, detected in urine tests as other age and sex matched patients, researchers said. “This
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  • Legalization of medical marijuana in Mass. boosts grow your own movement

    Legalization of medical marijuana in Mass. boosts grow your own movement

    KAYANA SZYMCZAK FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Jon Napoli taught a “Grow Your Own Medical Marijuana” class at a Boston Gardener store on Dec. 15, 2012. On a recent weekend at Boston Gardener, a Dudley Square gardening supply shop, five people paid $100 each for a one-hour class in hydroponic growing. Store owner Jonathan Napoli’s tutorial
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