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State senator introduces medical marijuana bill to Kansas Senate

By Laura McCallister, Multimedia Producer – email   State Sen. David Haley, D-4, has introduced a bill that would allow Kansans with debilitating medical conditions to obtain and use marijuana without fear of arrest. S.B. 9 would allow patients with certain qualifying conditions, who have received recommendations from their physicians, to privately possess up to six […]

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North Korea Has A Surprising Attitude To Marijuana

Adam Taylor Stephanie T. Kleine-Ahlbrandt   There is no taboo around pot smoking in the country – many North Koreans know the drug exists and have smoked it. In North Korea, the drug goes by the name of ip tambae or “leaf tobacco.” It is reported to be especially popular amongst young soldiers in the North Korean […]

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Hemp industry poised to grow in Colorado with new legal status

By Steve Raabe The Denver Post Lynda Parker, from left, of Agricultural Hemp Initiative, James McVaney, director of McVaney & Associates Ltd., and Erik Hunter, engineer of Hemp Cleans, visit CannLabs in Denver and view a hemp plant. Proponents of hemp say it is going to become a big industry.(Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)   […]

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Long-time MT medical marijuana backer passes away

by Dan Erusha – MTN News   A long-time advocate medical marijuana passed away this weekend. Lori Burnam, who was in her 60’s suffered from glaucoma and used cannabis to keep her symptoms in check. She worked for the legalization of medical marijuana since the legislation was first proposed, and would travel across the state from […]

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Party threatens to expose ‘pot-smoking politicians’

Roi Mandel   Will the Ale Yarok party ‘out’ pot-smoking politicians? The Ale Yarok (Green Leaf) liberal party has threatened to reveal the names of 18 Knesset candidates, all in realistic slots in their respective parties, who have or still smoke marijuanarecreationally but oppose legalizing the drug. “We will expose the hypocrisy. Candidates must admit (to smoking) and explain why they […]

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San Diego Mayor Orders End to War on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By Reuters   San Diego Mayor Bob Filner declared an end on Thursday to the city’s legal war on medical pot with a letter to city authorities ordering civil prosecutors to “stop the crackdown on marijuana dispensaries.”   Filner, a Democrat who was sworn in December 1, said in the letter sent to the police chief, […]

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Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Joins Hemp Supporters

By KENNY COLSTON   The push to legalize industrial hemp in Kentucky has picked up another major supporter. The state’s largest business group, the Kentucky Chamber, announced Friday that it supports hemp as a crop for oil and fiber.   Full Article: http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-chamber-commerce-joins-hemp-supporters

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Valerie Okun: SoCal Medical Marijuana Patient To Get Weed Back From Ariz. Cops

By Dennis Romero   Valerie Ann Okun, a Southern California woman, is getting her pot back from the Arizona cops who seized it. Yay!   Full Article: http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2013/01/valerie_okun_marijuana_back_yuma_arizona_court_ruling.php

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Federal Judge Says Nation’s Medical Cannabis Model, Harborside Health Center, Can Stay Open!

On Monday, January 7, Chief Federal Magistrate Maria-Elena James ruled in favor of Harborside Health Center (HHC), and denied motions by Harborside’s landlords asking the court to order an immediate halt of medical cannabis sales at their properties. Judge James also declined to grant a motion from the City of Oakland to immediately enjoin the […]

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Montana Cannabis partner, Chris Lindsey, sentenced to 5 years probation

The president of a medical marijuana advocacy group said Friday he will remain in that position despite a judge’s order that he no longer use the drug. Chris Lindsey was sentenced in Missoula to five years of probation and ordered not to use marijuana after pleading guilty to conspiracy to maintain a drug premises for […]

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