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U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag Can’t Deal With Marijuana Protesters, Ditches Public Event

By Chris Roberts Protesters will have to make do with this   Medical marijuana is not making U.S Attorney Melinda Haag’s life easy. Among Bay Area cannabis advocates, she’s become a loathed figure, scorned and mocked in unflattering effigy. All of this due to her role in the Justice Department’s crackdown on state-legal medical marijuana clubs. Haag has […]

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Medical-Marijuana “Vapor Lounge” in West Valley Allows Patients to Toke Up, Rent Bongs and Hang Out

By Ray Stern Images: Ray Stern Patrons at the Arizona Vapor Lounge in the west Valley belly up to a bar covered by bongs, not beer mugs, as a staff member looks on.   A group of medical-marijuana dispensary owners at the State Capital yesterday afternoon urged authorities to shut down unregulated cannabis clubs.   Meanwhile, up […]

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Roger Christie faces more charges

By JOHN BURNETT Tribune-Herald staff writer   Trial has again been delayed for marijuana advocate Roger Christie and prosecutors have filed additional charges against him as well. Christie, founder of The Hawaii Cannabis Ministry, had been scheduled to start trial on Wednesday on federal charges of conspiracy to manufacture, distribute and possess 100 or more […]

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Former Congressman Says He’ll Smoke Pot to Honor Bet

  Former congressman Tom Tancredo says he’ll honor a bet to smoke marijuana. In a video to promote Colorado’s Amendment 64, which legalized the personal use of marijuana in the state, Tancredo reportedly pledged to smoke pot if the measure passed. Tancredo, a self-professed non-marijuana smoker, supported the measure. “Look, I made a bet with […]

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Jury acquits Oregon’s Huff – He does admit to smoking marijuana about a week before being charged with driving under the influence

BY JACK MORAN  – The Register-Guard   Without a doubt — even a reasonable one — Josh Huff won the day. After a two-day trial in Eugene Municipal Court, a jury on Thursday found Huff not guilty of driving under the influence of marijuana. City prosecutors had filed a misdemeanor charge against the University of Oregon […]

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Marijuana’s Medicinal Value Vindicated Once Again, This Time For The Elderly

  Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Tel Aviv University say that smoking a little marijuana could help provide dramatic relief for the elderly who suffer from a variety of chronic ailments. The scientists tested the effects of marijuana treatment on 19 residents of the Hadarim nursing home in Israel. During the study, the […]

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Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati to start medical marijuana biz

By Emily JacksonMetro Vancouver Marijuana almost cost him an Olympic gold medal, but snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is hopeful the substance could soon earn him millions. Rebagliati plans to open a medical marijuana franchise under the name “Ross’ Gold” with storefronts in Whistler, Vancouver and Toronto, he announced online Tuesday.   Full Article: http://metronews.ca/news/vancouver/521270/olympic-snowboarder-ross-rebagliati-to-start-medical-marijuana-biz/  

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Buying American

by JEFF PRINCE   The bar is well stocked at J.R.’s house, nestled quietly in a well-to-do neighborhood not far from downtown Fort Worth. Booze is in short supply — three dusty wine bottles sit forlornly on a shelf. This bar’s bounty is green, red, and gold flowery buds sprinkled on trays and in baby-food-sized […]

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Former Assistant Manhattan DA ‘busted for felony marijuana sales’ on same streets he use to prosecute

By NINA GOLGOWSKI Side business: Former Manhattan assistant district attorney, David Leung, 44, faces felony charges of selling marijuana on the same streets he use to legally clean A former Manhattan assistant district attorney has been indicted on felony charges after police say he was caught selling marijuana through a delivery service on the same streets […]

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Inslee encouraged by pot talk with AG Holder

By Bob Young Seattle Times staff reporter   Gov. Jay Inslee said his conversation Tuesday with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder convinced him Washington state should continue making rules for a legal marijuana industry as mandated by voter-approved Initiative 502. Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson met with Holder because of the conflict between federal law, […]

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