Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Cannabis (drug)

Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana and by numerous other names,a is a officially legalize cannabis in a state law (Washington Initiative

Kettle Falls Five marijuana case pits federal laws against state lawsKettle Falls Five marijuana case pits federal laws against state laws
The fight over medical marijuana grows has landed in Spokane’s federal court. Five people from Kettle Falls face up to 40 years in prison and another faces l…

State Marijuana Laws Map
http://www.governing.com/gov-data/safety-justice/state-marijuana-laws-map-medical-recreational.html
Twenty states and the District of Columbia now have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. So far, only Colorado and Washington state have legalized marijuana for recreational use, while other states permit medical marijuana.

canadian-law-on-recreational-use-of-marijuanaCanadian Law on the Recreational Use of Marijuana
from randellrebecca, 1 year ago in News & Politics

Arizona Court Rules on DUI Law for Marijuana Users
ABC News, on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:05:14 -0700
Authorities can't prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in the latest opinion on an issue that several states have grappled

Poll: Colorado residents believe marijuana legalization …
http://kdvr.com/
DENVER — Nearly four months after recreational marijuana use became legal in Colorado, residents believe it has been good for the state, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday morning.

Marijuana As Medicine?:: The Science Beyond the Controversy
Alison Mack, Institute of Medicine, Janet Joy, published 2000, 199 pages

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Cannabis laws in Ann Arbor, Michigan

enacted some of the most lenient laws on marijuana possession in the United States . even with the new fine, possession of small amounts

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Denver–(May 30, 2013)–This week on Colorado State of Mind, the Emmy Award-winning program on Rocky Mountain PBS, Cynthia Hessin looks at the new laws and. …

Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends – baltimoresun.com
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-sine-die-20140408,0,2073050.story
Lawmakers turn attention to upcoming election. Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends. Maryland General Assembly approves minimum wage increase. By Erin Cox, Michael Dresser and Timothy B Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun. By the time confetti fell in.

marijuana-lawsMarijuana laws
from nikhil_jhunjhnuwala, 1 year ago in
A short guide on marijuana state laws and federal regulation. To see the whole infographic: http://myright.me/marijuana/marijuana-laws-infographic/. To get more information: http://myright.me/marijuana/america-vs-marijuana-a-battle-for-state-rights/

Maryland's marijuana decriminalization law leads to questions about …
Herald-Mail Media, on Sun, 27 Apr 2014 03:52:30 -0700
Maryland's marijuana decriminalization measure, which passed earlier this month, is leading to questions by lawmakers and police about inconsistencies in the law. ….. smell or see marijuana. Still, implementing the new law will bring challenges

Marijuana: Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, rips …
http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/
jennie.stormes-thumb-565×323.jpg. Jennie Stormes was among the New Jersey parents who lobbied in favor of a law to allow sick New Jersey kids access to medical marijuana.

Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence
Mitch Earleywine, published 2002, 344 pages

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Charlotte’s Web (cannabis)

Charlotte’s Web is a strain of medical marijuana processed into a marijuana psychoactive “high ” typically associated with recreational marijuana use.

Raising Awareness About Recreational Marijuana UseRaising Awareness About Recreational Marijuana Use
I’m doing an awareness campaign in my American Government college class. My issue is recreational marijuana. I hope that someday soon people will realize tha…

Colorado, Washington legalize recreational marijuana use – Nov. 7, 2012
http://money.cnn.com/2012/11/07/news/economy/marijuana-legalization-washington-colorado/index.html
Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the biggest victory ever for the legalization movement. Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington.

02212014-marijuana-presentationLegalized Marijuana: 9 Charts You Need to See
from johnmaxfield376, 2 months ago in News & Politics
If you’re curious about whether more states will legalize marijuana, these nine charts make a strong case that they will.

Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use
CBS News, on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:26:24 -0700
DENVER – This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use

The Science of Marijuana
Leslie L. Iversen, published 2007, 296 pages

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Drug policy of Colorado – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Colorado
1.1 Recreational; 1.2 Medical; 1.3 History … Under this law, patients may possess
up to 2 ounces of medicinal cannabis and may cultivate no more than six …


Legal history of cannabis in the United States

regulation of marijuana use for medical or recreational purposes in the United States . started to abolish state laws and other local

Do's and Don'ts of new Colorado pot lawDo’s and Don’ts of new Colorado pot law
Recreational pot use is now legal in Colorado. Russell Haythorn explains what you can — and can’t — do with marijuana under the evolving implementation of …

Recreational Marijuana Laws OK'd in CO, WA – Legislation & Policymaking – FindLaw Blotter
http://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2012/11/recreational-marijuana-laws-okd-in-wa-co.html
While reports say that supporters of the new law celebrated by lighting up, parts of the law allowing individual pot use will not take effect until the election is certified, which could take up to two months, writes the Post.

marijuana-legalization-the-legal-ins-and-outs-for-cannabis-business-clientsMarijuana legalization – The Legal Ins and Outs For Cannabis Business Clients
from rocketmatter, 2 days ago in Law
This presentation covers topics directly relevant to various states’ marijuana legalization process, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It also provide the practical advice attorneys and their marijuana business clients need to know including the following topics: the general licensing process with various state agencies, local law implementation and litigation, medical versus recreational marijuana, trademark registration and protection

Petition filed to legalize recreational marijuana in Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:09 -0700
The measure is modeled after the recreational marijuana law approved by voters in Colorado, he said. “Our proposal preserves the medical marijuana laws exactly as they are,” Brezny said. “Patients will be protected. But it expands the sale of cannabis

A visit to a legal recreational marijuana store – Boing Boing
http://boingboing.net/suggest.html
I had kind of expected to find that, following the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Boulder's head shop business would merge with the newly created legal pot business, to create a sort of Super Head Shop — where one …

State and Local Politics
Todd Donovan, Daniel Smith, Tracy Osborn, Christopher Mooney, published 2014, 640 pages

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Medical cannabis – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_cannabis
Medical cannabis (or medical marijuana) refers to the use of cannabis and its
constituent cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol …


Drug Enforcement Administration

of Justice , tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States. Raids on medical marijuana dispensaries: Image:DEA Raid

Medical Cannabis and  Its Impact on Human Health a Cannabis DocumentaryMedical Cannabis and Its Impact on Human Health a Cannabis Documentary
In this myth shattering, information packed documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and its demonstrated effects …

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – DrugFacts – Is Marijuana Medicine
http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana-medicine
Misperceptions of Safety Growing acceptance of medical marijuana (and now its legalization for recreational use in two states) may be influencing how young people perceive the harm associated with marijuana use generally.

medical-marijuana-uses-and-benefits-14763201Medical Marijuana Uses and Benefits
from marijuanaedibles, 1 year ago in Health & Medicine
Marijuana/Cannabis uses in Industrial Textiles, Paper Industry, Agricultural Benefits, Personal Hygiene, Bio Mass

Senate just approved medical marijuana bill
KCCI Des Moines, on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:09:42 -0700
It allows the medical use of oil derived from the cannabis plant as a last-resort treatment for seizures caused by a chronic form of epilepsy. The oil cannot be smoked and doesn't create a high. It would have to be obtained in another state that


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State-By-State Medical Marijuana Laws – Marijuana Policy Project

http://www.mpp.org/legislation/state-by-state-medical-marijuana-laws.html
The Marijuana Policy Project's 2013 edition of its state-by-state report on medical
marijuana laws in the U.S..


Oregon Ballot Measure 67 (1998)

The Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, a law in the U.S. state of Oregon , was publisher National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

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Sat, Aug 3: Medical marijuana users are outraged by new laws announced last month which will mean they can no longer grow their own pot. In Canada almost 30,…

Medical Marijuana Laws – A State-By-State Comparison – NPR
http://www.npr.org/2011/07/12/126137481/medical-marijuana-laws-a-state-by-state-comparison
Since California first passed its medical marijuana law in 1996, the District of Columbia and 15 other states have followed suit. The law in Maryland simply protects the seriously ill from being prosecuted, but it doesn't set up a system for patients to obtain the herb.

an-employEmployment Attorney Perspectives on Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Law
from jacksonwhite, 5 months ago in Health & Medicine
A JacksonWhite employment law attorney explains the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and what AZ employers need to know.

Medical Marijuana Laws Have Not Increased Use Of Pot Among Teenagers …
Medical Daily, on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Legalization of pot remains a controversial and confusing issue within the U.S. Until the federal government passed the Marijuana Stamp Act of 1937, marijuana was legal to possess and use for medical reasons in every state of the Union. Many drugs …

Study: Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With …
http://blog.norml.org/
The enactment of state laws legalizing the physicians-recommended use of cannabis therapy is not associated with increased levels of marijuana use by young people, according to data published online in the Journal of …

Medical Marijuana Law
Richard Boire, Kevin Feeney, published 2007, 240 pages

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Marijuana Policy Project

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) is the largest organization working solely on (3) change state laws to reduce or eliminate penalties

Federal Government Won't Block State Marijuana LawsFederal Government Won’t Block State Marijuana Laws
Department of Justice will not sue Washington and Colorado for legalizing recreational pot.

Respect State Marijuana Laws Act Introduced In Congress
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/12/respect-state-marijuana-laws-act_n_3070501.html
"This bipartisan bill represents a common-sense approach that establishes federal government respect for all states' marijuana laws. It does so by keeping the federal government out of the business of criminalizing marijuana activities in states that don't want it to be criminal," said Rohrbacher, in a statement.

marijuana-lawsMarijuana laws
from nikhil_jhunjhnuwala, 1 year ago in
A short guide on marijuana state laws and federal regulation. To see the whole infographic: http://myright.me/marijuana/marijuana-laws-infographic/. To get more information: http://myright.me/marijuana/america-vs-marijuana-a-battle-for-state-rights/

If You Support Legal Marijuana, Memorize These 13 Stats
Huffington Post, on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:06:19 -0700
Regardless of your feelings about legalizing marijuana, it's hard to deny that legal weed would be a bonanza for cash-strapped states, just as tobacco and alcohol already are. With Colorado and Washington starting to tax and regulate recreational weed

Study: Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With …
http://blog.norml.org/
The enactment of state laws legalizing the physicians-recommended use of cannabis therapy is not associated with increased levels of marijuana use by young people, according to data published online in the Journal of …

Medical Marijuana Law
Richard Boire, Kevin Feeney, published 2007, 240 pages

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State Laws – NORML.org – Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

http://norml.org/laws/
Select to show which states have these types of laws. Drugged Driving …
Legalization · Medical MarijuanaNew Hampshire Laws & Penalties · READ
MORE …


Marijuana Policy Project

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) is the largest organization working solely on (3) change state laws to reduce or eliminate penalties

Marijuana Is Now Legal In ColoradoMarijuana Is Now Legal In Colorado
Colorado has made recreational marijuana legal, and as the new law has taken effect, legal marijuana stores have opened up to much fanfare–but no drug-fuele…

Barney Frank, Ron Paul Pressure Obama on New Marijuana Laws – The Nation
http://www.thenation.com/blog/171252/barney-frank-ron-paul-pressure-obama-new-marijuana-laws
Representatives Barney Frank (D-MA) and Ron Paul (R-TX) are asking the federal government to respect new decriminalization laws in the states–while Latin American leaders get involved as well.

permanent-retail-marijuana-rules-adopted-january-10-2014Colorado MMIP | Permanent Retail Marijuana Rules, Adopted January 10, 2014
from coloradommip, 3 weeks ago in Health & Medicine
Permanent Retail Marijuana Rules, Adopted January 10, 2014

Canada's new marijuana laws set stage for growth
MarketWatch, on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:28:22 -0700
Now, after a change this month in Canada's production and distribution laws made it legal for any licensed company to grow and ship medical marijuana to patients, and illegal for patients to grow their own, Zettl finds himself competing with a dozen

Are Colorado Drivers Being Profiled in Other States Due to …
http://foxnewsinsider.com/about/
… Centennial State. Legal experts say we could see a string of lawsuits, like the one filed by a 70-year-old retiree against the Idaho State Police. … Are CO Drivers Being Profiled in Other States Due to New Marijuana Law?


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Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use – CBS News

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/two-denver-deaths-tied-to-recreational-marijuana-use/
3 days ago DENVER – This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and
while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the …


Charlotte’s Web (cannabis)

Charlotte’s Web is a strain of medical marijuana processed into a marijuana psychoactive “high ” typically associated with recreational marijuana use.

New Jersey Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Legalize Marijuana For Recreational UseNew Jersey Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Use
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Miss America Contestant Opposes All Marijuana Use That Isn't Recreational or Medicinal
http://gawker.com/5975719/miss-america-contestant-opposes-all-marijuana-use-that-isnt-recreational-or-medicinal
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recreational-thc-marijuana-cannabis-presentationRecreational THC Marijuana Cannabis
from guest871a97, 5 years ago in Health & Medicine
Recreational THC Marijuana Cannabis

Recreational Pot Use Harmful to Young People's Brains
TIME, on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:04:55 -0700
In a piece earlier this year, based on other research from Northwestern on the effects of heavy marijuana use, I suggested that young people should hold off on smoking pot as long as possible because their brains are still developing and the earlier

Murder, Illnesses Prompt Second Look at Recreational …
http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
The reports of edible marijuana making children sick and possibly playing a role in Kristine Kirk's murder coincides with a new study showing that casual marijuana use can cause changes in the brain. Published in the Journal …

The Science of Marijuana
Leslie L. Iversen, published 2007, 296 pages

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Drug policy of Colorado – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Colorado
1.1 Recreational; 1.2 Medical; 1.3 History … Under this law, patients may possess
up to 2 ounces of medicinal cannabis and may cultivate no more than six …


Colorado Amendment 64

marijuana—to see that our current laws are not working Many supporters bills into law implementing the final regulations for recreational marijuana

Colorado Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Million On First Day : World's First Marijuana StoreColorado Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Million On First Day : World’s First Marijuana Store
Well, it’s official: You can legally buy weed in Colorado now, as long as you’re 21 or older. The state began the sale of recreational marijuana Wednesday, m…

ABA Journal – Voters OK Recreational Pot in Two States – Colo. Governor – Don't Break Out the Cheetos
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/voters_ok_recreational_pot_in_two_states_colo._governor_dont_break_out_the_
According to the Seattle Times, "The vote puts Washington and Colorado to the left of the Netherlands on marijuana law, and makes them the nexus of a new social experiment with uncertain consequences." Voters in Oregon, on the other hand, defeated a measure to allow recreational marijuana.

white-paper-on-marijuana-dispensaries-caWhite paper on marijuana dispensaries ca
from purevolutionenterprise, 2 years ago in News & Politics
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With sales now legal, cannabis lovers take Denver's 420 weekend to new highs
CNN, on Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:35:20 -0700
Though the date has long been observed in Colorado, this is the first celebration since recreational sales of marijuana became legal here on New Year's Day. (Recreational use became legal in late 2012.) Replete with the Denver "420 Rally" in Civic

Annual 4/20 Year in Review for Marijuana: First Legal Sales …
http://justsaynow.firedoglake.com/
Colorado – The other major change was legal recreational marijuana sales finally started in Colorado this January. Fortunately, there was no effort by the federal government to stop these businesses and no major problems …

Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink?
Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, Mason Tvert, published 2013, 224 pages