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California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

The newly formed California Native American Cannabis Association is asking Gov. Jerry Brown to begin government-to-government consultations with tribes to ensure that cannabis regulations include specific language to respect tribal sovereignty and the right...
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DC Bans Private Marijuana Clubs, Making Legalization Even Murkier

The District’s cannabis legalization, already perhaps the most convoluted local drug-reform policy anywhere in the United States, became even more contorted Tuesday when the DC Council voted to ban the creation of private clubs for marijuana consumption. The...
Colorado organization gives away free marijuana

Colorado organization offering free marijuana to veterans

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (KXRM)–  The Dab Lounge in is hosting their ‘Spring Bake’ event and taking part is a group called the ‘Veteran Farmers Alliance.’The founder, Steve Defino, says marijuana helped him heal after...
Shona Banda Sues State Over Son's Removal

Kansas marijuana advocate Shona Banda sues state over son’s removal

HIGHLIGHTSShona Banda is suing the state, other agenciesShe claims they violated her constitutional rights to parent her son, treat diseaseLawsuit: “Emerging awareness” of marijuana’s medicinal benefits establishes right to use The Garden City mother who...
Ohio Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana plan heads to Gov. Kasich

COLUMBUS — Ohio could soon become the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana if Gov. John Kasich signs a plan passed Wednesday.By a margin of just three votes, senators approved legalizing medical marijuana while still...
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Ohio lawmakers plan to unveil medical marijuana proposal

The Ohio House is expected to roll out a medical marijuana proposal today, while the Senate also is winding down its examination of the issue as the two chambers consider action ahead of a...
New Hampshire marijuana

Why some New Hampshire veterans can’t get medical marijuana

During a tour in Iraq, Infantryman Jeremy Sparks’s Army convoy was driving over a bridge when the entire structure collapsed. “We just dropped, it was like something out of a cartoon,” Sparks said. The 40-year-old...
Toronto Police Raid medical marijuana dispensaries

Anger after Toronto police raid dozens of marijuana shops

Marijuana dispensaries are in nebulous legal territory because while medical marijuana is legal across Canada, authorities say only sellers licensed by Health Canada, which distribute products via mail, are legal."Knowingly selling without a license...
Louisianna medical marijuana

Louisiana’s House medical marijuana bill dies, sets up debate for Senate version

A bill that would have substantially expanded Louisiana's medical marijuana laws and allowed patients to petition the state to add conditions qualified for treatment died in the House Health and Welfare Committee on Wednesday...
Maryland Medical Marijuana

Maryland patients still waiting for medical marijuana

ANNAPOLIS — While Maryland is on pace to have one of the slowest rollouts of medical marijuana in the country, patients across the state must skirt the law if they want to treat themselves. It...