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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Iowa man convicted of growing pot heads to Oregon

Benton Mackenzie is a 48-year-old terminal cancer patient who was convicted earlier this month of growing 71 marijuana plants in his rural Scott County home.

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Related Topix: Drugs

5 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the Museum of History and Industry.

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7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

San Jose pot clubs fall short on petition drive

The City Clerk's office on Monday says supporters came up more than 10,000 signatures short of the 33,262 registered voters needed to put their measure seeking more loose regulations on the ballot in November, according to the San Jose Mercury News .

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8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

German court: chronically ill could grow marijuana

Some Germans may soon be able to grow their own marijuana to relieve chronic pain after a ruling from a court in Cologne.

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8 hrs ago | The Marion Star

5 ways you can still get busted for pot in Colo., Wash

While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all.

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Related Topix: Washington, Washington Government

8 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

German court: chronically ill could grow marijuana

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Epidemic

10 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Charlotte's Web Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough for Many Parents of Epileptics

Paula Crews, a suburban mom with short black hair, dumps a stick of butter into a double boiler and stirs in her secret ingredient.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rick Scott, US Governors, Weston, FL

11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Arkansas AG rejects medical pot measure wording

McDaniel's office on Monday rejected the wording of the proposal by Arkansans for Compassionate Care, which had tried unsuccessfully to get medical marijuana legalization on this year's ballot.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government

16 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Pasco bans marijuana sales

The Pasco City Council voted 6-1 Monday evening to ban recreational and medical marijuana businesses in the city limits.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Richland, WA, West Richland, WA, Kennewick, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Marchers press for medical marijuana

Marchers on Sunday celebrated a partial victory in Missouri, but pushed for legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri and Kansas, KSHB reports.

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WBNS

Correction: Marijuana Research-Professor Fired

In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new poll.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Autos

Business Journal

State to discuss medical marijuana rules Aug. 1

The Florida Department of Health's Office of Compassionate Use will hold a second public meeting Aug. 1 to discuss potential medical marijuana regulations in Florida.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

WYMG-FM Springfield

Medical Marijuana for Kids Approved

Gov. Quinn has signed legislation that will allow minors with epilepsy to use medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Lexington Herald-Leader

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Food, Candy

Sunherald.com

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Drugs, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Paper to correct story on Arizona's London Bridge

A British tabloid will issue a correction Monday for a story stating Arizona's own London Bridge could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism, Lake Havasu City officials said.

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Related Topix: Lake Havasu City, AZ, Drugs

Reuters

Illinois legalizes medical marijuana for children with seizures

Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Switched

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn't Giving Up On Marijuana Research

Veterans, medical marijuana activists and scientists welcomed the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona

Post and Courier

Mark Sanford supports opening up banking for the marijuana states

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford last week supported two congressional amendments that would allow pot sellers in states with legalized recreational marijuana to gain full access to the federal banking system.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mark Sanford, US Governors, US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

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