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41 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Quick verdict in killing of Oakland pot grower during robbery

Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding a Hercules man guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder for his role in the 2011 killing of an Oakland marijuana grower during a robbery gone wrong in Alameda.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS Local

More Colorado Pot Seized In The Mail, Report Says

A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Science Daily

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of South Florida

The Washington Post

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

The government opened the registration period Wednesday as the South American country rolls out its marijuana legalization program in stages.

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Related Topix: World News

KMIZ

WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

WeedHire in a new app that connects pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators to potential employees.

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Related Topix: Drugs, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Lewistown Sentinel

Conservative lawmaker aids medical marijuana push

Folmer pored over studies and news articles while his wife, Sheila, wondered why he lingered at their computer all weekend.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law

WWLP

Study: Medical marijuana states have fewer deaths

The study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at medical marijuana laws and death certificate data in all 50 states between 1999 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA

Local TV Station KTVZ

Recall fails over medical marijuana dispensaries

Four city councilors in the Jackson County city of Gold Hill have survived a recall vote over approving a license for a medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, OR, Gold Hill, OR, Grants Pass, OR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Speakers: Iowa's Medical Marijuana Law Needs Work

Speakers at an administrative hearing say they're frustrated at the difficulty in obtaining a marijuana extract despite Iowa's new law.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA

WWLP

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A company that lost its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary wants a judge to overturn the state's decision.

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WFNT-AM Burton

Flint City Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Rules

At their meeting Monday night, the Flint City Council took up the issue of medical marijuana.

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Times-Standard

Colfax man arrested after deputies find 14 pounds of cannabis in his car

On Monday, at approximately 10 p.m., two Humboldt County Sheriff's Office deputies saw a white 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo driving erratically on U.S. Highway 101 in Orick.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, Prison, Orick, CA

ABC News

Colorado's Anti-Pot 'Lab Rat' Campaign Hits Snag

A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat."

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Pro-Marijuana Group Planning State Fair Protest

Supporters of medical marijuana and industrial hemp are planning on staging a protest Friday that will begin at the South Dakota State Fair.

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ReporterHerald.com

Sarah Silverman took marijuana to Emmys

That's right. She had the grass, the herb, the chronic, the reefer, the stink weed, the Mary J, the ... Anyway, "Masters of Sex" actress told E! News during a red carpet interview she brought her phone, some gum and some marijuana.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, E! News, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Science Daily

25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths in states allowing medical marijuana

On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

KFVS12

Illinois seeks medical marijuana board nominees

The new medical marijuana program in Illinois is looking for health professionals and patients to serve on an advisory board.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Sky high: Canadian marijuana firms soar on market debut

A marijuana plant stands amid a plantation discovered near San Quintin in Baja California state, Mexico, in July, 2011.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

MLive.com

Midday Muskegon headlines: Medical marijuana moratorium, armed pot robbery, Shoreline Jazz Fest

The biggest news coming out of the Muskegon City Commission this week is what it will not be voting on: a new medical marijuana ordinance.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI

TheBostonChannel.com

Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

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