NORML http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: 03.28.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-032814 <p><strong><em>Smaller school buffers considered in San Francisco…&nbsp; E-cigs treated like tobacco in two Bay Area counties… Local cultivation bans upheld by CA Supreme Court… Cannabis endorsed for MS treatment… and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [&gt; Intended for 03.28.14]</strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>COPS &amp; COURTS</em></strong></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:08:34 +0000 Steven Short 42028 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 03.28.14 Hazy Future: New Opportunities and Conflicts for Marijuana Legalization in CA http://kalw.org/post/hazy-future-new-opportunities-and-conflicts-marijuana-legalization-ca <p>City Visions explores the policy&nbsp;conflicts facing the marijuana legalization movement in California. Do the recent ballot victories in Colorado and Washington provide new momentum for cannabis legalization in the Golden State? Or will enforcement of federal law by the Department of Justice prevent California from forging its own vision for the use and sale of marijuana?&nbsp;&nbsp;Host Victoria Thorp discusses these questions and more with guests Dr. Robert&nbsp;MacCoun,&nbsp;Professor of Public Policy and Law,&nbsp;UC&nbsp;Berkeley, Beau&nbsp;Kilmer, Senior Policy&nbsp;Analyst at the RAND Institute's Drug Policy Research Center, and&nbsp;Dale&nbsp;Gieringer, Director of Cal&nbsp;NORML&nbsp;(National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws).</p><p><strong>Additional resources:</strong></p><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CalNORML's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> conference "<a href="http://www.canorml.org/100years">Cannabis in California:&nbsp; Ending the 100 Year War</a>,"&nbsp;January 26 and 27</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.rand.org/events/2013/02/11.html">RAND Webcast on Marijuana Regulations</a>, February 11th</span><h1 id="RANDTitleHeadingId" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding: 0px; border-collapse: collapse; border: 0px; font-size: 1.8rem; font-weight: bold; color: rgb(102, 51, 153); line-height: 2.1rem; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</h1></li></ul><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:59:27 +0000 City Visions 21455 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: December 21, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-december-21-2012 <p>(Oakland Tribune) //&nbsp; Harborside Healthcenter’s <a href="http://www.insidebayarea.com/oakland-tribune/ci_22233739/nations-largest-medical-marijuana-dispensary-fights-federal-court">eviction notice</a> was heard in federal court yesterday in San Francisco. As noted in our last roundup, the question of “when” still seems to be as important as “what,” since Harborside was openly selling marijuana for six years before the US Attorney became interested.</p><p>Judge Maria Elena James did not announce a decision in the case, but indicated she will do so “as soon as possible.”</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 18:59:06 +0000 Steven Short 20883 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: December 21, 2012 Cannabis News Roundup: October 15, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-october-15-2012-0 <p dir="ltr" style="margin-left: -0.05pt;margin-right: -0.05pt;text-indent: -0.05pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">(ASA) // The scientific merits of medical cannabis will be considered in </span><a href="http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/182/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1257690"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:'Times New Roman';color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-we Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:08:03 +0000 Steven Short 18025 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: October 15, 2012 Cannabis news roundup http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup <p>Photo: Haight Ashbury cannabis shop. Credit: Creative Commons contributor g.kallenborn</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 17:36:18 +0000 Steven Short 10957 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup