Mark Leno http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: October 3, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-october-3-2013 <p><strong><em>California ready to approve hemp productions, with federal approval&hellip; Canada overhauls their medical cannabis production plan&hellip; &ldquo;Little measurable effect&rdquo; for cannabis users concerning health needs&hellip;&nbsp; NORML moves closer to a Super Bowl ad&hellip; and more. </em></strong></p><p><strong><em>LEGISLATION </em></strong></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:02:08 +0000 Steven Short 33922 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: October 3, 2013 Cannabis News Roundup: March 8, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-march-8-2013 <p>(Politico) // “The people in the federal hierarchy are in an impossible position” when it comes to cannabis regulation, according to US Senator Earl Blumenauer of Oregon. He hopes to correct that with <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/bill-unveiled-to-legalize-medical-pot-88031.html#ixzz2MXvCvW1P">federal legislation</a> introduced Monday.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 22:36:50 +0000 Steven Short 24190 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: March 8, 2013 Cannabis News Roundup: February 1, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-february-1-2013 <p>(SFGate) // Close Harborside Health Center in Oakland and “tens of thousands of patients” will be forced to buy cannabis on street corners. That’s the City of Oakland’s argument, as presented yesterday in the on-going <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Oakland-feds-fight-over-pot-dispensary-4241148.php">forfeiture case</a> against the mega-dispensary and the US Attorney. The US Attorney, in turn, says Oakland doesn’t have any legal rights in this case. No comment from the judge on her eventual decision.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:50:21 +0000 Steven Short 22558 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: February 1, 2013 Dispatches from the Inside: A prisoner's take on the War on Drugs http://kalw.org/post/dispatches-inside-prisoners-take-war-drugs <p><em>Richard Gilliam is incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison.&nbsp;</em></p><p>May 25, 2012</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Richard Gilliam 12781 at http://kalw.org Dispatches from the Inside: A prisoner's take on the War on Drugs