marijuana legalization http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: 05.30.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-053014 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>House of Representatives votes to block funds for dispensary raids… &nbsp;Statewide regulation bills meet opposite fates in California… Legalization news from Minnesota, Nevada, Kentucky… Former premier of Canadian province joins cannabis firm… Do you know the “Weed Fairy”?...&nbsp; and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>LEGALIZATION</em></strong></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 17:57:11 +0000 Steven Short 44541 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 05.30.14 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