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Cannabis News Roundup: 03.28.14

Smaller school buffers considered in San Francisco…  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.

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COPS & COURTS

SF City Planning Commission considers smaller school buffer zones // SF Gate            Change would “create city-wide ‘green zones’.” The Planning Commission tells the CNR that the report and its recommendations were accepted Thursday, with minor modifications.

Two Bay Area Counties vote to regulate e-cigarettes  // NBC-TV

California Supreme Court OKs bans on local cultivation and businesses // MJ Business Daily

Martinez approves backyard growing, despite resistance // Contra Costa Times 

Dogs unreliable in traffic searches for illegal drugs // NORML          Study produced false alerts 36 percent of the time.

Ban on sweet cannabis edibles recommended by Oregon Health Authority // MJ Business Daily

No increase in crime connected to legal medical cannabis, study finds  // PLOSone     

HEALTH

American Academy of Neurology endorses cannabis for MS // National Pain Report

Learn about the federally sanctioned PTSD tests on cannabis // SF Gate

L.A. family fires doctor, gets second opinion, on CBD seizure treatment // Huff Post

Utah approves CBD treatments for childhood epilepsy // Yahoo News     But parents must go out of state to acquire the extract.

IN OTHER NEWS…

Colorado issues "Drive High, Get a DUI" PSAs // East Bay Express      This, despite a 10% drop in traffic fatalities since legalization.

Drug-Free America group drops anti-pot stance // SF Gate    Focus will now be on parent education.

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