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Fri January 3, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 3, 2014

CA A.G. thinks legalization could save millions, while producing millions… Colorado’s recreational launch a success… Protect your pets… Reader’s Digest lists pot as a reason 2014 will be a good year… and more.

COPS & COURTS

Marijuana legalization could save California millions while bringing in millions in taxes // State Attorney General

204 bales of marijuana were found near San Simeon in central California last week. // The Tribune

BUSINESS

Dispensaries in the nation’s capital are losing money// Los Angeles Times

Cannabis businesses see surge in stock prices // SF Gate

Recreational cannabis comes to Colorado ... // Denver Post

…and that concerns some of the family-friendly ski resorts // USA Today

If only the Affordable Care Act launch was as smooth as the opening of recreational cannabis in Colorado // East Bay Express

HEALTH

CDB extract controls colon cancer cells// National Library of Medicine

IT’S A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, SO KEEP IT UNDER CONTROL

Number of pet overdoses reaches record high // SF Gate

IN OTHER NEWS

Why keep claiming there isn’t enough cannabis research?// Salon       "We now know as much, if not more, about pot than we know about the actions of alcohol, tobacco and many prescription pharmaceuticals.”

It’s a happy new year for dozens of drug offenders pardoned by Gov. Jerry Brown // Toke of the Town

2014 will be a better year because “medical marijuana flourishes”// Reader’s Digest       Reader’s Digest lists this as  # 4. Yes, Reader’s Digest!

Top Ten Cannabis Topics of 2013 // SF Gate        The Roundup offers this roundup.

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