Cannabis news roundup

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California coalitions begin to form around “Adult Use” measure… Look inside a Cannabis Cup… South American news…  Banking survey… What Rick Steves says… and more.

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“Cannabis chief” requirements… Recreational cannabis lacks broad support in California… Post Office won’t deliver newspapers with marijuana ads… Business… Health… and more.

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Oaksterdam founder endorses AUMA… Legalization might not end black market… Jimi Hendrix brand launched… Health... Opinions… and more.

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Colombia to legalize medical cannabis… City offered cut in grow site… First tribal reservation store opens… More bad news for concentrates… Health… Events… and Willie Nelson.

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Sean “The Disruptor” Parker joins the cause… Growers required to register… “Armed commandos” threaten Mendo growers… Feds investigate working conditions for bud-trimmers… and more.

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“Adult Use of Marijuana Act” gets big boost // SF Weekly   This 2016 ballot initiative pulls ahead in a crowded field.

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Cannabis spray gets mixed results… 2016 ballot to see multiple pot proposals… Ask your vet if CBD is right for your dog… Teen use of pot “significantly lower”… and more.

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Oregon’s new recreational regs OK: dispensaries // MJ Biz Daily  Some sections are “less than desirable,” but those might be corrected when the final rules are released.

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Justice Dept. must follow Congressional rule on dispensaries… Taxi testing in San Francisco… Oakland ready to cash in on cannabis… Our neighbors consider legalization… and more.

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California's new medical marijuana law… Marijuana and the Presidential candidates… New thoughts on "marijuana banks"… Runner's high vs. marijuana high… and more. 

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ReformCA files their initiative… Splits in legalization coalition… Growers grapple with “drifting odors”… 12-year-olds predict the future… and more.

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Legalization should be state’s decision, says A.G. // The Joint Blog  Loretta Lynch also outlined steps “to avoid federal interference.”

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Dispensary operator sues Berkeley… “Serious misconduct” at DEA… News from native tribes… How to stop football brawls... Can you be fired with a prescription?  And more.

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A manifesto, by definition, is not usually easy reading, which is why Steve DeAngelo has combined his eight-point program with scientific and historical details, interspersed with stories about his life.

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What Governor Brown wants…  Students smoke more pot than tobacco now…  Pesticides finally being studied… Sperm counts drop “significantly”… Cannabis for your kitty?  And more.

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Legalization campaigns need cash… Tribe breaks ties with town police over marijuana… Delivery services aid in education… Are firefighters getting high on the job? … and more.

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Cannabis bill shelved due to cost… Harborside: good news and bad news… Pesticides in concentrates… and more.

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California’s statewide medical cannabis bill put on hold // EastBayExpress   The widely supported bill was tabled because of it’s $20 million estimated implementation cost.

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Oakland considers official pot farms, again… Oakland union official is a suspect in kickback scheme… Slimmer waists for smokers… Shakespeare’s garden… and more.

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GOP looks to cannabis for possible revenue // Pressreader.com   “No new taxes” doesn’t extend to medical marijuana, and the proposal has the support of Humboldt  growers group.

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Attorney Haig resigns… “pot probably safer than heroin”… CBD “appears safe”…  Nevada gets first dispensary… Opinions…  and more.

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Federal agencies cannot use Oakland police for cannabis raids // EastBayExpress.com   The action directly relates to the 2012 raid on Oaksterdam University and related businesses.

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Republicans kill federal research… Two California bills move ahead… Three more raids… “Farm to table” cuts out dispensaries… Don’t look at women that way… K-High Radio... and more.

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Marijuana “sucking rivers dry”… Oregon’s recreational law: it’s complicated… Are delivery services legal?  Kosher cannabis… and more.

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“Huge step forward” by White House… Major raids in Emerald Triangle… Is “medical marijuana” real?...   Cannabis Cup winners… and more.

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Hopes run high for statewide regulations… Teen use does not increase in legal states… How many hours a week do Americans get high? … and more.

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Statewide cannabis rules could become a reality // EastBayExpress.com   Assembly passage of AB 266 “is an unprecedented compromise.”

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Hash oil explosions targeted by lawmaker… Cops behaving badly… Jimi Hendrix is now a brand… Giants hire a pot user… and more.

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Illegal grows on public lands targeted by Assembly…  Dispensary troubles… Native tribes warned about cultivation plans… Louis Armstrong's “marijuana tapes”… and more.

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Feinstein evolves on CBD… Harris: War on drugs has failed… Oakland airport workers charged as smugglers… How to roll a joint…  and more.

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McDonald’s to go to court over drugs?   Lobby Day in D.C.   Sidecar delivers cannabis in SF… Morgan Freeman says “Legalize it”… and more.

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Another ballot measure to consider… Cannabis for chronic pain and autism?  Stevie Wonder & Snoop Dog, together at last… and more.

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Farm-to-table comes to cannabis… Synthetic pot sends users to hospital… Should women smoke more marijuana?  And more.

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Cannabis goes to Congress… Nevada first state with 2016 ballot measure… “I speak for the salmon”…  Business news… Lawyer drops baggy in court room… and more.

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Group seeks change in UN drug policy… Will Congress legalize marijuana?...  So Cal tribe forms cannabis business… CBD news… and more.

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