Cannabis news roundup

10:37am

Fri September 12, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 09.12.14

M.W. Benutzer

UN urges rethink on drugs… Illegal grows shrink in Mendo… Sungrown pot for sale… “Teen smoker” report causes friction… Ganja Yoga is relaxing… and more.

LEGALIZATION        

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9:54am

Fri September 5, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 09.05.14

M.W. Benutzer

Restraining order refused in Lake County cannabis case… OK for Washington town to ban “pot shops”…  You want THC with that PBJ?... Legalization survey shows most support ever… and more.

LEGALIZATION        

Thousands of pot inmates to be released from Italian jails // The Weed Blog   The judicial system is reverting to previous sentencing rules. About 40 percent of Italian inmates are serving time for drug crimes.

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10:02am

Fri August 29, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.29.14

M.W. Benutzer

Major Oregon paper endorses legalization… Washington State’s recreational statute defended… Can CBD-cannabis qualify as hemp?...  Deaths drop in legal pot states… and more.

LEGALIZATION        

Oregon’s leading paper endorses recreational marijuana // The Oregonian    “Oregonians should support outright legalization.” 

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10:00am

Fri August 22, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.22.14

M.W. Benutzer

USA Today runs cannabis ad… Hemp grows in Kentucky, again… Domestic violence may drop in pot households… Music pick… and more.

BUSINESS

Plenty of “clean money” investors are watching the cannabis market // SF Weekly   “There are entire floors on Wall Street evaluating this industry right now,” says one East Bay investment group. And that’s despite the legal obstacles.

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10:03am

Fri August 15, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.15.14

M.W. Benutzer

No statewide regulations this year… Banks cautiously work with cannabis customers… Hemp-powered batteries? ...  Amsterdam vs. Boulder ... and more.

LEGALIZATION        

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