Cannabis news roundup

Cannabis News Roundup: January 18, 2013

Jan 18, 2013

(ASA) // Advocacy group Americans for Safe Access is claiming a court victory after the California Supreme Court this week “denied depublication” of a closely watched cannabis dispensary case from San Diego. One element: the Attorney General argued that members of cannabis collectives had to contribute in some manner to the cultivation of the cannabis they purchase. The court did not agree. (Financial Times) // Last week we included an editorial from the Wall Street Journal titled “Have We...

"People often forget that at the turn of the last century, drugs were entirely legal," says Bay Area resident Dale Gieringer, coordinator of the California chapter of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

(SFExaminer) // There is no war on drugs. Calling cannabis medicine sends a terrible message to the nation’s teens. And the Obama Administration strongly believes it is a false choice to consider legalization. These are some of the comments Gil Kerlikowske made this week in San Francisco. He leads the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the agency that last week admitted that Mexican gangs are not involved in growing cannabis in illegal plots in national forests. (Reuters) // Harborside...

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Dec 4, 2012

(SFWeekly) // A judge ruled Friday that Harborside Health Center cannot be evicted under state law , but the U.S. Attorney’s Office would still like to seize the property under federal law. That decision could come before the end of the month, although it has been postponed before. (Christian Science Monitor) // Regular Cannabis News Roundup readers know how the federal government has dealt with California’s medical cannabis providers who are accused of overstepping the law: their operations...

Cannabis news roundup

Dec 4, 2012

(SFWeekly) // A judge ruled Friday that Harborside Health Center cannot be evicted under state law , but the U.S. Attorney’s Office would still like to seize the property under federal law. That decision could come before the end of the month, although it has been postponed before. (Christian Science Monitor) // Regular Cannabis News Roundup readers know how the federal government has dealt with California’s medical cannabis providers who are accused of overstepping the law: their operations...

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