Cannabis news roundup

1:56pm

Fri August 2, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Book Review: HUMBOLDT: Life on America's Marijuana Frontier

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Author Emily Brady is not new to the world of cannabis. She was visiting a friend when authorities removed the friend’s father from their house in a drug raid. Brady was 14 at the time. What is new, she discovered in researching this book, is cannabis culture itself. “What started as a lark 40 years ago,” she notes, “has become the backbone of the economy” in rural northern California.

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2:09pm

Fri May 24, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 24, 2013

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OAS calls for flexibility… New health findings… Supreme Court just says no… “Great Gatsby” was a pot dealer… and more!

POLITICS & COURTS

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3:07pm

Fri May 17, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 17, 2013

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US Attny. targets SF center… Positives reported in two clinical trials… Jimmy Carter denounces legalization… Dueling conferences in Bay Area this weekend… and more!

>> Politics and Legalization

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1:48pm

Fri May 10, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 10, 2013

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Court says counties can ban dispensaries… US Attorney targets Berkeley Patients Group… New research: cannabis smoke doesn’t increase cancer risks… and more!

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1:21pm

Fri May 3, 2013
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: May 3, 2013

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DEA resumes threats against landlords renting to dispensaries…. Cannabis college recognized by Dept. of Higher Ed…. Softer possession legislation passes CA Senate…. and more!

Seattle Times // The Drug Enforcement Administration notified eleven cannabis dispensaries in and around Seattle this week that they could be shut down because they’re too close to prohibited areas such as parks and schools.

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