cannabis

1:33pm

Fri September 14, 2012
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup - Book Review: “Drugs - without the hot air”

David Nutt is the former chair of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. He might still have that post if not for the horses.

In a rational (and non-political) examination of harmful activities, he noted that around ten people die each year in the United Kingdom while riding horses. And there are more than a hundred traffic accidents involving horses annually, some also resulting in death.

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11:11am

Tue September 4, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup: September 4, 2012

(CourthouseNews.com)  // Harborside Health Center’s landlord in San Jose is asking a federal judge to stop HHC from growing or storing marijuana on the property, saying that they thought it was legal to operate such a dispensary when they originally leased the space. The move is an attempt to prevent the U.S. Dept. of Justice from seizing the property for harboring illegal activities.

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12:14pm

Thu August 23, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup: August 23, 2012

(Americans for Safe Access) // The Los Angeles ban on cannabis dispensaries is now on shaky legal ground after the State Supreme Court tossed out the case upon which the decision rests.

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1:37pm

Tue August 7, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup: August 7, 2012

(Newsday) // The federal tax court has ruled against San Francisco’s now-closed Vapor Room. It means the business owes thousands of dollars in back taxes – and has wide implications for all dispensaries.

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8:24pm

Wed July 25, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup

(LA Times) // The Los Angeles City Council passed a total ban on cannabis dispensaries July 24. It doesn’t directly impact dispensaries in other parts of the state, other than to add to the air of uncertainty surrounding the industry.

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