Mon April 7, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 03.28.14

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Smaller school buffers considered in San Francisco…  E-cigs treated like tobacco in two Bay Area counties… Local cultivation bans upheld by CA Supreme Court… Cannabis endorsed for MS treatment… and more.

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Tue January 8, 2013
City Visions: January 14th, 2013

Hazy Future: New Opportunities and Conflicts for Marijuana Legalization in CA

City Visions explores the policy conflicts facing the marijuana legalization movement in California. Do the recent ballot victories in Colorado and Washington provide new momentum for cannabis legalization in the Golden State? Or will enforcement of federal law by the Department of Justice prevent California from forging its own vision for the use and sale of marijuana?  Host Victoria Thorp discusses these questions and more with guests Dr. Robert MacCoun, Professor of Public Policy and Law, UC Berkeley, Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Institute's Drug Policy Research Center, and Dale Gieringer, Director of Cal NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws).

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Fri December 21, 2012
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: December 21, 2012

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(Oakland Tribune) //  Harborside Healthcenter’s eviction notice was heard in federal court yesterday in San Francisco. As noted in our last roundup, the question of “when” still seems to be as important as “what,” since Harborside was openly selling marijuana for six years before the US Attorney became interested.

Judge Maria Elena James did not announce a decision in the case, but indicated she will do so “as soon as possible.”

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Mon October 15, 2012
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: October 15, 2012

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(ASA) // The scientific merits of medical cannabis will be considered in federal court for the first time in nearly 20 years tomorrow. The US Court of Appeals in Washington, DC is set to hear oral arguments challenging the government’s classification of marijuana as a seriously dangerous drug, with no medicinal value. Their decision could come at any time, but proponents don’t expect an answer for several months.

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Mon May 21, 2012

Cannabis news roundup

Photo: Haight Ashbury cannabis shop. Credit: Creative Commons contributor g.kallenborn

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