Cannabis News Roundup by Steven Short

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11:22am

Fri May 16, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 05.16.14

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Legislation progresses from coast to coast…  San Jose dispensaries conflicted over taxes… Microsoft loses tech award to cannabis site…  Alzheimer’s reduced by THC & CBD… “Classically Cannabis” concerts canceled... and more.

LEGALIZATION

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10:09am

Fri May 9, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Cannabis News Roundup: 05.09.14

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SF General to study cannabis as aide for sickle cell sufferers… Don’t look for pot parties in newly legal Uruguay… “Bank co-op” awaits Colorado Governor’s signature… “Pot heart attack” report challenged… Cannabis tourism guide… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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10:22am

Fri May 2, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 05.02.14

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“Drugged driving” bill fails in CA… Bud tenders tend to “over prescribe” edibles…  Colorado attempting to cure dispensaries “cash only” woes… Heart problems in young linked to cannabis… Don’t call Willie a lazy pot smoker… and more.

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AB 2500 fails – would have regulated California “drugged driving” down to the nanogram // Legislature.ca.gov    (See next three related stories.)

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10:20am

Fri April 25, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 04.25.14

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Some drug offenders to benefit from Justice Dept. changes…  Regulation moves forward in California Assembly… E-cigs to be regulated like tobacco… 4/20 recapped… What’s your favorite pot song?… and more.

COPS & COURTS

Non-violent drug offenders to benefit from Justice Dept. overhaul // USA Today

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11:32am

Fri April 18, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 04.18.14

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NCAA lowers penalties… Martinez outlaws cannabis gardens… Did pot overdose lead to student death?... Cannabis vending machines in Colorado… “420” event in danger of being shut down… Willie Nelson smokes pot!... and more.

LEGALIZATION

City of Martinez bans outdoor cannabis gardens // KTVU-TV      It joins 89 other California cities and counties with restrictions.

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