Cannabis News Roundup by Steven Short

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10:58am

Fri January 31, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 31, 2014

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Medical cannabis in CA is a “con job,” says Law Enforcement … Hemp study included in House farm bill… Banks leery of working with dispensaries… Super Bowl billboard competition…  Flying high to Denver… and more.

COPS & COURTS

“California’s medical marijuana law is a giant con job” says State law enforcement // SacBee

LEGALIZATION

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11:08am

Fri January 24, 2014
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: January 24, 2014

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Obama: pot less harmful than alcohol… Drug arrests down 30% in San Francisco… Farm Bureau endorses reclassification of industrial hemp... A petition and a survey… and more.

LEGALIZATION

President Obama says cannabis is “less harmful than alcohol,” but legalization “is going to be a challenge” in Colorado and Washington // USA Today

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12:02pm

Fri January 17, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 17, 2014

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Court clarifies federal vs. state laws concerning raids… DEA worked with Mexican cartels… Legalization "scares" DEA… Proposal for pharmacies to be cannabis distributors… and more.

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Federal law trumps state law concerning raids on dispensaries // SF Gate  [I’ve been saying this for years. - Ed.]

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1:02pm

Fri January 10, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 10, 2014

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KPFA reporter sentenced to community service… Federal Court hears cannabis case Tuesday… Fourth California reform initiative filed… Credit card companies look the other way… Participate in national survey… and more.

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3:12pm

Fri January 3, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: January 3, 2014

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CA A.G. thinks legalization could save millions, while producing millions… Colorado’s recreational launch a success… Protect your pets… Reader’s Digest lists pot as a reason 2014 will be a good year… and more.

COPS & COURTS

Marijuana legalization could save California millions while bringing in millions in taxes // State Attorney General

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