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Pot Growers Suing Police for Seizing Marijuana Plants

June 26, 2014
From Colorado and Washington state to California and Hawaii, police in medical marijuana states are being sued by people who want their marijuana back after prosecutors chose not to charge them or they were acquitted.

Florida to Vote on Medical Marijuana in November

January 28, 2014
Monday's Florida Supreme Court ruling puts medical marijuana on the November general election ballot. If the proposed constitutional amendment passes by at least 60 percent of the vote, some details will have to be sorted out by state health officials before patients can legally obtain pot.

N.Y. May Legalize Medical Marijuana

January 6, 2014
Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to announce an executive action that would allow limited use of the drug by those with serious illnesses.

Carcinogenic Cannabis

September 30, 2013
Federal, state and local police as well as other government officials have succumbed to the money involved in the cannabis cancer. Whether it's the legal medical marijuana trade or illegal drug-trafficking gangs, it originates from the same criminal sources.

N.H. Medical Marijuana Law Bans Home Grow

July 25, 2013
New Hampshire became the nineteenth state in the nation to approve the use of medical marijuana for the terminally and chronically ill when Gov. Maggie Hassan signed House Bill 573 into law on Tuesday.

Vermont Decriminalizes Marijuana

June 7, 2013
Vermont became the 17th state in the nation Thursday to eliminate criminal penalties for the possession of a small amount of marijuana, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced.

Calif. High Court Upholds Local Pot Dispensary Bans

May 7, 2013
The California Supreme Court gave local governments the power Monday to zone medical marijuana dispensaries out of existence, a decision that upholds bans in about 200 cities but does little to solve Los Angeles' years-long struggle to regulate hundreds of storefront pot outlets.

Stoned Drivers Tested In Wash.

February 20, 2013

Stoned drivers tested their skills to reveal the impact of marijuana on motor-vehicle handling at a course set up by the Thurston County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office. Media outlet KIRO filmed the exercise.

Marijuana and the Fall of Civilization

November 9, 2012
From a law enforcement standpoint, the paranoia problems caused by marijuana concern me the most.

Colorado, Washington Legalize Marijuana

November 7, 2012
Voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, setting up a showdown with the Department of Justice. Also, Massachusetts became the 18th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

3 States Vote On Full Marijuana Legalization

October 15, 2012
Voters in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington will consider fully legalizing marijuana for recreational use next month when they go to the polls. Passage of the measures would set up a potential showdown between the states and federal authorities.

L.A. Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

July 25, 2012
In the latest attempt to regulate what many say is an out-of-control proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to ban pot shops.

Video: Excessive Force Claimed In Calif. Pot Raid

July 6, 2012
Video footage of a raid on a marijuana dispensary in Long Beach showed officers smashing surveillance cameras and stepping on a suspect, prompting the dispensary's proprietors to accuse the officers of using excessive force.

Excessive Force Claimed In Calif. Pot Raid

July 6, 2012

The owners of a marijuana dispensary in Long Beach, Calif., claim officers used excessive force during a raid of the establishment. Read the full story here.

Medical Marijuana Passes In Conn.

May 7, 2012
Connecticut became the 17th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for various medical ailments, when the state legislature passed a bill early Saturday authorizing its use.

Feds Raid Calif. Marijuana University

April 3, 2012
Dozens of federal agents on Monday raided the Oakland businesses and apartment of Richard Lee, the state's most prominent advocate for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, carting away loads of pot and belongings but not revealing the purpose of their investigation.

Illinois Chiefs Call for Defeat of Medical Marijuana Bill

October 27, 2011
Illinois police chiefs and other law enforcement officials are calling for the defeat of HB30, which would legalize marijuana for medicinal use.

Medical Marijuana: California's Biggest Losers

October 27, 2011
Wake up California; you've been sold a lie. This lie has allowed the Mexican (and other) cartels and gangs to produce huge crops of unregulated marijuana here in our state. These fields produce hybrid dope high in THC content and high in illicit profit. For this, some men are willing to kill.

Hawaii Considers Marijuana Dispensary

May 5, 2011
The state is also considering more strictly limiting authorized ailments for medical marijuana to patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, cancer, HIV/AIDS or glaucoma. The bulk of residents now certified to use medical marijuana are in their 20s and 30s, and most of them cite severe pain as their medical condition.

Mexican Drug Cartels Flush With Proceeds From Medical Marijuana States

February 21, 2011
Border seizures of the cash crop jumped 44% between 2005 and 2009, and cartels now derive as much as 26% of their profit from the drug.
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