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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.

Arizona Voters Narrowly Approve Medical Marijuana

November 15, 2010
A measure legalizing marijuana for medicinal use has passed in Arizona with 50.13 percent (or 4,341 votes) of the ballots, the secretary of state has announced.

Colorado Cops Feel Handcuffed by Medical-Pot Changes

November 5, 2009
Colorado law enforcement officers say they are flummoxed by "murky, confusing and vague" rules governing medical-marijuana production and are looking to the state legislature for clarification this January.

Legalizing Marijuana: Chronic Confusion

June 1, 2009

Some cops say marijuana is not benign; it's a gateway drug that leads users to harder narcotics. Others say policing its use and sale wastes precious law enforcement resources.

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