Monthly Archives: June 2016

Congressional Leadership Resists Bipartisan-Backed Marijuana Reforms

by Danielle Keane // NORML Congressional leaders have moved in recent days to quash a number of proposed marijuana law reforms. Specifically, provisions previously voted on by Congress to expand medical cannabis access to eligible military veterans have been removed

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Long Beach Council Shoots Down Alternative To Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ballot Initiative

By Harry Saltzgaver // Gazettes.com It appears the petition-drive initiative to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Long Beach will have a clear field on the November ballot, at least in terms of a local alternative. Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price

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Mendocino County Creates Cannabis Appellations

by KAREN LO // The Daily Meal Taking a page from the wine industry, cannabis growers are eager to add legitimacy and distinction to the fruits of their labor. In a move that signals a long term investment in the

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The First Big Company to Say It’s Serving the Legal Marijuana Trade? Microsoft.

By NATHANIEL POPPER // NY Times As state after state has legalized marijuana in one way or another, big names in corporate America have stayed away entirely. Marijuana, after all, is still illegal, according to the federal government. But Microsoft

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Sonoma County agencies coordinate raids on cannabis oil labs

Cannabis oil manufacturers in California must be cautious in this time period before issuance of MMRSA permits, and diligently comply with local ordinances and Health & Safety Code 11362.775 and the non profit requirements, to minimize the harm from a

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Sonoma County agencies coordinate raids on cannabis oil labs

BY JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Sonoma County law enforcement agencies raided a half-dozen properties associated with a local nonprofit cannabis oil company called Care By Design Wednesday morning, including a large laboratory at a west Santa Rosa business park.

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