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Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana

By Emily Foxhall See more photos Laguna Woods Medical Cannabis collective Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls. Residents such as Peggiann

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Medical Marijuana Patient Headed for Costly Trial Over 39 Grams of Marijuana

What a colossal and shameful waste of resources, prosecuting a patient for possession of amounts clearly below legal limits. This type of idiocy only seems to happen in San Diego.  San Diego district attorney consistently demonstrates a confounding lack of

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No Colorado marijuana stores found selling to minors in police checks

By John Ingold Police have so far sanctioned no recreational marijuana stores for selling to minors during underage compliance stings across the state, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. Authorities in Denver and Pueblo, working with regulators from the

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$9M in Startup Costs for MA Dispensary

Starting a medical marijuana business in Massachusetts is not for the faint of wallet. A company that received two of the 20 provisional dispensary licenses awarded by the state anticipates shelling out at least $9 million in startup expenses and

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KCRW Radio Interview – “Banking on Pot”

The Obama administration has unveiled new guidelines that are supposed to help banks work with marijuana distributors in states where the drug is legal. Right now, banks don’t work with dispensaries out of fear of getting in trouble with the

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Santa Monica Council Meeting Testimony

On February 12, 2014, I had the opportunity to provide testimony to the City of Santa Monica Planning Commission, along with other advocates, in favor of a zoning ordinance that would allow dispensaries.  I was arguing for 4 licenses rather

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