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Legal experts urge caution as tribes enter pot business – Marijuana News
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Tribes across the U.S. are finding marijuana is risky business nearly a year after a Justice Department policy indicated they could grow and sell pot under the same guidelines as states.
Chicago’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Its Doors – Marijuana News
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s first medical marijuana dispensary, Dispensary 33, officially opened its doors today at the corner of Clark and Argyle in what was once a pizza place.
Missouri marijuana group rallies around sick vet facing drug charges – Marijuana News
WAYNESVILLE, MO (KTVI) - A Missouri group trying to legalize marijuana rallies around a sick veteran who is facing a drug charge.
United States military veterans rallied at a parade in Texas on Wednesday for the right to treat their war wounds, both physical and psychological, with medical marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law and is strictly limited in Texas.
The DEA chief called medical marijuana ‘a joke.’ Now patients are calling for his resignation – Marijuana News
Last week, the acting chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration called medical marijuana "a joke" during a Q&A with reporters. Now, medical marijuana patients are calling for his head, with an online petition demanding his resignation attracting over 10,000 signatures on change.org.
FLANDREAU, S. D. – A recreational and medicinal marijuana resort planned for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in southeast South Dakota has been put on hold.
There may be more than a dozen states looking to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016, but these three may have the best chance to do so.
Shanna Hogan ~ Phoenix New Times ~ As part of its work, the group collects donations of cannabis and makes it accessible to veterans who cannot afford it.
Travis Khachatoorian ~ KTUU.com ~ ANCHORAGE – While many health officials are mulling over the best way to tackle the spice epidemic in Anchorage, one resident says handing out free marijuana may be the answer.
Julie Carr Smyth ~ Associated Press ~ COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- So a few states out West and a couple cities on the East Coast have voted to legalize marijuana. Does that mean legal pot can fly in the heartland?
John Aguilar ~ Denver Post ~ Englewood liquor licensing authority floats proposed ordinance allowing social pot use at cannabis clubs.
Christopher Ingraham ~ Washington Post ~ In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to medical marijuana research in the U.S.
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~ Veteran cannabis entrepreneur Christian Hageseth says the legal cannabis industry is rapidly evolving and on the verge of explosive growth.
Texas News Service via the El Paso Herald-Post ~ AUSTIN, Texas – Seventy-four percent of Texas adults say the maximum punishment for being caught with pot should be changed from a criminal penalty to a ticket or fine, according to a new poll conducted by The Texas Lyceum.
Steven Short ~ KALW.org ~ A manifesto, by definition, is not usually easy reading, which is why Steve DeAngelo has combined his eight-point program with scientific and historical details, interspersed with stories about his life. ~
Michigan marijuana legalization group, at half way point in petition drive, dives deep into data - Cannabis News
Jonathan Oosting ~ MLive.com ~ LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Cannabis Coalition still isn't saying much about its investors, but it's learning a lot about supporters who are signing its petition to legalize recreational marijuana for adults.