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Medical marijuana advocate Shona Banda was sentenced on Friday to 12 months of mail-in probation after being convicted in August of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, a level-five drug felony, following approval of a plea agreement.

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Napa’s largest law firm, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, has made a name for itself serving the legal needs of the wine industry. Now it plans to do the same with another controlled substance – cannabis.

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A court ruling last month in the Massachusetts Supreme Court might end up having a major impact in the nation’s workplaces, regarding the issue of employees using medical marijuana.

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Among the host of uncertainties they face, cannabis industry entrepreneurs might wonder if they can patent marijuana products -- after all, they are still illegal at the federal level.

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Passengers told to bring paperwork and be prepared to talk to the police.

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When it comes to the perils of cannabis and driving, there’s a lot to take into consideration.

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Arizona’s cannabis-legalization measure, Proposition 205, has faced outspoken opposition from a number of forces.

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Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in more jurisdictions throughout the US and is being used medically at an even greater rate.