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Colorado working to tweak marijuana enforcement, testing rules
Megan Schrader ~ Colorado Springs Gazette ~ GOLDEN - Colorado kicked off a month-long effort Wednesday to develop and tweak marijuana enforcement rules dealing with everything from yeast levels to how edible medical marijuana products are labeled and packaged.
Wyoming begins study on impact of potential marijuana legalization
Wyomingnews.com ~ A Marijuana Impact Council will study the health, economic and social impacts of potentially legalizing cannabis in the state.
State Bar of Michigan creates special division for cannabis attorneys
Jake Neher ~ Michigan Radio ~ Attorneys specializing in marijuana law now have their own division within the State Bar of Michigan.
Kirk Johnson ~ New York Times ~ As it prepares to begin retail marijuana sales next month, Oregon is blazing a profoundly new trail, legal experts and marijuana business people said, to rethink cannabis-related violations.
Shira Schoenberg ~ MassLive.com ~ BOSTON - When Cristina Barbuto of Brewster took a job with a marketing firm, she told the company that she used medical marijuana to treat symptoms of Crohn's disease.
Whit Richardson ~ Portland Press Herald ~ A Passamaquoddy leader says a letter of intent with a Colorado consultant is about hemp production, but that could change, and legal gray areas abound.
Kristen Wyatt ~ Associated Press ~ DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's unusual tax law is forcing the state to suspend taxes on recreational marijuana for one day.
Jack Healy ~ New York Times ~ DENVER — Whether bought from a downtown shop or cadged from a friend’s basement greenhouse, legal marijuana is easy to find in Colorado. Places to smoke it, not so much.
Patrick McGreevy ~ Los Angeles Times ~ Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a measure allowing steep civil fines against marijuana farms that damage the environment by dumping wastewater and chemicals, removing trees and killing wild animals.
Christopher Ingraham ~ Washington Post ~ It's official: the U.S. government's top drug cop has acknowledged that marijuana is less dangerous than heroin.
Tom Collins ~ NewsTribune.com ~ For state Conservation Police, finding nature lovers not only carrying cannabis but sometimes firing it up in plain sight is not unusual.
Natalie Schachar ~ Los Angeles Times ~ Fifteen years after Hawaii legalized medical marijuana, the state plans to begin licensing pot dispensaries.
FOX 12 Staff ~ KPTV.com ~ The airport is allowing travelers to board with the legal amount of marijuana on flights that take off and land within Oregon's borders.
Kassondra Cloos ~ Colorado Springs Gazette ~ As the number of medical marijuana shops and dispensary-related crimes in Colorado Springs has fallen over the past five years, medical pot tax revenue in El Paso County has soared.
Douglas Hanks ~ Miami Herald ~ Miami-Dade commissioners voted Tuesday to let police treat marijuana possession the same way they do littering and loitering — by issuing a civil citation with a $100 fine that keeps the offense out of the criminal system.