Cops find guard bears around cannabis crop in Canada.Read more »
Some towns in Massachusetts have given up enforcing the state's marijuana law which decriminalized the possession of small amounts of pot, saying the law is written with too many loopholes to be effective.Read more »
That's a strange headline and some of you may think it's just a headline to draw attention, but that's exactly what happened near Caddo Mills, Texas -- marijuana fell from the sky. Caddo Mills is a town of about 1200 citizens located about 35 miles northeast of Dallas, and early Monday morning several residents of the town heard a thud on their roofs.Read more »
Under the plan, which would take effect in January, license recipients would be heavily taxed and regulated. They would have to pay the city $211,000 in annual permit fees, carry $2 million in liability insurance and be prepared to devote up to 8 percent of gross sales to taxes.
The measure also would require bidders to meet certain labor, environmental and product safety standards.
However, there would be no size restrictions on the facilities.Read more »
I keep telling the "legalization" advocates it could be worse than what we already have in many states....
OAKLAND, Calif. – After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California's medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the "Wal-Marting" of weed.Read more »
SALEM, Ore. - The State of Oregon has re-classified how it views marijuana.
The State Board of Pharmacy voted Wednesday to recognize pot as a drug that has medical use.Read more »
Could it be the Mayberry of marijuana? Pot smokers and civil libertarians won a victory in a small Idaho town Monday when the mayor announced that cannabis use on private property was officially the lowest police priority.Read more »
That's because a recently discovered cache of plants, initially pegged by officials speaking to local news as "one of the largest marijuana plant seizures in the police department's history," turned out to be a relatively common prairie flower of little significance.Read more »
Faced with widespread public outrage and even death threats after the release of a video of a February marijuana raid in which two dogs were shot, one killed and one wounded, by SWAT team members in a family home with a young child present, the Columbia, Missouri, Police Department Monday moved to dampen the uproar. At a press conference, Chief Ken Burton announced he was immediately imposing new restrictions on the way the department serves search warrants.Read more »
Canada's self-styled "Prince of Pot" was ordered extradited to the United States on Monday, ending his high-profile five-year battle to avoid U.S. drug charges related to his Canadian seed-selling business.Read more »
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