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Green Piece Alternative Medicine and Education ( GAME ) Collective may be Federal Way’s first storefront medical marijuana dispensary.
In a strip mall off South 333rd Street and Pacific Highway South, most storefronts bear Korean names except for one newbie. A sign on the plain glass door gives a phone [...]
It seemed a straightforward case: A man with a string of convictions and a reputation as a drug dealer was going on trial in Montana for distributing a small amount of marijuana found in his home — if only the court could find jurors willing to send someone to jail [...]
The Drug Enforcement Administration has been transformed into a global intelligence organization with a reach that extends far beyond narcotics, and an eavesdropping operation so expansive it has to fend off foreign politicians who want to use it against their political enemies, according to secret diplomatic cables.
In far greater [...]
Michigan’s two-year-old law allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes is leaving communities, courts, patients and police locked in disputes over what is legal and what isn’t.
Many patients who have the state’s OK to use marijuana to ease their pain from conditions ranging from cancer to Crohn’s disease have been [...]
Nanaimo RCMP are still not releasing details on their raid last Friday of a medicinal marijuana operation in Cedar that had an expired licence from Health Canada.
But Const. Gary O’Brien said the RCMP were justified in carrying out the raid on the pot operation at David Hodgkinson’s residence, [...]
Television evangelist Pat Robertson has made inflammatory remarks in recent years that offend gays, Muslims and others, but a recent comment he made on his Christian Broadcasting Network was more notable for whom it pleased: people who want to see marijuana legalized.
“We’re locking up people that take a couple [...]
While it remains clear problems exist with the application of Montana’s medical cannabis law, these issues do not indicate our model of compassionate access is itself a failure.
The use of cannabis, be it for recreational or medicinal reasons, has been relocated to the back alleys and shadows of our society for [...]
Potential jurors staged a “mutiny” during a felony drug case, a Missoula County prosecutor says, and authorities worry the result will be viewed as a game-changer when it comes to future attempts at prosecuting drug cases in Montana.
Nearly all 27 Missoula County residents during the jury selection process on [...]
The Oakland City Council voted in closed session tonight to suspend implementation of its program to permit and tax industrial-sized medical marijuana cultivation businesses and increase the number of dispensaries until the new cultivation law can be amended to address concerns expressed by law enforcement.
The city voted in July to [...]
The latest numbers are in and it’s clear: For the first time since 1981, fewer high school seniors report having used cigarettes in the past month than marijuana. This is a victory for U.S. tobacco policy, which has used education, prevention and regulation to massively reduce cigarette smoking; it’s also an [...]
A pleasant surprise from last month’s elections was a big “no” vote in California on a ballot measure that would have created the first jurisdiction in the world to fully legalize marijuana.
The state most identified with “recreational” drugs sent a strong signal to all the nation’s politicians that – maybe, [...]
With the strong support of voters in November 2009, Maine became one of just a handful of states that not only allow the cultivation and possession of marijuana for personal medical use but also make marijuana available in retail settings.
Nonprofit storefront dispensaries are preparing to open in eight Maine communities [...]
The state Department of Health announced several changes to New Mexico’s medical marijuana program Friday, including fees to finance the effort despite concerns that smaller producers could be forced out of business.
The new annual fees will be based on how long a grower has operated, ranging from $5,000 for producers [...]
USA — New England may be the next frontier for reforming the nation’s marijuana laws.
Maine and Rhode Island are moving toward creating a dispensary system for medical marijuana, and Massachusetts decriminalized marijuana in 2008. In Connecticut and Vermont, incoming governors are expected to be much more sympathetic to similar moves than [...]