Cannabis for Elders: A Precarious State

| July 25, 2013 |

Liana Aghajanian, New America Media Those who stand to benefit most from medical marijuana have the hardest time getting it.

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Americans For Safe Access Appeal Bogus Medical Marijuana Ruling

| July 15, 2013 |

Nick Schou, OC Register Last January, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington D.C. Circuit did what everyone predicted it would do and upheld marijuana's longstanding inclusion on the federal government's list of Schedule One narcotics. The ruling came...

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Nevada Co. medical marijuana backers seek ordinance change

| July 14, 2013 |

Matthew Renda, Tahoe Daily Tribune Paperwork has been filed to force Nevada County to hold a special election that will ask voters to decide the substance of its medical marijuana ordinance enacted last year. Patricia Smith, president of the Nevada...

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CA Medical Marijuana Dispensary Numbers Shrink in Two-Pronged War of Attrition

| June 26, 2013 |

Phillip Smith, Drug War Chronicle California medical marijuana dispensaries -- and their patients -- are under a sustained, two-pronged attack, and that is having a dramatic impact on patient access across the state. Under pressure from the federal government on...

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Medical marijuana 'compliance checks' anger citizens

| March 13, 2012 |

Paul Boerger, Mt. Shasta News Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey said he plans to meet with detectives who conducted recent medical marijuana “compliance checks” in Dunsmuir to ensure they’re relaying correct information to the public.

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Medical marijuana advocates sue federal prosecutors over crackdown

| October 25, 2011 |

Josh Richman, Oakland Tribune Medical marijuana advocates on Thursday sued U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Northern California's top federal prosecutor, asking a federal court to halt the recent crackdown on dispensaries.

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Marijuana question headed to Palo Alto voters in 2012

| October 03, 2011 |

Jason Green, San Jose Mercury News Palo Alto voters will face several weighty questions in November 2012. Does President Barack Obama deserve another term? How about the four city council members who will be up for re-election?

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Gregoire expected to veto medical pot bill on Friday

| April 27, 2011 |

Jonathan Martin, Seattle Times Gov. Chris Gregoire on Friday is expected to veto all or part of a landmark medical-marijuana bill because of federal prosecutors' threat to prosecute state employees who carry it out.

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Medical marijuana: What are renters' rights?

| March 08, 2011 |

Lily Leung, San Diego Union-Tribune Landlord attorneys and tenants’ advocates in San Diego County and throughout the state have for more than a decade dealt with a sticky subject that many want to avoid and few know how to address....

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Medical marijuana sellers can't take their money to the bank

| February 07, 2011 |

Susan Ladika, Conflict between state and federal laws over the legality of marijuana has left owners of medical marijuana dispensaries finding that their financial services can go up in smoke. They're caught in a legal gray area that makes...

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