Legal pot use can make jobs go up in smoke

| December 29, 2005 |

Kimberly Trone, Press-Enterprise Donna Dixon found out the hard way that a state law allowing her to use marijuana for glaucoma didn't keep her from getting fired from a casino job after a positive drug test.

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Medical Marijuana, American Federalism, and the Supreme Court

| December 28, 2005 |

Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, LLD (Hon), Journal of the American Medical Association In Gonzalez v Raich, the US Supreme Court held that federal law enforcement authorities could criminally prosecute patients for possessing marijuana prescribed by a physician in accordance with...

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Probation or Prohibition?

| November 22, 2005 |

Josh Indar, Chico News & Review A Butte County medical marijuana patient who is on probation for domestic violence is hoping she won't be made an example of, as she fears county prosecutors are gearing up to "take [her] to...

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Migraine sufferer finds relief from marijuana

| May 30, 2005 |

Shirley Hsu, San Gabriel Valley Tribune Not a week goes by that Julie Garcia doesn't get a migraine. It's not the type of headache you can take two aspirin for, or draw a hot bath and wait it out. It's...

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Medical pot user seeking payment for dope seizure

| February 20, 2005 |

Elaine O\'Connor, Vancouver Province Pot activist Brian Carlisle had his medical marijuana seized by the Abbotsford police.

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Fee assistance offered by medical marijuana group

| January 24, 2005 |

John Zicconi , Times Argus MONTPELIER – A marijuana advocacy group on Monday began offering financial assistance to low-income Vermonters who cannot afford to register for the state's new medical-marijuana program.

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Colorado law conceals medical marijuana users

| August 23, 2004 |

Scott Schwebke, Montrose Daily Press MONTROSE - A Montrose County Sheriff's Office detective says he favors changing a state law that prohibits police from knowing ahead of time who is entitled to grow medical marijuana.

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Santa Cruz ‘bud and breakfast’ is for the mainstream, too

| May 31, 2004 |

Amy Ettinger, Santa Cruz Sentinel Breakfast at the Compassion Flower Inn isn’t always 'mellow.' When Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for The Doors, stayed there two weeks ago he argued that the minimum voting age should be raised to 35. It’s not...

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O.C. case a test for medical marijuana

| October 15, 2002 |

Zaheera Wahid, The Orange County Register , LAGUNA BEACH - Ross Embry's AIDS medication causes so much nausea, he says, that the only relief is marijuana. So the 53-year-old resident of Hagan Place, an apartment complex built for HIV patients,...

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