Gardena joins bans on medical marijuana outlets

| November 15, 2006 |

Gene Maddaus , Daily Breeze (CA) Weeks after ordering two medical marijuana dispensaries to close, the Gardena City Council imposed a moratorium on such facilities Tuesday night.

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4 Face Charges After Raid Of Green Cross Dispensary

| October 26, 2006 |

Ian Hanigan, Daily Breeze Federal agents raided the Torrance shop and jailed four who allegedly tried to sell marijuana to agents from a countywide task force. Federal agents seized about 70 pounds of marijuana along with nearly 100 pot plants,...

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County will issue pot cards

| May 02, 2006 |

Tim Morancan, Modesto Bee Stanislaus County residents will be able to get county-issued medical marijuana identification cards in the future. But they won't be able to buy the drug legally here, if county Board of Supervisors Chairman Ray Simon has...

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Inter-Agency Advisory Regarding Claims That Smoked Marijuana Is a Medicine

| April 19, 2006 |

, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Claims have been advanced asserting smoked marijuana has a value in treating various medical conditions. Some have argued that herbal marijuana is a safe and effective medication and that it should be made available...

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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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