Medical Marijuana

11:13pm

Thu July 26, 2012
Around the Nation

L.A. Council Bans Pot Shops After Regulation Struggle

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 9:44 am

Pedestrians walk past a medical marijuana dispensary in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles Tuesday. The City Council voted that day to ban marijuana shops outright.
Damian Dovarganes AP

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to shut down all of the medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. That's no easy task. There are more than 800 of them — more than the number of Starbucks coffee shops in Los Angeles. But after years of struggling to regulate pot shops, city officials have decided to prohibit them altogether.

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12:52am

Thu May 24, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Medical Marijuana 101: You Can't Smoke That On Campus

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 8:02 am

Even if students have a prescription for pot, marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Colleges that let students self-medicate on campus could jeopardize their federal funding.
Jeff Barnard AP

Medical marijuana is legal in 16 states, and that number is expected to grow. But these state laws put colleges in a bind. That's because under federal law, marijuana is still illegal. So colleges that let students make use of their pot prescription on campus risk losing their federal funding.

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11:46am

Fri May 4, 2012
Politics

Committee Says No to Being “High” on Colorado Highways

After a lengthy hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Colorado is one step closer to creating a legal standard for driving while high.

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2:29pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Health

Medical Marijuana Group Seeks to Repeal Fort Collins Dispensary Ban

Infinite Wellnes and 19 other dispensaries closed in Fort Collins on Feb. 14 due to a voter-approved ban.

An alliance of former dispensary owners, employees and medical marijuana patients will start gathering signatures tomorrow in an attempt to repeal a ban passed by Fort Collins voters in November.

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9:02am

Tue April 17, 2012
Politics

Colorado Dems Support Amendment 64

adweek.com

Legalization in the state of Colorado continues to inch forward. The group seeking to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, Campaign To Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol, got backing from the Colorado Democratic Party.

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