USA dorm robbery involved attempt to buy marijuana, USA police say – al.com (blog)

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MOBILE, Alabama — The armed robbery that resulted in a five-hour lockdown Sunday at the University of South Alabama stemmed from a student’s attempt to buy marijuana from two men, USA Police Chief Zeke Aull said today. Justin Sears, 19, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree criminal trespassing, according to Aull. Sears had been banned from USA’s campus March 24 because “he was involved in some illegal narcotics activities,” the chief said.

Greenwich reps divided on medical marijuana – Greenwich Time

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Greenwich lawmakers are divided over the legalization of medical marijuana, whose fate now rests with the state Senate after the House signed off on the practice last week with the support of two local GOP incumbents.

Canton couple admit they grew marijuana in their home – Canton Repository

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Medical-marijuana dispensaries run into trouble at the bank

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Seattle Times, 4/29/12 Conscious Care Cooperative has a solid footing in a growing industry, with three storefronts in Seattle and a loyal customer base. But for much of the last two years, the nonprofit medical-marijuana provider has lacked one business basic: steady access to a bank.

Hamburg Market raided for synthetic marijuana – The Mercury

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Hamburg Market raided for synthetic marijuana The Mercury By the Hamburg Area Item HAMBURG — In the latest effort to eradicate the trafficking of synthetic marijuana and other dangerous substances throughout Berks County, Hamburg Market was raided Sunday by county detectives.

Harvard instructor caught with pot in Bermuda – Fox News

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HAMILTON, Bermuda –   A Harvard instructor who was caught with a small amount of marijuana hidden in her underwear at this British territory’s airport was released Monday by a judge. Mey Akashah, an environmental health instructor at the Harvard School of Public Health, admitted bringing 6 grams (0.21 ounce) of pot into Bermuda for a weekend trip with her husband, but said a doctor prescribed it for medical reasons.

SF Democrats demand that Feds cease cannabis closures – KALW

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The San Francisco chapter of the Democratic Party is demanding that the Democratic administration in Washington immediately “cease all Federal actions in San Francisco, respect State and local laws, and stop the closure of City-permitted medical cannabis facilities.” The resolution , approved last Wednesday, notes that San Francisco “has been a Safe Harbor City for medical cannabis since 2000 and its citizens have continually supported and voted for regulated safe and ethical access to medical cannabis,” adding that the Party, Senator Nancy Pelosi , the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and Mayor Ed Lee continue to support medical cannabis.

Harvard instructor caught with pot in Bermuda – Huffington Post

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HAMILTON, Bermuda — A Harvard instructor who was caught with a small amount of marijuana hidden in her underwear at this British territory’s airport was released Monday by a judge. Mey Akashah, an environmental health instructor at the Harvard School of Public Health, admitted bringing 6 grams (0.21 ounce) of pot into Bermuda for a weekend trip with her husband, but said a doctor prescribed it for medical reasons

Banks shun medical-marijuana industry – StandardNet

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SEATTLE — Conscious Care Cooperative has a solid footing in a growing industry, with three storefronts in Seattle and a loyal customer base. But for much of the last two years, the nonprofit medical-marijuana provider has lacked one business basic: steady access to a bank

Miles City marijuana provider to appeal sentence – NECN

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Richard Flor pleaded guilty and was sentenced April 19. The 68-year-old Flor had asked for leniency because he suffers numerous physical and mental ailments

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