What made Obama attack medical marijuana? – Bangor Daily News

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama raised hopes among those who support medical marijuana by pledging to respect state laws on the issue.

3 medical marijuana operators strike plea deals on accusations of trafficking – The Republic

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin No Comments

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California medical pot crackdown hits upscale Santa Barbara – CNBC.com

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A crackdown on California’s medical marijuana supply chain by federal authorities targeting the state’s illegal drug trade arrived this week in the affluent, coastal county of Santa Barbara.

Police return stash to Colorado man acquitted of felony marijuana charges – The Colorado Independent

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Josh Jones was acquitted last week of felony charges stemming from his role as a medical marijuana caregiver.

US Senate Candidate Levitt Challenges False Obama Drug Policy Statement – PR Web (press release)

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2012 Dr. David Levitt, US Senate candidate running in California’s June 5th primary, called on President Obama to clarify statements he made on marijuana in Rolling Stone magazine, which Attorney General Eric Holder soon acknowledged were misleading

Novato medical marijuana dispensaries under attack – Marinscope Community Newspapers

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

The Green Door Wellness Center’s doors will remain open until federal prosecutors directly order the Novato medical marijuana dispensary to shut down as its neighbor the Green Tiger Collective did April 24. Federal prosecutors filed actions April 23 to seize the properties, both located on Redwood Boulevard, threatening prosecution for violating federal law against marijuana distribution

Attorney describes hazy medical marijuana laws – Romeo Observer

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Attorney describes hazy medical marijuana laws by CHRIS GRAY Observer Staff Writer       Ambiguous laws regarding medical marijuana continue to cause confusion for local law enforcement officials.

Banks don’t always welcome medical marijuana dollars – Bellingham Herald

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by admin No Comments

After two years of wild growth, the medical marijuana industry in the state is bogged down by troubles with banking and federal taxes. In some cases, dispensaries – unable to find a willing bank – are operating solely with cash. That complicates everything from payroll to tax preparation while heightening the risk of robbery.

Berkeley pot dispensary biggest casualty of federal crackdown – U-T San Diego

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by admin No Comments

Story by David Downs, Michael Montgomery With its only retail outlet due to close today, Berkeley Patients Group is set to become the biggest casualty so far in a bold and controversial legal offensive by federal prosecutors against California’s pot industry.

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