Connecticut Senate passes medical marijuana bill – msnbc.com

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updated 5/5/2012 11:16:26 AM ET 2012-05-05T15:16:26 HARTFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) – The Connecticut Senate passed a bill on Saturday legalizing marijuana use for medical purposes with tight restrictions aimed at avoiding problems that have plagued some of the 16 other states where pot is now legal.

What made Obama attack medical marijuana? – Bangor Daily News

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

Connecticut Nears Medical Marijuana Legalization – MyFox Memphis

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(Wall Street Journal) – After years of stalled efforts, Connecticut is close to legalizing medical marijuana. The state Senate approved the bill early Saturday morning following nearly 10 hours of debate. The measure passed the House of Representatives in April, and Gov.

Hopes high for medical marijuana passage – Ct Post

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HARTFORD — The Senate late Friday, despite the hours-long opposition from one Southwestern Connecticut lawmaker, was close to making Connecticut the 17th state in the nation to allow the medicinal use of marijuana by people with chronic ailments. Supporters of the bill said Connecticut’s legislation may become a model for the nation, avoiding the pitfalls that early adopters of medical marijuana, such as California and Colorado, have experienced with wider than anticipated use of the drug. The bill would allow the state Department of Consumer Protection to set up secure indoor cultivation and distribution networks for people who are certified by doctors and pay a $25 fee.

Hopes high for medical marijuana – Ct Post

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HARTFORD — The state Senate Friday afternoon was on track to make Connecticut the 17th state in the nation to allow the growing, distribution, sale and possession of marijuana for use by people with chronic ailments. Supporters of the bill said Connecticut’s legislation may become a model for the nation, avoiding the pitfalls that early adopters of medical marijuana, such as California and Colorado, have experienced with wider than anticipated use of the drug. The bill is expected to pass after a multi-hour attempt by Sen

TIME Magazine: What Is President Obama’s Problem With Medical Marijuana? – Democratic Underground

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From TIME Magazine : What Is President Obamas Problem With Medical Marijuana? For a brief moment in 2009, medical marijuana advocates exhaled.

What Is President Obama’s Problem With Medical Marijuana? – TIME (blog)

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For a brief moment in 2009, medical marijuana advocates exhaled. A new President had taken office promising to call off the federal prosecutors in states that had legalized weed for the sick

Medical Marijuana: How Would The Law Work? – Hartford Courant

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Last Wednesday the Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana .

The Marijuana Vote – Huffington Post

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Jimmy Kimmel is right… sort of. In this past weekend’s schmooze-fest between media organizations and the president (and, for some inexplicable reason, Hollywood), Kimmel performed a comedy routine for the president and the assembled crowd.

Trio Found with Marijuana at Irwin Park – Patch.com

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Two New Canaan teens were among a trio of youths arrested on minor drug charges after an officer spotted their car pulling into Irwin Park and parking there late Saturday night, police said. Geoffrey Krist, 19, of Valley Road, was cited for possession of less than .5 ounces of marijuana; Dessislava Doytcheva, 19, of Park Street, was cited for possession of less than .5 ounces of marijuana and arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia; and Michael J

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