Two-third of medical marijuana patients face a longer wait to buy pot – NJ.com

Posted on: March 25th, 2013 by admin No Comments

CBS Local Two-third of medical marijuana patients face a longer wait to buy pot NJ.com TRENTON — Despite being among the first to receive her ID card for the state's medical marijuana program last fall, Risa Sanders of Long Branch said she is still waiting to get an appointment with New Jersey's only licensed dispensary. This week ..

Medical Marijuana Bill Advances in Md. House – CBS Local

Posted on: March 24th, 2013 by admin No Comments

CBS Local Medical Marijuana Bill Advances in Md. House CBS Local ANNAPOLIS, Md

State assemblyman who voted against medical marijuana busted on pot charge – New York Daily News

Posted on: March 16th, 2013 by admin No Comments

New York Daily News State assemblyman who voted against medical marijuana busted on pot charge New York Daily News An outspoken state assemblyman who serves on the chamber's Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee — and voted against medical marijuana — has been busted for possessing pot, state police said Friday.

Marijuana market takes a hit in California’s Emerald Triangle – The Seattle Times

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

ARCATA, Calif. — The pot market is crashing in California’s legendary Emerald Triangle.

Marijuana market takes a hit in California’s Emerald Triangle – PennLive.com

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

ARCATA, Calif. _ The pot market is crashing in California’s legendary Emerald Triangle. The closure of hundreds of marijuana dispensaries across California and a federal crackdown on licensing programs for medical pot cultivation are leaving growers in the North Coast redwoods with harvested stashes many can’t sell.

Marijuana market takes a hit in California’s Emerald Triangle – Sacramento Bee

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

ARCATA, Calif. — The pot market is crashing in California’s legendary Emerald Triangle. The closure of hundreds of marijuana dispensaries across California and a federal crackdown on licensing programs for medical pot cultivation are leaving growers in the North Coast redwoods with harvested stashes many can’t sell.

Feds Targeting Property, Assets in Fight Against Marijuana Dispensaries – Noozhawk

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

In their stepped-up battle against local marijuana dispensaries and growing operations that supply them, federal authorities are employing a powerful weapon — asset-forfeiture laws. The U.S. Attorney’s Office this week filed legal complaints for forfeiture against the property owners of two South Coast medical marijuana storefront dispensaries and one indoor farm.

Will Medical Marijuana Vending Machines Kill Local Sales? – Patch.com

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

Scoring medical marijuana might have gotten a whole lot easier thanks to a new vending machine. Aliso Viejo-based Dispense Labs, whose parent company is The Dispensary Group, recently unveiled  “Autospense,”  a medical marijuana dispensing system that resembles a vending machine.  But will the machine affect local sales at Suite A, the only remaining medical marijuana dispensary left in south Orange County or give competition to local street dealers? “Will these medical marijuana vending machines soon start replacing medical dispensaries and drug dealers? I wouldn’t count them out just yet,” said Tom Backgram, a Laguna Niguel resident who knows so-called drug dealers.

Berkeley Patients Group Closure Marks Biggest Casualty Of Pot Crackdown – Huffington Post

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

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch .

Berkeley pot dispensary biggest casualty of federal crackdown – California Watch

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

Michael Montgomery/California Watch 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. The group sent an e-mail to customers earlier today announcing the pending closure. While dozens of other medical marijuana dispensaries around the state have been forced to shut down since California’s four U.S.

PO Box 15213, Scottsdale, AZ 85267, (602) 315-8808