Connecticut Nears Marijuana Legalization – Wall Street Journal

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

BY JOSEPH DE AVILA 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

Terra Tech, a Publicly Traded Urban Ag Company, Announces Merger with Leading … – MarketWatch (press release)

Posted on: April 16th, 2012 by admin No Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Terra Tech Corp. (OBB:TRTC) , a leader in controlled agricultural products, announced today that it has merged with GrowOp Technology Ltd., a cultivation equipment manufacturer focused on the rapidly emerging medical Cannabis market.

Medical Marijuana: Is Andrew Cuomo A Weed-Bully … – Village Voice (blog)

Posted on: April 11th, 2012 by admin No Comments

As we reported yesterday , a bill will soon be introduced into the state Legislature that would legalize medical marijuana in New York.

Governor Cuomo Kills Buzz Around Medical Marijuana Legalization – DNAinfo

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by admin No Comments

MANHATTAN — Governor Andrew Cuomo has stubbed out the prospect of legalizing medical marijuana in the Empire State, at least for the time being. Sixteen other states around the country have legalized medical marijuana, including New Jersey, which made the practice legal last year.  Polls have shown that a majority of New Yorkers would approve of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but Cuomo said Monday the issue should be reevaluated after more research has been conducted

Push for Medical Marijuana in NY Heats Up – Reuters

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by admin No Comments

By Stephanie Rabiner, Esq. at Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:19am EDT The push for a New York medical marijuana law is heating up. State Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) has plans to introduce a medical marijuana bill in the coming weeks, just months before the legislative session ends in June.

Gov. Cuomo says medical marijuana bill unlikely to be taken up by Legislature … – New York Daily News

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Jeff Chiu/AP Gov. Cuomo says risks of medical marijuana outweigh the benefits at this point. ALBANY — Gov.

Cuomo not ready to move on medical marijuana – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by admin No Comments

ALBANY — Despite a push by some lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he still has questions

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