Marijuana, suspected smugglers nabbed – Chicago Tribune

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JAMES GILBERT The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. 9:25 a.m.

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.

Medical marijuana advocate pleads guilty to federal drug charge – The Missoulian

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Medical marijuana advocate Tom Daubert pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to maintain drug-involved premises. Daubert, 59, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a $500,000 fine and three years’ supervised probation.

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

Marijuana, suspected smugglers nabbed – Yuma Sun

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Border Patrol agents from Yuma Sector arrested 12 suspected smugglers and seized more than 483 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents on Tuesday. According to agent Spencer Tippets, of the Yuma Sector Public Affairs Office, Wellton Station agents were patrolling southwest of Gila Bend early that morning when they detected a group of suspected drug smugglers walking through the desert carrying large, rectangular backpacks.

Medical marijuana supporters still fighting to legalize medicinal use – Boise State University The Arbiter Online

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Posted by Arbiter Staff News , Sub Feature Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 PHOTO COURTESY MCT CAMPUS WIRE SERVICE A crowd of 50 people gathered at the Ann Frank Memorial downtown on April 20 in hopes of gathering more signatures for a medical marijuana petition and to march to the State Capitol spreading their message on medical marijuana as an alternative choice for medical treatment. Sara Cramer, new chapter leader of the Treasure Valley Idaho Moms for Marijuana, organized this event to deliver a message to the governor’s office and ask for an open forum to discuss the issue of medical marijuana.

Police probe claims club paid young footballers with marijuana – The Age

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SOUTH Australian police are investigating allegations that talented young footballers have been given marijuana in exchange for playing football. At least two teenage indigenous players have told junior delegates at the Port Lincoln Football League they were paid ”a stick [of marijuana] per game” last season by representatives of the Boston Football Club. The players were 16 at the time

Vanilla Kush from Garden of the Gods

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Social Buttons by Linksku Strain: Vanilla Kush Dispensary: Garden of the Gods While the High Times Cup brought upon an onslaught of mystery gems into the office this past weekend, there were 4/20 Rally Cup entries that also deserved acclaim. One of our favorites, Vanilla Kush, was the best contender from Garden of the Gods’ offerings, violet, meaty and well-aged. Its hallmark was a piercing lime aroma, with vanilla bean undertones, if not an almond creaminess.

The Buzz | Hopes that Obama would be a gentler drug warrior have gone up in smoke – Kansas City Star

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Up in smoke Back when he was running for president in 2008, Barack Obama said that he supported the basic concept of using medical marijuana for the same purposes and with the same controls as other drugs and that he was not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws. Four years later, the raids on drug dispensaries have kept up, despite a Justice Department memo formalizing low-enforcement priority instructions from Attorney General Eric Holder. Obama never said anything about supporting legalization or decriminalization, but his medical marijuana statements were enough to get him heralded by some in the larger pro-pot community as the best hope for chipping away at the decades-long drug war.But the hopes that Obama would be a kinder, gentler, more tolerant drug warrior as president have gone up in smoke.“I’m very disappointed,” said Democratic Rep.

Marijuana Patients Look To Michigan Dems To Stop Legislation – THE Weed Blog (blog)

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Representative Phil Cavanagh, D-Redford Twp., May Vote Against His Own Bill By Rick Thompson House Bill 4851 is one of four whose purpose is to change the way medical marijuana patients interact with officers, interact with their doctors, interact with the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, and how they conduct their daily lives. The four bills have been passed out of the House Judiciary Committee and are ready to be taken up by the full House

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