Connecticut to Legalize the Sale of Medical Marijuana – The Atlantic Wire

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

Connecticut is about to become the latest state to legalize the sale of medical marijuana. After ten hours of debate, the Connecticut senate passed a bill with a vote of 21-13 early Saturday morning that would legalize the sale of medical marijuana

Medical marijuana market crashes in Emerald Triangle – Daily Camera

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

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

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

California’s Emerald Triangle pot market is hitting bottom – Sacramento Bee

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ARCATA – 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.

Boulder pot shop welcomes National Geographic’s ‘American Weed’ spotlight – Denver Post

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

A Boulder medical marijuana dispensary is prominently featured in the National Geographic series “American Weed,” and while the shop’s owner is satisfied with the show, a former manager says he was misrepresented as a stereotypical stoner. In fact, a cable comedy show recently poked fun at University of Colorado graduate Alex Douglas for fumbling over sentences in the documentary series. Beginning in February 2011, the North Boulder Wellness Center gave camera crews full access to film its operations for about seven months

Dutch try ban on some tourists buying marijuana – San Francisco Chronicle

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

(05-01) 05:24 PDT AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A policy barring foreign tourists from buying marijuana in the Netherlands went into effect in parts of the country Tuesday, with attention focused on the southern city of Maastricht, where a cafe was warned over violating the ban and a buyers’ protest is planned for later in the day. Weed is technically illegal in the Netherlands, but it has been sold openly for decades in small amounts in designated cafes known as “coffee shops” under the country’s famed tolerance policy.

Southern Oregon Medical Marijuana Growers Facing Charges – KDRV

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May 2, 2012 By Sharon Ko MEDFORD, Ore. — Six Southern Oregon men linked to illegal medical marijuana grows raided by DEA agents this past fall are facing felony charges.

Dutch try ban on some tourists buying marijuana – Newsday

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

Originally published: May 1, 2012 4:55 AM Updated: May 1, 2012 12:23 PM By The Associated Press  TOBY STERLING (Associated Press) Photo credit: AP | People are seen outside closed coffeeshop Easy Going in Maastricht, southern Netherlands, Tuesday May 1, 2012. A policy barring foreign tourists from buying marijuana in the Netherlands goes into effect in parts of the country Tuesday, with a protest planned in the southern city of Maastricht. Easy Going first refused foreigners entry to provoke a complaint for discrimination, to later sell marijuana to foreigners to provoke a police reaction.

Hollands Bans the Selling of Marijuana for Tourists – allvoices

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

The Dutch government has passed a bill that will limit the amount of people legally able to buy marijuana. This bill was set in place in order to keep a hold on the incoming German and Belgian tourists who constantly frequent the coffee shops right across the border.

Dutch Government To Foreigners: No More Weed For You – Forbes

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

Will Dutch “coffeeshops” disappear? (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Starting today, a new law in the Netherlands bars foreigners from “coffeeshops,” which legally sell marijuana and other “soft drugs,” and imposes new restrictions on Dutch residents’ access too

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