August 16, 2011

Legislators seek changes in medical marijuana law

  LANSING (AP) — Prompted by an abundance of pot-oriented shops, confused law enforcement officials and numerous legal disputes, some Michigan lawmakers are planning a major push to change or clarify a voter-approved state law allowing marijuana to be used for medical purposes. New bills are being drafted for introduction […]
August 16, 2011

There’s Something to Be Said for States’ Rights

  Majorities in liberal states often back policies that most folks in conservative states abhor — and vice versa. The difficulty of reaching accord among warring but heartfelt views partly explains Washington’s paralysis. But note this: New York recently legalized gay marriage without having to consult with Tennessee, Nebraska and […]
August 15, 2011

A few bugs in medical marijuana garden plot

      TED S. WARREN Medical marijuana is grown in Seattle in 2009 for distribution to members of a cooperative of medical patients who have doctors’ authorization to use the drug to treat their illnesses, such as AIDS and multiple sclerosis. By Columbian Staff Originally published August 15, 2011 […]
August 12, 2011

Sheriff offers to collect extra pot plants under new rules

    By Carol Ferguson, Eyewitness News and Published: Aug 11, 2011 at 7:01 PM PDT     File photo          BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The next battles are already starting over the new county rules on medical marijuana.  Supporters said they have petitions ready to challenge […]
August 12, 2011

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants medical marijuana law modified

    Attorney General Bill Schuette BY KATHLEEN GRAY DETROIT FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER LANSING — Michigan’s medical marijuana law has been abused, exploited and hijacked by pot profiteers and needs fixing, Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday. Flanked by a dozen legislators, police officers, prosecutors and doctors Wednesday, Schuette […]
August 9, 2011

AZ’s top cop tries to shutter ‘cannabis clubs’

    PHOENIX — Arizona’s attorney general on Monday asked a judge to shut down four so-called cannabis clubs that he said have been illegally providing medical marijuana to patients with cancer and other diseases. Attorney General Tom Horne’s civil action asks a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to issue […]
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