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September 21, 2011

Rand study finds less crime near pot dispensaries

  By John Hoeffel, Los Angeles Times September 21, 2011 Medical marijuana dispensaries — with storerooms of high-priced weed, registers brimming with cash and some clientele more interested in getting high than getting well — are often seen as magnets for crime, a perception deepened by a few high-profile murders. […]
September 21, 2011

Santa Cruz Guide: Pot Cards

  We won’t ask why you’re thinking about getting your medical marijuana card. We’re not here to judge. Here’s our list of a few things to keep in mind, though, before you let your biology books and daily planner disappear into a plume of pungent smoke. Will This Go on […]
September 21, 2011

Whistle-blowers allege corruption, cartel ties

  Two former law enforcement officers allege that they cannot get anyone to investigate allegations that the Mexican drug cartels have corrupted U.S. law officers and politicians in the El Paso border region. Greg Gonzales, a retired Doña Ana County sheriff’s deputy, and Wesley Dutton, a rancher and former New […]
September 19, 2011

Medical marijuana company leaves Oakland County after raids

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September 19, 2011

Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S., Times analysis shows

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September 17, 2011

Marijuana charge halts education

  Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 6:28 pm Freedom and education are at risk for a former Chico State student as he continues to struggle with a court case involving medical marijuana more than a year after his arrest. On May 1, 2010, Michael Visgilio was arrested at his residence at […]
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