October 26, 2011

Medical Marijuana Protest Draws 200 to Obama Fundraiser

    President Obama did not see the 200 or so California medical cannabis protestors who came to greet him eye-to-eye during his short San Francisco fundraising stop Tuesday afternoon. His motorcade took Second Street, while the protestors were on Third Street, and by the time word got around, the […]
October 25, 2011

Appeal Court Rejects ‘Plain Smell’ Theory in Pot Case

  Kate Moser  The Recorder October 24, 2011   Justice Arthur Gilbert, Second District Court of AppealImage: courtesy photo SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeal court on Monday tossed a pound of marijuana as evidence in a case where police had opened a shipped package that smelled strongly of pot. […]
October 25, 2011

Geography of weed: Why marijuana is so much cheaper in Western states

    Price varies from $256 an ounce in Oregon to $450 in Delaware Growing evidence smoking drug can cause psychosis and schizophrenia By Lee Moran Last updated at 5:24 PM on 25th October 2011 Marijuana is almost twice as cheap to buy in the west of America than on […]
October 25, 2011

Capitol Alert: AM Alert: A San Francisco welcome for Obama

The latest on California politics and government President Barack Obama heads to San Francisco today for a lunch fundraiser, but he may get a little more green than he bargained for. Medical marijuana activists are using the occasion to slam the Obama administration for its recent crackdown on the cannibis […]
October 21, 2011

Drivers face drug checkpoints on highways near Flint

October 21, 2011

Fed threat gets results as Calif. pot shops close

  Greg Risling, The Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Calif. — A letter from federal prosecutors accomplished what nearly $600,000 in legal fees couldn’t do in this Orange County suburb: it shut down medical marijuana shops.   Frustrated and fed-up with pot collectives flouting their laws, some California cities like Lake […]
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