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U.S. Judge Halts Federal Seizure of California Medical Cannabis Dispensary

By Katherine Proctor, Courthouse News Service SAN FRANCISCO, CA – A federal judge stayed a forfeiture action by the United States against a licensed Berkeley medical marijuana dispensary, pending Berkeley’s appeal to the 9th Circuit. The government sought to shut down Berkeley Patients Group in May 2013. The dispensary, its landlord Nahla Droubi and the …

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Berkley, Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge, Michigan Decriminalize Cannabis

Initiatives to decriminalize cannabis in the Michigan cities of Berkley, Huntingwood and Pleasant Ridge have been approved this evening, with all three garnering over 60% of the vote with a majority of the precincts reporting in. In Berkley, polling shows the initiative at 66% support, with support at 71% in Huntingwoods, and over 80% in …

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2014 Election a Week Away

A week from today, on Tuesday, November 4th, the 2014 general election will occur, and voters in numerous locales will be given the opportunity to strike a blow to the absurd prohibition on cannabis. Below is a quick overview of the cannabis-related proposals being voted on: Oregon: Measure 91 would legalize the possession of up …

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Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. to Vote on Cannabis Legalization in Just 10 Days

In just 10 days, on November 4th, the 2014 general election will be upon us, and Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. – along with a couple of cities – will be voting on the legalization of recreational cannabis, only two years after Washington and Colorado did the same. In Oregon, Measure 91 has consistently maintained …

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In 72 Days Alaska, Oregon, D.C. and Several Cities to Vote on Legalization, Florida to Vote on Medical

In a little over 10 weeks, on November 4th, voters in several cities and states will have the opportunity to continue the growing momentum behind the movement to end cannabis prohibition, and they’ll be able to do so in a big way. In Oregon, voters will be deciding the fate of Measure 91, an initiative …

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Enough Signatures Submitted to Put Legalization to a Vote in Saginaw and Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Activists submitted approximately 3,800 signatures today to put an initiative to legalize cannabis to a vote this November in Saginaw, Michigan, nearly twice the required amount of 2,000. Also today, proponents of a similar initiative submitted roughly 600 signatures to put their proposal to a vote in Grosse Point, Michigan, over 100 more than the …

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Berkley, CA City Council Votes to Require Dispensaries to Give Free Cannabis to Low-Income Patients

The Berkley, California City Council voted unanimously last week to require dispensaries to give away at least 2% of their cannabis for free to “low-income” individuals, with low-income being defined as anyone making under $32,000 a year, or families making under $46,000 a year. Deborah Sadler, General Manager of the Cannabis Buyers Club of Berkley, one …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Placed on November’s Ballot in Berkley, Michigan

An initiative to legalize cannabis in Berkley, Michigan has officially qualified for the November ballot, according to Tim Beck, director of the Safer Michigan Coalition. If approved by voters this November 4th, the initiative will legalize the possession, use and transfer of up to an ounce of cannabis for adults 21 and older. Similar initiative …

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