Barber In Maine Close His Haircut Business, Goes Into Selling Marijuana

Ann-Dee Spearrin, who manages the businesses, described Grass Roots as “a high-end head shop,” offering imported hemp seeds and hemp-infused foods, oils and salves, as well as vaping products and smoking paraphernalia. It opened its doors for the first time on Tuesday. Over the past two months, Spearrin and daughter Ann-Dee Spearrin... more →
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Medical Marijuana “Crackdown” Bill Signed Into Law By Colorado’s Hickenlooper

Sponsored by Senator Irene Aguilar (D-Denver) and Representative Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), SB15-014 chiefly establishes new guidelines for primary caregivers — folks who grow pot on behalf of registered patients. Early language in SB15-014 required caregivers to register with the state Department of Revenue within 10 days or... more →
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Proposal For Legalization Of Medical Marijuana Dropped By North Dakota

On the House floor, the bill’s prime sponsor, Rep. Pamela Anderson, D-Fargo, read the names of all 23 states that have legalized medical marijuana, including neighboring Montana  and Minnesota, and the 10 states considering legislation to make it legal. “The states are blue and red all across the country,” she said. “This... more →
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Big Positive Changes Await Medical Marijuana In Colorado

A panel of state senators voted Tuesday to scrap most of the administration’s plans to change Colorado’s rules regulating how medical marijuana is grown and sold. The vote came in a hearing called to renew the state’s 2010 pot regulations, which expire this year if lawmakers don’t act. Gov. John Hickenlooper’s regulators... more →
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Things To Know About Colorado Legislature Regarding Marijuana

Lawmakers already have a bill focused just on caregivers. It would require them to register with the state, instead of the optional registration system in place now. Officials say the lack of a statewide registry makes it too hard for law enforcement to check a pot-grower’s claims that they are producing marijuana for patients. These... more →
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News Update On New Hampshire Medical Marijuana

Another bill would require the state to start issuing identification cards to people eligible for medical marijuana “no later than July 23, 2015.” This comes almost a year after the attorney general’s office said the state should refrain from issuing the cards “prior to the availability of a lawful source of cannabis in New... more →
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SB 420 Establishes Prop. 215 Guidelines For Medical Pot Patients

A bill establishing statewide guidelines for Prop. 215 enforcement took effect on January 1, 2004. The bill, SB 420 by Sen. John Vasconcellos, was signed by outgoing Gov. Gray Davis just days after he lost the recall election. SB 420, which reflects a compromise between patients’ advocates and law enforcement, includes controversial... more →
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