Dallas City Council approved cite-and-release for weed possession. But will commissioners let it happen?

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 11:28 am By Tristan Hallman and Naomi Martin, The Dallas Morning News Sept. 19–The future appears hazy for a new Dallas program to issue court summonses to people caught with less than 4 ounces of marijuana instead of arresting…

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San Diego council decides today whether to allow local cultivation

Published: Sep 11, 2017, 8:53 am • Updated: Sep 11, 2017, 8:53 am By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The city council in San Diego is considering whether to OK marijuana cultivation locally once new state laws allowing recreational use take effect next year. The Los Angeles Times reports…

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High Labor Standards and Organic Integrity: Cannabis Certification Council

Ethical Cannabis Alliance and Organic Cannabis Association Announce Merger: Welcome the Cannabis Certification Council…Newly Re-Named Cannabis Certification Council Receives Legacy Funding Mandate to Ensure High Labor Standards and Organic integrity for Cannabis Produced and Sold in the United States The Ethical Cannabis Alliance and the Organic Cannabis Association, non-profit organizations…

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Oakland city council meeting gets heated over marijuana biz residency requirement

Published: Mar 22, 2017, 1:30 pm • Updated: Mar 22, 2017, 1:31 pm By David Debolt, Bay Area News Group OAKLAND — In a tense council meeting on Tuesday, Councilman Larry Reid and longtime residents clashed with cannabis business owners over a controversial change to the city’s new medical marijuana laws. At…

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Denver council delays decision on extended hours for marijuana shops

Published: Mar 13, 2017, 2:05 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2017, 7:52 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post The Denver City Council’s marijuana special-issue committee on Monday opted to solicit more input instead of advancing a measure that would extend the city’s pot shop sales to midnight. By the end…

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This California city council just approved medical marijuana deliveries, multiple grow sites

Published: Oct 19, 2016, 8:19 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2016, 8:19 am By Ramona Giwargis, Mercury News SAN JOSE — In an effort to quash illegal marijuana delivery services that have mushroomed in recent years, San Jose leaders Tuesday agreed to allow the city’s 16 sanctioned pot shops to…

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Boston Mayor And City Council President At Odds On Legalization Measure

Boston City Council President Michelle Wu and Councilor Tito Jackson are set to formally endorse the state initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The move, which is set to be made official Wednesday morning, pits the duo against Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, who is helping to lead the…

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Tonight: DC Council Candidate Town Hall On Marijuana Policy

(image via inspirationseek.com) Washington D.C. voters legalized marijuana during the 2014 Election. Since that time, Washington DC has been under attack by federal politicians who obviously don’t like the fact that marijuana is legal in Washington DC.. There is still a ton of work left to be done in Washington…

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Orlando City Council Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana

The Orlando City Council took a final vote yesterday on marijuana decriminalization, and I’m happy to say, the vote was favorable. Decriminalization in Orlando took a different form than originally proposed, but it was still a great step in the right direction. Orlando follows in the footsteps of other municipalities…

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