Arizona State Prosecutor May Force MMJ Patients to Smoke Cannabis in Order to Medicate

Shelia Polk wants your kids to smoke pot! If you’re not aware of the story about Shelia Polk, she is a State Prosecutor in Arizona that made it her personal mission to undermine the legal rights of cannabis users in her state. The current case she is trying to win…

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Denver crackdown on marijuana tour buses heads to court while city task force says “legalize it.”

Two months after undercover Denver police officers led a raid on marijuana party buses, the case is heading toward a trial. The tour buses, which are still operating, allow paying customers to use cannabis while they ride between dispensaries and other destinations. After running for years with little trouble, buses…

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Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

As prices surge, holiday weekends = weekends that Uber and Lyft rob America. With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking the edge off by offering discounts for those celebrating/rallying for…

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Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

As prices surge, holiday weekends = weekends that Uber and Lyft rob America. With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking the edge off by offering discounts for those celebrating/rallying for…

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Colorado budget proposal calls for new task force to target illegal marijuana ops

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado aims to establish a state law enforcement unit dedicated to investigating and, ideally, eradicating illegal marijuana grow operations that have cropped up throughout the state. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s $…

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Sessions’ marijuana task force report gives him no ammo to go after legal states

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 3:31 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 3:40 pm By Sadie Gurman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the…

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Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals

Published: Jul 25, 2016, 6:35 pm • Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 2:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home. A combat photographer, Otero deployed with the Army and Marines…

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Jeff Sessions has created a task force to review federal marijuana policies

Published: Apr 7, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Apr 7, 2017, 10:20 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In a memo sent this week to the U.S. attorneys, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a task force within the Justice Department will evaluate marijuana policy as part of a larger review…

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Canada marijuana task force releases report on legalization

Published: Dec 13, 2016, 9:59 am • Updated: Dec 13, 2016, 10:01 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Now is the time for Canada to move from prohibition and become the largest developed country to established a well-regulated legal marijuana industry, members of the country’s marijuana task force said…

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