Marijuana backlash: Smell of smoke driving some former proponents away

Published: Jul 24, 2017, 2:43 pm • Updated: Jul 24, 2017, 5:48 pm By Virginia Postrel, Bloomberg View I support marijuana legalization, but I wish pot smokers would stop stinking up the sidewalks. I’m not alone. In places where using marijuana no longer carries the threat of a jail sentence,…

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Did you just smell that too? In our nation’s capital, weed is seemingly everywhere

Published: Jul 3, 2017, 5:13 pm • Updated: Jul 3, 2017, 5:30 pm By Maia Silber, The Washington Post (Illustration by Alex Fine for The Washington Post) WASHINGTON — Arash Shirazi is a pretty cosmopolitan guy. A music agent and filmmaker, he hangs out with creative types and bohemians. He’s…

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Cop who killed Philando Castile repeatedly blamed smell of marijuana for his fear of driver, newly-released transcript shows

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 3:08 pm • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 6:10 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A transcript released Tuesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) revealed that police officer Jeronimo Yanez told investigators the smell of marijuana from Philando Castile’s car was a major…

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Smell of weed in Denver leads feds to big bust of Nebraska marijuana network

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 12:44 pm • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 3:23 pm By Kirk Mitchell, Denver Post An investigation of an alleged interstate crime network all started with an anonymous tip about a pungent odor emanating from a rental home in Westminster. It was May 2, 2016, harvest time…

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Colorado grow house plans to appeal $14,000 fine for marijuana smell

Published: Nov 10, 2016, 8:29 am • Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 10:33 am By Boulder Daily Camera Dandelion Grow, the north Boulder cannabis garden blamed for releasing a marijuana smell into the air, disputes accusations made by the city and plans to appeal a $ 10,000 odor fine. That penalty…

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