CONCORD (KCBS)— Outdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.
Concord Police Chief Guy Swanger said there was disturbance calls and “issues” surrounding the outdoor grows.
“It was going unchecked; it was around school grounds,” he said.
Swanger said indoor cultivation must be done in an occupied residence farther than 600-feet of a grade school. Growers are still limited to the...Read Full Story
Gov. Maggie Hassan loves to play hardball. Just ask her fellow New Hampshire politicians who caved in on the “homegrown provision” while negotiating their recent settlement on the highly controversial topic, of providing medical cannabis for the seriously ill. The weak willed representatives in the New Hampshire House and Senate celebrated with high fives all around, as they compromised on an outline for a compassionate medical marijuana bill – just after 4:20 yesterday afternoon. Queuing up...Read Full Story
Royal Oak, MI – Michigan Compassion is pleased to announce it has received a $240,000 Google Grant from Google Corporation. The grant is an in-kind, AdWords advertising allowance and other premium Google products and support that will continue for the life of the organization. Michigan Compassion will use the grant to promote its medical cannabis awareness initiatives. The 2013 initiative is based on the organization’s philosophy: “We must increase awareness to increase acceptance.” Michigan...Read Full Story
…then it’s off to Gov. Brian Sandoval for his signature
As Nevada inches ever closer to creating a state regulated medical marijuana system for the purpose of overseeing the production and distribution of medical marijuana in the silver state, they find themselves in good company; joining the likes of Rhode Island, New Mexico, New Jersey, Maine, Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and a handful of others. Meanwhile, the US is nearing critical mass in the...Read Full Story
Well, this is a first. Tyra Banks was seen casually leaving a medical marijuana dispensary in Venice Beach, California earlier in the week. The sign outside the door said "patients only," so either our America's Next Top Model idol is testing out some ganga, or the hunky guy she was seen with is a regular customer. Or maybe Tyra and her mystery man were just popping in for a looksky! Whatever the case may be, you don't want to miss the pic of Tyra and her male pal out and about at the weed...Read Full Story
Doctor-recommended medical marijuana is already legal in a dozen states, with at least two more likely to legalize pot for medical uses in November. It has been shown helpful in treating nausea and pain associated with cancer, chemotherapy, HIV and hepatitis C; spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis; intra-ocular pressure in glaucoma; and...more
Doctor-recommended medical marijuana is already legal in a dozen states, with at least two more likely to legalize pot for medical uses in November. It has been shown helpful in treating nausea and pain associated with cancer, chemotherapy, HIV and hepatitis C; spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis; intra-ocular pressure in glaucoma; and a host of other conditions.
Yet the federal government refuses to recognize any valid medical use for the herb, and continues raids and arrests of medical marijuana patients and providers in states which have legalized medical use.