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Weedmaps decides to stop listing illegal cannabis retailers

Irvine-based Weedmaps – the very popular website that guides cannabis fans to stores – recently announced it would stop listing illegal retailers later this year. The decision is a rare dose of good news for the legal marijuana industry in

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Federal official calls for regulating CA medical marijuana

For once, the Feds have a point. Outgoing Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole has helped alter President Obama’s prohibitionist attitude on state marijuana laws toward one accommodating the differences among the 50 states. In an interview with the Los Angeles

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Nullification spreading — how about ensuring privacy in CA? 3

June 23, 2013 By John Seiler Some good news: Nullification is spreading. AP reports: “JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Imagine the scenario: A federal agent attempts to arrest someone for illegally selling a machine gun. Instead, the federal agent is

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Courts Undermine State’s Initiative System 0

Jan. 20, 2012 I voted against Proposition 215, the so-called Compassionate Use Act, which legalized marijuana use here in the nation’s largest pot-growing state for — wink, wink, nod, nod — “medicinal purposes.” That’s why it is rather ironic that

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