Chronicle AM: LA County Deputies to Carry Naloxone, Florida MedMJ Bill Advances, More… (6/9/17) – Drug War Chronicle

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New York lawmakers are beginning a new push for marijuana legalization, the Florida Senate has passed a medical marijuana implementation bill, LA County Sheriff’s deputies begin carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone, and more. The LA County Sheriff’s Department becomes the largest police agency in the land to carry Naloxone. (pa.gov) Marijuana Policy New York Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Effort. State …

Chronicle AM: LA County Deputies to Carry Naloxone, Florida … – Drug War Chronicle

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New York lawmakers are beginning a new push for marijuana legalization, the Florida Senate has passed a medical marijuana implementation bill, LA County Sheriff’s deputies begin carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone, and more. The LA County Sheriff’s Department becomes the largest police agency in the land to carry Naloxone. (pa.gov) Marijuana Policy New York Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Effort. State …

Accepting marijuana is a step toward seeing it's used safely: Guest commentary – LA Daily News

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The pink elephant in the room of every city council and board of supervisors meeting where cannabis is on the agenda is a simple fact. Marijuana is a drug. This is the missing link between regulators drafting laws that allow for safe access, and neighborhood groups fearful of the spread of reefer madness. Public support for marijuana legalization has led …

Accepting marijuana is a step toward seeing it's used safely: Guest … – LA Daily News

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The pink elephant in the room of every city council and board of supervisors meeting where cannabis is on the agenda is a simple fact. Marijuana is a drug. This is the missing link between regulators drafting laws that allow for safe access, and neighborhood groups fearful of the spread of reefer madness. Public support for marijuana legalization has led …

Chronicle AM: Los Angeles County Deputies to Carry Naloxone, Florida MedMJ Bill Advances, More… (6/9/17) – Drug War Chronicle

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New York lawmakers are beginning a new push for pot legalization, the Florida Senate has passed a medical marijuaan implementation billl, LA County Sheriff’s deputies begin carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone, and more. The LA County Sheriff’s Department becomes the largest police agency in the land to carry Naloxone. (pa.gov) Marijuana Policy New York Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Effort. State …

Chronicle AM: Los Angeles County Deputies to Carry Naloxone … – Drug War Chronicle

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New York lawmakers are beginning a new push for pot legalization, the Florida Senate has passed a medical marijuaan implementation billl, LA County Sheriff’s deputies begin carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone, and more. The LA County Sheriff’s Department becomes the largest police agency in the land to carry Naloxone. (pa.gov) Marijuana Policy New York Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Effort. State …

Three men arrested on heroin, pot charges – The Register-Guard

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SPRINGFIELD — A Washington man and two California men were arrested Thursday after law enforcement officials say a police dog detected nearly 3 pounds of drugs in their car during a traffic stop on Inter­state 5 in Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police Sgt. Kyle Hove said a trooper from Springfield stopped a 2002 Mercedes with California license plates around 9:30 …

Three men arrested on heroin, pot charges | Local | Eugene, Oregon – The Register-Guard

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SPRINGFIELD — A Washington man and two California men were arrested Thursday after law enforcement officials say a police dog detected nearly 3 pounds of drugs in their car during a traffic stop on Inter­state 5 in Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police Sgt. Kyle Hove said a trooper from Springfield stopped a 2002 Mercedes with California license plates around 9:30 …

Los Angeles releases draft marijuana business regulations – Hamilton Journal News

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LOS ANGELES Los Angeles moved Thursday to bring order to its emerging legal marijuana industry, proposing rules for how and where the fragrant buds will be grown and sold while driving out rogue operators. There will be no swaying fields of bright green pot plants along the Hollywood Freeway — businesses will only be allowed to grow indoors. Dispensaries would …

Hyde: Ricky Williams' story of marijuana, redemption returns to South Florida | Commentary – Sun Sentinel

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Redemption? Is that the word? Is that what Ricky Williams can achieve, all these years later, when he returns to South Florida this weekend to talk in an open forum about the benefits of marijuana? “Maybe that’s the right word,” he says. Redemption? “It’s starting to feel like that,” he says. “I can come back to South Florida, on a …

Hyde: Ricky Williams' story of marijuana, redemption returns to … – Sun Sentinel

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Redemption? Is that the word? Is that what Ricky Williams can achieve, all these years later, when he returns to South Florida this weekend to talk in an open forum about the benefits of marijuana? “Maybe that’s the right word,” he says. Redemption? “It’s starting to feel like that,” he says. “I can come back to South Florida, on a …

Supervisors prohibit cannabis stores in unincorporated LA County – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

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Marijuana. Katharine Lotze/Signal No pot shops will be opening in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County after the Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday. County supervisors voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that does not allow commercial cannabis “businesses and activities” in county-operated areas. Before the ordinance was passed, the county had a moratorium …

Supervisors prohibit cannabis stores in unincorporated SCV areas – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

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Marijuana. Katharine Lotze/Signal No pot shops will be opening in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County after the Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday. The ruling affects areas in the Santa Clarita which sit outside the city limits of Santa Clarita. County supervisors voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that does not allow commercial …

A California Plan To Save Millions Wasted On Cannabis Raids Is Getting Props Worldwide – Forbes

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Credit: Southern California Coalition Southern California Coalition co-founders Virgil Grant (L) and Donnie Anderson (R) pose for a snapshot with U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) at the 2017 California Democrats State Convention in Sacramento. In his new gig heading the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), Attorney General Jeff Sessions has kicked up plenty of dust over cannabis, from erroneously aligning the plant with heroin to threatening …

Patch it up – Sacramento News & Review

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Ngaio Bealum is a Sacramento comedian, activist and marijuana expert. Email him questions at ask420@newsreview.com. Advertisement How’s it going? We still winning? —Vic Torrey We are indeed still winning! The California Assembly has passed two bills. The first is Assembly Bill 64, a “cleanup” bill designed to deal with some of the problematic parts of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and …