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CLEAR Daily News 22nd July 2014

CLEAR Daily News 22nd July 2014

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Licensing and regulating the cannabis market in England and Wales
(ISER Podcast)
Professor Stephen Pudney talks about a new report exploring the impact of a licensed and regulated cannabis market… (Listen)

Premier Mike Baird rolls up on legal medicinal cannabis: He would support his family using it if they were terminally ill
(News…

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Oregon: Marijuana Legalization/Regulation Measure Officially Qualifies For Ballot + MORE

Efforts to free Jeff Mizanskey, Missouri’s only prisoner serving life without parole for marijuana charges, are continuing with an online fundraiser that seeks to raise money for a media blitz …

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Botanical medicine standards released as Colorado medical marijuana business sees first product recall in U.S.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) on Tuesday released its long-awaited medical marijuana manufacturing guidelines, completing its compendium of industry standards which include regulatory recommendations for cannabis from seed to sale…

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It’s official: Oregon voters will decide in November whether to regulate, tax and legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over.
Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has certified that the New Approach Oregon petition campaign has turned in enough valid signatures to qualify the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act for the November ballot…

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Paula Crews, a suburban mom with short black hair, dumps a stick of butter into a double boiler and stirs in her secret ingredient. Her 24-year-old son, John, waits expectantly at the white For…

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New Hampshire: One Year After Medical Marijuana Law, Patients Still Risking Arrest + MORE

Though limited amounts of marijuana are legal for adults 21 and up in Colorado, there’s still not many places to actually legally use cannabis other than in a private home or in a smoking room …

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By Steve Elliott
Hemp News
High taxes and a low number of storefront licenses mean that revenue from legalized marijuana sales in Washington state could be “minimal” this year, according to Moody’s Investor Service.
State-licensed recreational marijuana stores opened in Washington on July 8, and the state estimated it will collect $51…

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On Wednesday — the first anniversary of Gov. Hassan’s signing of H.B. 573 — Rep. Donald ‘Ted’ Wright will join patients and advocates at a demonstration in front of the State House
One year after New Hampshire adopted a law intended to allow seriously ill people to use medical marijuana, patients are still facing criminal penalties for marijuana possession…

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Arizona’s medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can’t prosecute patients who sell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled.

The offbeat, July 2 ruling and dism…

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New Hampshire: One Year After Medical Marijuana Law, Patients Still Risking Arrest + MORE

Though limited amounts of marijuana are legal for adults 21 and up in Colorado, there’s still not many places to actually legally use cannabis other than in a private home or in a smoking room …

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By Steve Elliott
Hemp News
High taxes and a low number of storefront licenses mean that revenue from legalized marijuana sales in Washington state could be “minimal” this year, according to Moody’s Investor Service.
State-licensed recreational marijuana stores opened in Washington on July 8, and the state estimated it will collect $51…

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On Wednesday — the first anniversary of Gov. Hassan’s signing of H.B. 573 — Rep. Donald ‘Ted’ Wright will join patients and advocates at a demonstration in front of the State House
One year after New Hampshire adopted a law intended to allow seriously ill people to use medical marijuana, patients are still facing criminal penalties for marijuana possession…

Continue Reading On hemp.org »

Arizona’s medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can’t prosecute patients who sell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled.

The offbeat, July 2 ruling and dism…

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When your legal medical marijuana business fails, you're screwed + MORE

As support for Florida’s Amendment 2, which would legalize medical cannabis in the state, picks up across the state, Floridians are eager to get their hands in the medical weed industry game. Bu…

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Arizona’s medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can’t prosecute patients who sell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled.

The offbeat, July 2 ruling and dism…

Continue Reading On tokeofthetown.com »

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Illinois: Governor to Expand Medical Marijuana Law + MORE

Kevin Sabet 'Volunteers' to Fight Legalization in AlaskaRecently, Kevin Sabet from the ironically named Smart Approaches to Marijuana (Project SAM), the leading anti-marijuana legalization group he co-founded with former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, was engaged in a debate with Judge Jim Gray from Law Enforcement Against Prohi…

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Five Questions: Make Sure You Get the Marijuana You Pay ForSo you’re about to buy legal marijuana, and you have something specific in mind: Blue Dream.

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Philly Police Ignore Decrim, 264 Arrests This MonthDespite a vote by the Philadelphia City Council to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, law enforcement officials say they will continue to bust people for pot possession, even if the measure becomes law. Unfortunately, the threats made by Police Commissioner Charles…

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As support for Florida’s Amendment 2, which would legalize medical cannabis in the state, picks up across the state, Floridians are eager to get their hands in the medical weed industry game. Bu…

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Illinois: Governor to Expand Medical Marijuana LawDemocrat Gov. Patrick Quinn signed legislation yesterday expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis law.

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Here's what to expect at the upcoming Minnesota medical cannabis meetings, open to the public + MORE

Minnesota’s new 23-person medical cannabis task force has two public meetings coming up.

The first of which, scheduled July 31, is intended mostly as a meet-and-greet for the task force member…

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Does Ryan Nuanez, who allegedly crashed into a Denver optical store and critically injured the owner, demonstrate the dangers of driving under the influence of marijuana repeatedly raised by pot…

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Here's what to expect at the upcoming Minnesota medical cannabis meetings, open to the public + MORE

Minnesota’s new 23-person medical cannabis task force has two public meetings coming up.

The first of which, scheduled July 31, is intended mostly as a meet-and-greet for the task force member…

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Does Ryan Nuanez, who allegedly crashed into a Denver optical store and critically injured the owner, demonstrate the dangers of driving under the influence of marijuana repeatedly raised by pot…

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CLEAR Daily News 21st July 2014 + MORE

By Steve Elliott
Hemp News
A Washington marijuana businessman is suing the state’s Liquor Control Board, saying the agency rejected his application to retail cannabis over a minor technicality. The suit alleges that the board put him and his partners at risk of substantial financial loss.
The suit, filed by Pete O’Neil in King County Superior Court, seeks to overturn the Liquor Control Board’s decision to deny a license for C&C Cannabis to sell marijuana in Lynnwood, Washington, reports Valerie Bauman at Puget Sound Business Journal…

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Minnesota’s new 23-person medical cannabis task force has two public meetings coming up.

The first of which, scheduled July 31, is intended mostly as a meet-and-greet for the task force member…

Continue Reading On tokeofthetown.com »

Is Biotech Cannabis on the Horizon?
(Ladybud)
Biotech has been a highly debated topic in the agriculture community throughout the last few decades. Add cannabis and cannabis enthusiasts to the conversation, and you can be sure that you are going to hear everyone’s opinion, whether you like it or not… (More)

Why The Marijuana Industry Needs Sommeliers
(Thought Catalog)
Wine has its sommeliers, beer its cicerones, coffee its cuppers…

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