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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Hayward To Allow Cannabis Businesses

    The Hayward City Council has approved allowing most marijuana-related businesses in the city, including cultivation facilities, testing laboratories, retail dispensaries, manufacturing sites and distribution facilities. The new rules take effect immediately. “I understand people want to protect...
  2. Ron Strider

    CO: Denver's First-In-The-Nation Program For Social Marijuana Accepting Applications

    Denver’s voter-authorized program to allow social marijuana use at some businesses is ready for launch, city officials said Thursday as they announced they were ready to accept applications. But the initial batch of license requests for the first-of-its-kind program may not come in immediately...
  3. Ron Strider

    FL: Auburndale Advances Regulations For Where Medicinal Marijuana Outlets Allowed

    City Commissioners are nearing a final vote on a change to land development regulations allowing medicinal marijuana outlets in commercial areas. On Monday night, the City Commission held a public hearing on the marijuana issue and on changes to land development regulations requiring lots to...
  4. Ron Strider

    WA: Yakima Council To Review Marijuana Store Zoning Request

    The opening of a fifth marijuana store in Yakima will likely be put off again after Tuesday's Yakima City Council meeting. The council is expected to review a planning commission recommendation to deny a request allowing the sale of marijuana in light industrial zones – areas of the city...
  5. Ron Strider

    Areas With Legal Marijuana Shops Have No More Crime Than Areas With Bars

    Shops Which Sell legalized marijuana lead to no more crime in surrounding areas than those areas with bars or alcohol stores, a new study has found. Researchers at Ohio State University found that crime isn’t higher in the area immediately surrounding marijuana outlets. But adjacent areas saw...
  6. K

    PA: Where Bethlehem Wants To Allow Medical Marijuana Facilities

    Bethlehem is getting ready for medical marijuana like other Lehigh Valley towns. Thursday afternoon the Bethlehem Planning Commission recommended city council approve a zoning amendment that lays out where in the city medical marijuana growers/processors, dispensaries and academic clinical...
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    CA: Mass Marijuana Raids Proposed By L.A. County Officials

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider a plan Wednesday to shut down all marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of L.A. That would put about 70 medical collectives in the sheriff's crosshairs, which has alarmed Los Angeles pot advocates. "We're concerned for...
  8. K

    CA: Supervisors To Consider Ban On Marijuana Businesses In Unincorporated Areas

    San Diego County, CA — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to consider a ban on all marijuana businesses in unincorporated county areas, with plans to vote on the proposal before a moratorium expires in March. The board met to consider a package of regulations for...
  9. K

    FL: BOCC Approves Temporary Medical Marijuana Moratorium

    In a 5-0 vote Monday afternoon the Washington County Board of County Commissioners approved an ordinance to establish a temporary moratorium on growing, cultivation, processing, manufacturing, dispensing, distribution and wholesale and retail sale of medical cannabis, low-THC cannabis and...
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    MI: Lansing Mayor, Council Deal With Proposed Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    Lansing, Mich — A big issue that is facing local governments in Michigan today is how to regulate medical marijuana. This week, Governor Snyder signed a law that leaves it up to local municipalities to regulate the location and number of dispensaries in their communities. So what does that...