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  1. Ron Strider

    MA: Pot Moratoriums Spread As Locals Wrestle With Legal Weed

    More than 100 Massachusetts cities and towns have imposed bans, moratoriums or other limits on marijuana shops since voters legalized the drug for recreational use last year, opening up a new battlefront in the debate over legal weed. Nearly two dozen communities north of Boston – including...
  2. Ron Strider

    FL: Winter Park Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    City commissioners voted in favor of banning medical marijuana dispensaries within Winter Park at a meeting Monday afternoon. The measure, which repealed and replaced the city's previous rules on medical cannabis, passed by a 4-1 vote with Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel voting in opposition...
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    OR: Albany, Oregon City Among Cities That Rejected Pot Bans

    Marijuana votes in Oregon offered some surprises, including an embrace of recreational marijuana sales in some conservative enclaves — but the biggest trend by far was for communities to cash in on the lucrative cop. Places like Albany, Oregon City, Manzanita and Scappoose were among the...
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    California Senate Backs Bill To Slow Medical Marijuana Bans

    The California Senate has approved a bill aimed at slowing a rush of cities and counties racing to ban marijuana cultivation. The Senate backed the measure in a 35-3 vote on Monday, sending it to the Assembly. AB21 corrects what lawmakers say was a mistake in medical marijuana regulations...
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    Many Oregonians Will Get To Vote On Marijuana Again In 2016

    Eighty-two Oregon cities and counties have banned recreational pot shops from operating; in 36 of those jurisdictions–from Manzanita to Fairview to Lake Oswego–residents will vote on those bans in the November 2016 general election. That's because the Oregon Legislature's rules for...