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    CA: Economists Worry Legal Cannabis Farms Could Spell Doom For Mountain Lions

    Some economists in Santa Cruz worry that the transition to legal status for cannabis farms next year could spell doom for mountain lions. The lions go out of their way to avoid humans, and the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports the fear is they will leave their habitat if infrastructure, such as...
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    CA: Cannabis Marketing Kickoff Sept. 13

    A marketing campaign to "Support Santa Cruz Cannabis" will kick off at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St. GreenTrade Santa Cruz, a coalition of local cannabis businesses, will present a vision for how Santa Cruz businesses can capture their share of an...
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    CA: Santa Cruz County Cannabis Tax Revenues Falling Short

    Santa Cruz - Revenues from Santa Cruz County's cannabis business tax, forecast to be $3.2 million this fiscal year, are falling short of expectations, according to a report to be discussed by county supervisors at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the county Governmental Center, 701 Ocean St. In a...
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    Guam: Cruz Introduces Bill To Raise Smoking Age

    Following a prior statement he made about revisiting legislation that proposes a higher age restriction on tobacco use, Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced Bill 9-34, a measure that increases the smoking age to 21. According to a release from Cruz's office, Gov. Eddie Calvo's recent...
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    CA: Santa Cruz Group Seeks New Space To Dispense Medical Cannabis To Vets

    Live Oak - For a final time, roughly 60 U.S. military veterans gathered in the parking lot behind the Santa Cruz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7263 on Monday to receive support - and free medicinal cannabis. The Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance, which provides a community-oriented cannabis...
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    FL: Looking Ahead After Medical Marijuana Legalized

    St. Augustine, Fla. — Priscilla de la Cruz sits on an armchair in Isabela's Bar Cuba where she is helping open the shop for a friend. She wears a yellow sweatshirt decorated with a lion made out of marijuana. Her hair short from the chemotherapy. She has secondary stage-four lung cancer and...
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    Dying Florida Boy Receives Full-Strength Medical Cannabis

    Deltona, Fla. - A fifteen-year-old suffering from an incurable brain tumor became one of the first patients in Florida to receive a full-strength medical cannabis product on Monday. Juan Isaiah Cruz III, who also goes by Juju, was diagnosed with Stage 3 Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare...
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    Dying Florida Boy Receives Full-Strength Medical Cannabis

    Deltona, Fla. - A fifteen-year-old suffering from an incurable brain tumor became one of the first patients in Florida to receive a full-strength medical cannabis product on Monday. Juan Isaiah Cruz III, who also goes by Juju, was diagnosed with Stage 3 Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare...
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    CA: Santa Cruz Program Provides Medical Pot To Veterans

    Santa Cruz, Calif. - A Santa Cruz nonprofit group that provides free medical marijuana to veterans says plants beat pills. Every first and third Monday of the month, hundreds of U.S. veterans line up at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building to pick up a brown bag full of free cannabis...
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    CA: Santa Cruz Program Provides Medical Pot To Veterans

    Santa Cruz, Calif. - A Santa Cruz nonprofit group that provides free medical marijuana to veterans says plants beat pills. Every first and third Monday of the month, hundreds of U.S. veterans line up at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building to pick up a brown bag full of free cannabis...
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    Santa Cruz Nonprofit Provides Free Medical Marijuana To California Vets

    Live Oak - By 6 p.m. Monday, more than 100 U.S. veterans had lined up in the back parking lot of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7263. The group consisted of men and women from all branches and eras of the military. They chatted amiably or rested in folding camping chairs, waiting for an...
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    Santa Cruz Nonprofit Provides Free Medical Marijuana To California Vets

    Live Oak - By 6 p.m. Monday, more than 100 U.S. veterans had lined up in the back parking lot of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7263. The group consisted of men and women from all branches and eras of the military. They chatted amiably or rested in folding camping chairs, waiting for an...
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    CA: Medical Cannabis Grower Registration Starts Monday In Santa Cruz County

    Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County will debut a new medical cannabis website Monday to accept online registration from cannabis cultivators operating in the county's unincorporated areas. For those without computer access, a kiosk will be available at the county Governmental Center, 701 Ocean St...
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    CA: Medical Cannabis Grower Registration Starts Monday In Santa Cruz County

    Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County will debut a new medical cannabis website Monday to accept online registration from cannabis cultivators operating in the county's unincorporated areas. For those without computer access, a kiosk will be available at the county Governmental Center, 701 Ocean St...
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    Colombia's Big Plans For Medical Marijuana Are Going To Screw Mom-And-Pop Growers

    The store front of Ganja Farm in downtown Bogotá is small and nondescript, but the pungent smell on approach is unmistakable. A quick glance through the barred front door reveals a network of metallic ductwork. It does not reveal the marijuana plants the company grows, or the lab where they...
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    Santa Cruz County Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Ring Up More Than $32.3M In Sales

    While the medical marijuana industry is budding, business is booming in Santa Cruz County. The region's 14 dispensaries rang up $32 million last year from the sales of flowers, concentrates, tinctures, edibles and other forms of the drug. And it's a boost to local coffers. In 2014, voters...