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  1. Ron Strider

    TN: New Law Changes Who Enforces Marijuana Crimes

    The New Year means the arrival of 16 new laws in Tennessee. WBIR has received many questions about changes to a law regarding law enforcement and marijuana crimes. The new law says the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission will not have jurisdiction over marijuana crimes. It does not change...
  2. Ron Strider

    TN: Conservative Republican On Medical Cannabis Task Force: 'Reefer Madness Is Over'

    The idea of legal medical cannabis or marijuana appeared to gain another conservative Republican convert on Tennessee's Capitol Hill Thursday. "The era of Reefer Madness is over," said Rep. Bob Ramsey, who referenced the 1930s cult movie about the perceived dangers of marijuana. Ramsey is...
  3. Ron Strider

    Tennessee Medical Cannabis Task Force Hears Pushback, Support

    The long debate about medical marijuana played out again Thursday on Tennessee's Capitol Hill as skepticism was mixed with passionate support. It came at the first meeting of the task force appointed by the two legislative speakers to look into the issue. Medical Cannabis Task Force Chair...
  4. Ron Strider

    DE: Marijuana Legalization Not A Given

    The News Journal's Sept. 7 story about the first meeting of the Adult Use Cannabis Task Force outlined the numerous social, economic, criminal justice, health care and drug treatment-related issues that arise as part of the debate around legalizing recreational marijuana use in Delaware. While...
  5. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Legalization Debate Keeps Burning In Delaware

    The debate over legalized marijuana in Delaware is not going away despite state lawmakers shelving an effort to allow recreational cannabis sales to adults. The issue was thrust to the forefront of public policy debates in Delaware this year as advocates showed up in force at town hall...
  6. Ron Strider

    Task Force To Examine Medical Marijuana In Tennessee

    A task force consisting of state senators and representatives will soon take a harder look at issues around medical marijuana in Tennessee. Lt. Governor Randy McNally and speaker Beth Harwell are responsible for appointing lawmakers to the task force. McNally expects those appointments to be...
  7. K

    Air Force Relaxes Marijuana Restrictions For Recruits

    Last week the Air Force relaxed its rules for recruits who have used marijuana prior to their enlistment. The changes also include more leniency for recruits with ADHD, eczema, and asthma, which will now be examined on a case-by-case basis. The rule changes signify a traditional institution...
  8. K

    ME: Gardiner Forms Recreational Marijuana Task Force

    Gardiner – Applications are available for residents who would like to serve on a task force that is expected to make recommendations on whether any of the commercial aspects of recreational marijuana will be allowed inside Gardiner city limits and if so, whether any restrictions ought to be...
  9. K

    Recreational Marijuana Sparks New Industries In SF, But Side Effects Could Kill Buzz

    San Francisco's new era of legalized recreational cannabis could bring pot-friendly hotels, marijuana-selling businesses along popular neighborhood corridors and delivery services. In the not-so-distant future, local grocers may even start selling cannabis products, and restaurants could...
  10. K

    Canada: Final Report Of The Task Force On Cannabis Legislation And Regulation

    The Liberal Party of Canada made the legalization of marijuana a priority during the 2015 federal election campaign and now the Liberal government has taken a step toward enacting that promise. On June 30, 2016, the Government of Canada launched a Task Force to advise it on the design of a...
  11. W

    Pre-Flowering and Force Flowering

    Hey 420 community, I recently joined this forum due to being given a few plants from a friend who didn't want them anymore. So I am still very new and need all the help I can get. I received some great advice from AKgramma on the growing process and the plants are in a much better condition...
  12. K

    YT: Details Of Marijuana Regulation Remain Hazy

    Legal weed may not be the "revenue cash cow" provinces and territories were hoping for, says the Yukon's assistant deputy minister of justice. While the recreational marijuana market will open up new revenue streams, said Al Lucier, those dollars, at least in the early days, will be funneled...
  13. K

    Advocates For Liberal Marijuana Reform Stoked On Task Force Recommendations For Legal

    On December 13 a federal task force charged with guiding Canada's path to legalizing recreational marijuana released its recommendations for how the country should proceed. Here are the highlights: The distribution and sale of recreational marijuana should largely be regulated by the...
  14. K

    ON: These 3 Federal Marijuana Recommendations Could Be Key For Toronto

    Toronto has a slightly better picture of how legal weed will work in the city after a task force appointed by the Canadian government released its recommendations Tuesday in Ottawa. The major highlights included a proposed rule that pot sales should be restricted to those 18 and older, with a...
  15. K

    Canada: Task Force - Marijuana Should Be Sold In Separate Stores With Age Limit Of 18

    The Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, a body set up by the federal government in June to study marijuana legalization in Canada, released a set of recommendations Tuesday on how marijuana should be produced, sold and regulated. The recommendations also include plain...
  16. K

    Canada: Task Force On Cannabis Regulation Completes Research

    A task force which has been looking at the legalization of marijuana over the last several months, has announced it has completed the research phase, and will release a report within the next few weeks. The Federal Government is working on legislation to legalize pot by the spring of 2017...
  17. K

    Canada: Marijuana Task Force Wraps Study But Findings Stuck In Translation

    Ottawa - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet had expected to receive findings from a task force studying the legalization of marijuana, but the document is stuck in translation limbo. The team behind the report says it will be given to ministers and the public when it is in available in...
  18. K

    Canada: Public Will Have To Wait For Anticipated Task Force Report On Legalizing Pot

    A task force of experts studying how the federal government should legalize recreational pot will make its recommendations Wednesday, but the public will have to wait to find out what's in the highly-anticipated report. It will be released publicly "at a later date," according to a...
  19. K

    AK: Borough Marijuana Task Force Decides On Zoning For Commercial Marijuana Business

    The Borough Marijuana Task Force met Tuesday night and decided to permit commercial marijuana growth in certain residential districts. The motion was to allow residential cultivation permits with a conditional use permit in RR, RR1 and RR2, which are rural areas, and prohibit it in R1, R2, and...
  20. K

    CA: City Creates Task Force To Address Medical Marijuana

    The Paso Robles City Council voted Tuesday night to create a task force to address the city's medical marijuana regulations. Mayor Steve Martin and councilmen Steve Gregory, John Hamon and Jim Reed voted in favor of the task force. Councilman Fred Strong was absent, attending another meeting on...