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  1. Ron Strider

    Police Brace For New California Marijuana Laws

    With the legal use of recreational marijuana set to take effect Monday, law enforcement agencies are bracing for people getting high then getting behind the wheel. Despite the new law for 2018, it will still be illegal to smoke marijuana in public and in your vehicle. Some cannabis...
  2. Ron Strider

    Hammond Mayor McDermott, And His Dog, Confront Indiana Attorney General Over CBD Oil

    Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is taking issue with Attorney General Curtis Hill's recent pronouncement that cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, is illegal to purchase in Indiana. The Democratic mayor on Wednesday accused the first-term Republican of "grandstanding" on the issue and...
  3. Ron Strider

    Steep Hill, The Pontiac Group and First Nations of Canada, Announce Steep Hill Canada

    BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 - Jmîchaeĺe Keller, President and CEO of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis science, testing and analytics, announced today that Steep Hill Canada has partnered with First Nations in Canada, through the Pontiac Group, to bring testing for cannabis to every...
  4. Ron Strider

    Hunter Stumbles On Multi-Million Dollar Central Texas Marijuana Farm

    Authorities recovered about 10,000 marijuana plants worth millions of dollars after a hunter stumbled on a pot farm on Corps of Engineers property a few miles outside of Malone in Hill County. The Hill County Sheriff's Office received a tip call about the operation on Monday. In order to...
  5. Ron Strider

    Australia: Hills Police Uncover $400,000 Cannabis Crop In Castle Hill House

    A cannabis crop with an estimated street value of more than $400,000 has been uncovered at a Castle Hill home. Police executed a search warrant at the house in Francis St, Castle Hill yesterday morning. They allegedly found 138 mature cannabis plants growing under lights in five rooms at...
  6. Ron Strider

    PA: 1 Arrested, 100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Fayette County Raid

    One person has been arrested and roughly 100 marijuana plants were seized during a raid in Fayette County Tuesday morning. According to officials at the scene, the raid was conducted at a home in the 200 block of Horseshoe Bend Road in Acme. The drug raid was conducted by the Pennsylvania...
  7. Ron Strider

    Blues Traveler Brendan Hill Takes The High Road With His Cannabis Dispensary

    Cannabis outsiders think owning a dispensary is like having a cash register, but cannabis insiders know how it really works. The tight margins and onerous restrictions challenge even the best owner to make decent profits. Brendan Hill, the drummer for the iconic band Blues Traveler, found this...
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    Help me plan for an outdoor grow next year

    I have a small indoor grow going now, but next year when things change around here and no one can say anything to me about a plant anymore, I plan to try outside. (I am a newb grower on my 1st indoor right now). I have a South by southwest facing hill behind my home that I think would be...
  9. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Licensing

    If libertarians were in charge of legalizing marijuana, their first instinct would be to reach for an eraser. That is, libertarians would simply eliminate existing laws that outlaw marijuana, rather than “design” the marijuana market by establishing a licensing board, capping the number of...
  10. Ron Strider

    California Senate Advances Bill To Make Pot Use In Cars An Infraction

    Just months after state voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the state Senate on Tuesday voted to prohibit its use in automobiles because of concerns over drugged driving. A bill by Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) makes it an infraction for drivers and passengers to use marijuana...
  11. K

    ME: Blue Hill To Vote On Marijuana Establishments

    Blue Hill – Maine's recent legalization of recreational marijuana has prompted Blue Hill officials to organize a vote on whether to prohibit retail marijuana establishments. Selectmen Jim Schatz and Vaughn Leach voted at the board's regular Friday meeting to plan a special town meeting to...
  12. K

    Another Potential Delay In Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Rollout

    Boston, MA - A ballot initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in Massachusetts may see its retail openings pushed back, based on reports out of Beacon Hill. According to The Boston Globe, pot shops' start-of-2018 opening date could get delayed until the middle of year, or even later...
  13. K

    B.C. Popup Pot Taking A Stand On Marijuana Criminalization

    On a bright, sunny day in October, visitors to the Cannagarden pop-up stand in East Vancouver browsed tables laden with a variety of marijuana products, including pot-infused peanut butter, pot-soaked honey and even cooking butter with Nutella. The conspicuous outdoor stand has been set up on...
  14. K

    OR: Gold Hill Dispensary Is First Recreational Pot Retailer

    Medford, ORE. - A Gold Hill medical marijuana dispensary that was the first legal store of its kind in Jackson County has become the first licensed recreational marijuana retailer in Oregon. Breeze Botanicals opened its doors June 14, 2014, in Gold Hill, followed by another store in Ashland in...
  15. K

    CA: Proponents Of Signal Hill Medical Pot Ballot Measures Gather Required Signatures

    Signal Hill voters may be deciding whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries after a petition drive similar to one in Long Beach. Except the Signal Hill proposition won't be on the ballot - if it qualifies - until March. A Long Beach ballot initiative to allow medical marijuana...
  16. K

    CA: Proponents Of Signal Hill Medical Pot Ballot Measures Gather Required Signatures

    Signal Hill voters may be deciding whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries after a petition drive similar to one in Long Beach. Except the Signal Hill proposition won't be on the ballot - if it qualifies - until March. A Long Beach ballot initiative to allow medical marijuana...
  17. K

    CA: Signal Hill Voters Could Decide On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Signal Hill voters may be deciding whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries after a petition drive similar to one in Long Beach. Except the Signal Hill proposition won't be on the ballot - if it qualifies - until next March. A Long Beach ballot initiative to allow medical marijuana...
  18. K

    CA: Signal Hill Voters Could Decide On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Signal Hill voters may be deciding whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries after a petition drive similar to one in Long Beach. Except the Signal Hill proposition won't be on the ballot - if it qualifies - until next March. A Long Beach ballot initiative to allow medical marijuana...
  19. K

    An Argument For Marijuana - Why Its Time Has Come

    The latest request to lessen restrictions on the use of marijuana has been denied by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Citing a lack of evidence supporting its medical efficacy, and the strong risk of abuse, the marijuana plant, as distinct from its synthetic derivatives, will remain a...
  20. K

    OK: Petition For Medical Marijuana Now In Duncan

    For Crystal Hill, the idea of medical marijuana hits close to home — people she knows and loves could use the plant for medicine, and Hill herself sees it as a business opportunity, especially as her bank account has been depleted since she's been laid off from Halliburton. That's why she...