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  1. Ron Strider

    CO: Homes Near Marijuana Dispensaries Worth More, Report Says

    A new report is making the rounds in circles interested in marijuana policy, including those that want to see Colorado Springs legalize recreational marijuana. Cleverly titled "Contact High," by researchers with the University of Wisconsin and California State University, the report looks at the...
  2. Ron Strider

    Modular Tiny Homes Made Of Hemp Could Solve Workforce Housing

    Tiny homes have been pitched as a way to downsize your lifestyle, go on vacation, or even as a way to house the homeless, but they also offer a possible solution for pricey towns like Aspen and the Hamptons. The high cost of real estate in resort communities–like Jackson Hole, Wyoming–means that...
  3. K

    MA: Despite Statewide Legalization, SHA Bans Marijuana Smoking

    Springfield - The Springfield Housing Authority announced Tuesday that despite the recent legalization of marijuana possession in Massachusetts, it is banning marijuana smoking at all of its public housing sites, buildings and grounds in conjunction with an existing policy that bans indoor and...
  4. K

    Colorado Plans To Give Homes To Homeless Thanks To Marijuana Tax Revenue

    Colorado has been blazing the way for recreational marijuana use and it looks like it's paying off for the state. It's earned tons of extra money, increases in tourism, drops in crime, and other benefits the state's been enjoying since legalizing pot. And now Colorado is wondering what to do...
  5. K

    MA: Are Residents Of Subsidized Housing Allowed To Smoke Marijuana?

    Agawam, Mass. — Marijuana is clearly legal in Massachusetts, but that doesn't mean it's allowed everywhere. You can smoke it, share it, and even grow it at home, but what if your home is an apartment subsidized by federal money? HUD spokesman Brian Sullivan told 22News pot is still illegal...
  6. K

    Gov. Hickenlooper Aims Colorado Marijuana Tax Revenue Toward Affordable Housing

    A proposal by Gov. John Hickenlooper to direct marijuana revenue toward building affordable housing and curbing homelessness offers a glimpse into the potential the new revenue can have on public services and projects. But Hickenlooper and his administration are hesitant to acknowledge that...
  7. K

    TN: MDHA To Terminate Leases Over Marijuana Citations

    Nashville, TN - Under a new Nashville ordinance, some people may dodge hefty fines or even jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana. But others could lose their housing, even if an offense never shows up on their criminal record. A spokeswoman said the Metro Development and...
  8. R

    L.A. Could Tax Medical Marijuana To Fund Housing For The Homeless

    Los Angeles is considering nine different fundraising ideas to enable the city to build more housing for the homeless, including one that would put a 15% tax on the sale of medical marijuana. Los Angeles recently came up with a plan to help end homelessness in L.A. by building more supportive...
  9. R

    Accommodating MMJ, Service Animals On The Agenda For Fair Housing Law In Northampton

    The Northampton Housing Partnership is offering local landlords a chance to catch up on reasonable accommodation regulations in a session Thursday evening – including their obligations related to medical marijuana, service animals and domestic violence protections. "Even with the best of...
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    WYZM Budget LED 180W UFO and 360W panel

    Hello all, Wanted to mention the LED's I've been using as I couldn't find any info on them anywhere (other than the manufacturer, of course). Photos in my grow journal and I'll stick one or two here: I bought both mine on Amazon. The UFO in mid-October for $135 before tax and the panel...
  11. J

    Maine: Town Council Defers On Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    The Town Council voted not to move forward with regulations targeting the sale and distribution of medical marijuana during its Tuesday meeting. A medical marijuana ordinance was raised when " a couple of people interested in establishing marijuana growth businesses in South Berwick...
  12. J

    Maine: Town Council Defers On Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    The Town Council voted not to move forward with regulations targeting the sale and distribution of medical marijuana during its Tuesday meeting. A medical marijuana ordinance was raised when " a couple of people interested in establishing marijuana growth businesses in South Berwick...
  13. R

    If you are a medical marijuana patient read this please

    Everyone has a different reason for turning to medical marijuana. Some symptoms may be similar, but everyone's circumstance is unique. I posted a petition a few weeks back concerning medical marijuana and evictions from federal housing. This situation is similar for many would be medical...