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  1. Ron Strider

    DeSean Jackson's Abandoned Car Found With Bullets, Marijuana

    Authorities in Tampa are investigating a single-vehicle accident involving a Chevy Silverado registered to Buccaneers receiver DeSean Jackson, which was found damaged and abandoned on Christmas Eve with bullets and marijuana inside, per a police write-up obtained by NFL.com. Police responded...
  2. Ron Strider

    WA: Spokane Man Accused Of Sending 58 Lbs Of Marijuana Through The Mail

    A local man is accused of sending nearly 60 pounds of marijuana from Spokane to Texas via mail over the course of three months. Detectives with the Spokane Police Department responded to a UPS warehouse in Spokane Valley in late March. Warehouse employees reported packages that smelled like...
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    GA: Local Father Continues Fight For Legal Cannabis At State Capitol

    Thursday's Community Watch features Dale Jackson, local activist and avid supporter of legalized medical cannabis. Jackson says although Georgia has started strides to provide cannabis oil to people with certain diseases and mental disabilities, his fight isn't over yet. Jackson has been a...
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    Phil Jackson Is Latest NBA Legend To Talk About Recent Marijuana Use

    As you probably know, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr recently admitted to smoking marijuana 18 months ago when he was recovering from chronic back pain. While Kerr said it didn't sit well with him at the time, he explained how he hopes professional sports leagues will eventually...
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    CA: Prop 64 - Would Recreational Pot Legalization Really Ease Pressure On Police?

    Sacramento — Denver, Colorado gets 300 days of sunshine a year, but neighboring Greenwood Village Colorado Police Chief John Jackson says there is a dark cloud hanging over the state. "What people are saying is, I voted for it, but I didn't vote for that," said Jackson. He says problems...
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    OH: Medical Marijuana Law Topic For Jackson Rotary

    Tom Scheffer served as the program host for the Aug. 2 Jackson Rotary meeting. Mr. Scheffer invited Catherine "Betsy" Glass to be the speaker for the meeting. Catherine Glass is a Prevention Specialist with Health Recovery Services in their Jackson office. She is also member of the Wellston...
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    OH: Medical Marijuana Law Topic For Jackson Rotary

    Tom Scheffer served as the program host for the Aug. 2 Jackson Rotary meeting. Mr. Scheffer invited Catherine "Betsy" Glass to be the speaker for the meeting. Catherine Glass is a Prevention Specialist with Health Recovery Services in their Jackson office. She is also member of the Wellston...
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    OR: Jackson County Residents Could Vote On Pot Tax Again

    Jackson County residents may have the chance to vote on a marijuana sales tax - again. This time around, the proposed tax would be 3 percent on retail sales of recreational marijuana. In 2015, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners repealed a voter-approved tax of up to 25 percent on...
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    CO: Cops Call For Moratorium On New Marijuana Laws After Blizzard Of Legislation

    Colorado law enforcement agencies say ever-changing marijuana regulations have them overwhelmed. They're asking the state for a reprieve. In May, heads of Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, the County Sheriffs of Colorado and Colorado District Attorneys' Council wrote a letter to...
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    Entrepreneur Registers 30 Cannabis-Related Trade Names

    Less than a month after a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio was signed into law, nearly 30 cannabis-related trade names are registered to one name and address in Athens County. Names like The Ohio State Cannabis Company, Capital Cannabis Company and Columbus Cannabis Collective, among...
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    Georgian Medical Cannabis Resolution Overwhelmingly Approved

    Delegates at the Third District Republican Convention last weekend overwhelmingly voiced their support for the expansion of Georgia's laws on cannabis/marijuana-derived medicine, and for allowing the medicine to be produced in Georgia. A resolution supporting expanding the number of...
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    GA: The Fate Of Medical Marijuana Bill Came Down To Difficult Decision

    After weeks of trying to pass a medical marijuana bill — supporters say it never really stood a chance. We've been following the story of Dale Jackson. The Troup County father who is fighting for changes in the law for cannabis oil to help his autistic son Colin and other families in the...
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    Georgia Advocate Takes Advantage Of Loophole

    A medical marijuana supporter says a loophole in state law encouraged him to try cannabis oil on his autistic son for the first time. Dale Jackson is an outspoken advocate for legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia. He says the current law addresses cannabis oil containing...
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    LaGrange Father Condemns Georgia House Changes To Medical Marijuana Bill

    House Bill 722 – the proposal that will add autism, AIDS and PTSD to the list of disorders now eligible to use medicinal marijuana – passed the Georgia House of Representatives by a 152-8 vote Monday morning. The vote came on crossover day – halfway through the 2016 legislative session...
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    Pa. Medical Marijuana Advocates Still Wait After DEA Change

    Parker Salemme and his twin brother Jackson Salemme were best friends. The North Codorus Township boys were inseparable, according to their mother, Cara Salemme. "My guy was a perfectly normal kiddo," she said In 2011, then-5-year-old Jackson caught a virus, leaving him with a form of...
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    Atlanta: Local Implores Assembly For Medical Marijuana

    A local father's fight to add medical marijuana dispensaries in Georgia continued Monday afternoon at the state capitol in Atlanta. Dale Jackson testified before a judiciary committee in the state House of Representatives. He and his group are currently looking over House Bill 722 and wanted...
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    Former NFL Players Call For Medical Marijuana To Be Taken Off Banned List

    To understand football, Nate Jackson says, you need to remember one inherent truth about the game: a human body was not made to absorb that kind of punishment. "There's no safe way to get hit by a truck," Jackson puts it. Jackson, author of the football memoir Slow Getting Up, spent six...