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  1. Ron Strider

    MN: Traffic Stop Leads To Discover Of 19 Pounds Of Marijuana

    Two men from Georgia are in jail in Rochester after a traffic stop the day after Christmas recovered about 19 pounds of marijuana. Teandré Dawayne Johnson, 27, of Atlanta, and Trenton D. McMullen, also 27 and of Palmetto, Ga., made their first appearance Wednesday in Olmsted County District...
  2. Ron Strider

    KS: An Oil For Every Ailment

    A local Emporia business is using a misunderstood form of natural medicine to treat ailments both common and uncommon. Located at 1117 Commercial St., the new CBD American Shaman store specializes in the sale of health and beauty products containing cannabidiol oil. An extraction from the...
  3. Ron Strider

    Indiana Stores See Spike In Marijuana-Derived Oil Sales

    Stores selling marijuana-derived oils in central Indiana are seeing a spike in sales after the state's attorney general declared the products illegal with one limited exception. Kokomo store owner Joan Johnson said sales and interest in products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, increased after...
  4. Ron Strider

    KY: Representative To File Bill Allowing Counties To Decide On Marijuana Legalization

    A press release from the campaign manager for Representative Dan Johnson of Bullitt County said that he is filing a bill for the 2018 General Assembly that if passed, would allow local jurisdictions to hold local option elections to decide whether to allow marijuana growth, possession, and...
  5. Ron Strider

    OR: ODA - 'Right To farm' Law Protects Hemp Growers

    Oregon's Douglas County attempted to restrict hemp production under rules for growing marijuana before being warned the policy violated the state's "right to farm" law. Hemp is considered a crop under Oregon's land use law, which means it can be grown outright in farm zones. Medical and...
  6. Ron Strider

    MI: Gov Snyder Names Lobbyist, Lawmaker Rick Johnson To Chair Medical Marijuana Board

    Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday made long-awaited appointments to a board that will control medical marijuana licenses in Michigan, including a former lobbyist with ties to the medical marijuana industry who was named chairman of the influential board. Chosen for the board are: -Former Speaker...
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    Lincoln East Grad Eager To Bring Marijuana Business To Nebraska

    He fled the Midwest for the mountain vistas of southern Oregon a decade ago, and now earns nearly six figures running a farm in a river valley surrounded by the green-covered Siskiyou Range. But Michael Johnson – one of those young, creative types which Nebraska cities are so eager to lure –...
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    Colorado Man's Proposed Pot-Growing Facility Divides Oakridge Residents

    Oakridge - The city has struggled for decades to attract new manufacturing to replace its long-gone wood-products mills. But a marijuana production facility is not what some residents had in mind. A public hearing before the Oakridge City Council will be held Thursday evening on an appeal...
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    Johnson Proud Of Marijuana Law Reform Efforts

    Las Cruces - Former Gov. Gary Johnson surprised many of his Republican colleagues in New Mexico when he launched a national campaign to legalize marijuana after winning re-election in 1998. Now running for president on the Libertarian Party ticket, Johnson speaks proudly of that campaign...
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    MD: Our Say - Johnson Part Of Cannabis 'Culture Shock'

    Sometimes the frontier between legal and illegal shifts abruptly, with the government's attitude going from "never, never, never" to "OK, we'll give it a try." It wasn't long ago that County Executive Steve Schuh made an unsuccessful attempt, in the face of the state-level decision to allow...
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    MD: Our Say - Johnson Part Of Cannabis 'Culture Shock'

    Sometimes the frontier between legal and illegal shifts abruptly, with the government's attitude going from "never, never, never" to "OK, we'll give it a try." It wasn't long ago that County Executive Steve Schuh made an unsuccessful attempt, in the face of the state-level decision to allow...
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    CA: How Upland Shut Down 24 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Since 2014

    Upland - At least once a week, commercial real estate agent Tom Mitchell said he is approached by operators of medical marijuana dispensaries looking to open up shop in town. The problem is, such enterprises are illegal in Upland and have been for several years. To skirt around the...
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    CA: How Upland Shut Down 24 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Since 2014

    Upland - At least once a week, commercial real estate agent Tom Mitchell said he is approached by operators of medical marijuana dispensaries looking to open up shop in town. The problem is, such enterprises are illegal in Upland and have been for several years. To skirt around the...
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    Johnson Defends Association With Pot Industry

    Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's nominee for president who previously served as the CEO of a medical marijuana company, on Sunday defended his advocacy for legalizing pot. Johnson said that, if elected, one of his first actions would be to delist marijuana from the Drug Enforcement...
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    Gary Johnson Correct That Most Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

    In a Medium post touting his Libertarian presidential candidacy, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson addressed a variety of policies in his platform, including fiscally conservative policies, criminal justice reform and caution before committing troops overseas. He also returned to what has...
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    AZ: Town Passes Re-Do Permits For Copperstate, Mountain Time Management

    Snowflake - The "re-dos" for the special use permits with Planning and Zoning and the Town Council took place on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 11 and 12, respectively, again at the Snowflake fire station. Though the crowds were heavy both nights, there appeared to be less people in attendance...
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    AZ: Town Passes Re-Do Permits For Copperstate, Mountain Time Management

    Snowflake - The "re-dos" for the special use permits with Planning and Zoning and the Town Council took place on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 11 and 12, respectively, again at the Snowflake fire station. Though the crowds were heavy both nights, there appeared to be less people in attendance...
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    ND: Growers Learn More About Hemp At Langdon Field Day

    Langdon, N.D. - Growers attending the annual Langdon Research Extension Center Field Day expressed a lot of interest in a relatively new crop that was highlighted during the program - hemp. Due to wet conditions from a thunderstorm the evening before, the crowd was prevented from walking in the...
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    ON: Security Tight At Ottawa Marijuana Facility

    Residents can't just walk into PharmaCannis, La Salle County's only medical marijuana dispensary. It's a process. A security guard needs two forms of identification. To move beyond the foyer, a resident must have a state medical marijuana card, unless the state gives special permission for...
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    ON: Security Tight At Ottawa Marijuana Facility

    Residents can't just walk into PharmaCannis, La Salle County's only medical marijuana dispensary. It's a process. A security guard needs two forms of identification. To move beyond the foyer, a resident must have a state medical marijuana card, unless the state gives special permission for...