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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Marin Belies Laid-Back Image, Looks Down Its Nose At Pot Stores

    There was a time when Marin County was a capital of cannabis hipsterism, a New Age outpost of ganja in a weed-hostile world, but when recreational sales of marijuana become legal Jan. 1, the county that rarely abstains will be sitting out. County officials recently rejected all 10...
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    CA: County Holds Firm, Shifts Gears On Weed

    The Marin County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to reject appeals by seven marijuana dispensary applicants, including one in West Marin, and directed county staff to consider a delivery-only alternative and a revised approach to the permitting process. An eighth appeal, by a...
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    CA: Marin County Communities Just Saying No To Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

    Marin residents voted by a 72 percent majority to legalize medical cannabis in 1996 and last November voted by an 89 percent majority to legalize recreational cannabis, but county residents are demonstrating little enthusiasm for having a dispensary located near them. Preparing for a public...
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    CA: Hundreds Turn Out For West Marin Cannabis Hearing

    A crowd of close to 300 people jammed into Lagunitas School to discuss two proposed medical cannabis dispensary sites in West Marin. Craftcanna, which kicked off the second of three public meetings Tuesday on proposed medical dispensaries in unincorporated Marin, hopes to open a dispensary...
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    CA: Nonmedical Cannabis Sales Banned In Marin

    Marin supervisors on Tuesday banned nonmedical cannabis business activities in unincorporated Marin. The supervisors voted 4-0 to take the action, with Supervisor Kate Sears absent. The vote came on the same day that an advisory panel began a series of three public meetings to review 10...
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    CA: Marin Seeks Public Input On Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Arin County, CA — Three public meetings are scheduled in the coming weeks for Marin County residents to learn more about proposed medical cannabis dispensaries, a review process that is underway at the County of Marin's Community Development Agency. The meetings — which are scheduled for Jan...
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    CA: Pot Retailers Face High Hurdles In Marin, Despite Prop. 64

    The passage of Proposition 64 made recreational cannabis legal throughout California, but Marin residents won't be able to pick up a pack of Acapulco Gold at their corner store anytime soon. State licensing of retail outlets isn't slated to begin until Jan. 1, 2018, and the new law allows...
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    CA: Marin County - Recreational Cannabis Sales Not An Option Until 2018

    San Rafael, CA — Despite the recent statewide passage earlier this month of Proposition 64 regarding recreational marijuana use, the County of Marin is cautioning residents against jumping the gun. New language has been added to the County's cannabis webpage stating: "Please be advised that...
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    CA: Marin General To Study Medical Marijuana Use On Site

    Marin General Hospital will study the feasibility of allowing patients at the hospital to use medicinal marijuana when it is recommended by their physician. The hospital is embarking on the investigation at the request of the publicly elected Marin Healthcare District board. The board voted...
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    CA: Marin General To Study Medical Marijuana Use On Site

    Marin General Hospital will study the feasibility of allowing patients at the hospital to use medicinal marijuana when it is recommended by their physician. The hospital is embarking on the investigation at the request of the publicly elected Marin Healthcare District board. The board voted...
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    CA: Retired Doctor Pushes To Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles At Marin General

    Greenbrae - If one retired Bay Area doctor has his way, patients will soon be able to openly use medical marijuana inside a Marin hospital. However, they will not be allowed to smoke it. Dr. Larry Bedard is a retired ER physician at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae who now serves on the...
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    CA: Retired Doctor Pushes To Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles At Marin General

    Greenbrae - If one retired Bay Area doctor has his way, patients will soon be able to openly use medical marijuana inside a Marin hospital. However, they will not be allowed to smoke it. Dr. Larry Bedard is a retired ER physician at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae who now serves on the...
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    CA: Marin Hospital Could Be First In State To Allow Medical Marijuana

    If Dr. Larry Bedard has his way, Marin General Hospital would become the first acute-care medical center in California to allow patients to openly consume medical marijuana in the hospital. Patients wouldn't be allowed to smoke it, since smoking is prohibited. But Bedard, a retired emergency...
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    Dipsea Cafe Owner Among Applicants For Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    After 30 years of serving coffee and pancakes, John Siotos, owner of the beloved Dipsea Cafe, wants to serve medical marijuana instead. "I became a believer in medical marijuana after my wife passed," he said. "I found that it helped her find relief." Siotos, of San Anselmo, is among 11...
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    Dipsea Cafe Owner Among Applicants For Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    After 30 years of serving coffee and pancakes, John Siotos, owner of the beloved Dipsea Cafe, wants to serve medical marijuana instead. "I became a believer in medical marijuana after my wife passed," he said. "I found that it helped her find relief." Siotos, of San Anselmo, is among 11...
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    CA: Marin Health Board Member Proposes Open Use Of Medical Marijuana At Marin General

    A longtime member of the Marin Healthcare District board wants to allow patients to openly use medicinal cannabis at Marin General Hospital. "I want to have Marin General be the first hospital in California to openly and transparently allow patients to use medical cannabis," said Dr. Larry...
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    CA: Marin Health Board Member Proposes Open Use Of Medical Marijuana At Marin General

    A longtime member of the Marin Healthcare District board wants to allow patients to openly use medicinal cannabis at Marin General Hospital. "I want to have Marin General be the first hospital in California to openly and transparently allow patients to use medical cannabis," said Dr. Larry...
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    CA: Rules, Fees Approved For Future Marin Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    A proposed medical cannabis dispensary program received unanimous support from the Marin County Board of Supervisors on May 3, clearing the way for prospective business owners to start submitting applications by July. In a meeting that lasted about 90 minutes, the Supervisors approved a...