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  1. Ron Strider

    MA: Brookline Surveys Residents On Whether To Ban Recreational Marijuana Shops

    Brookline officials are asking residents whether the town should ban recreational marijuana shops as part of an online survey. Officials rolled out the three-question survey earlier this month to get public input as they develop local rules to govern recreational marijuana retailers. In...
  2. Ron Strider

    MI: Battle Creek Seeks Input From Residents On Medical Marijuana Business Permits

    Residents in Battle Creek are being asked for their input on whether the city should allow businesses to seek medical marijuana permits. The state is going to start allowing five different licenses starting December 15 at the discretion of local governments. The city wants to know what its...
  3. Ron Strider

    Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries, Grows Met With Caution By Atascadero Officials

    Atascadero residents likely won't be allowed to buy marijuana from a local dispensary or start their own commercial grow operations anytime soon. City officials Tuesday night continued to take a cautious approach to allowing commercial marijuana activities as they draft policies in response...
  4. Ron Strider

    Ghana: Indian Hemp Smokers Take Over Tema School

    Users of banned substances notably Indian hemp, have taken over the Republic Road Basic School at Community Four, residents of Republic Road and Horticulture Electoral Areas in Tema Central, have disclosed. This came to light on Friday during an interaction between constituents of the Tema...
  5. Ron Strider

    Colorado Senior Living Provider Has High Hopes For Cannabis Classes

    One forward-thinking senior living provider is taking an extra step to clear the air around marijuana use by educating its residents about the green, leafy plant–and by permitting its employees to use the drug recreationally. Colorado-based Balfour Senior Living plans to kick off a new...
  6. Ron Strider

    The D.C. Residents Left Out Of The 'District Of Cannabis'

    Initiative 71 brought sweeping change to the District, but because of federal regulation, many longtime residents feel left out of the new "District of Cannabis." In 2014, residents voted to legalize possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, growth of up to six plants and indoor use for...
  7. Ron Strider

    CA: Homeless Activist Using Medical Cannabis To Fight Addiction

    Amy Farah Weiss, founder of Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge, is working on a new strategy to address opioid addiction by providing houseless residents with access to medicinal cannabis. "One of the issues at the encampments at present is that there are a lot of people using harsh drugs,"...
  8. Ron Strider

    MA: Pembroke Voters Ban Recreational-Pot Businesses

    The cannabis industry will have to put its roots down in communities other than Pembroke after residents voted to ban businesses that test, grow or sell recreational marijuana from opening in their town. By a vote of 842 to 313, residents at the town election Saturday backed a ballot measure...
  9. Ron Strider

    MA: East Bridgewater Votes No On Non-Medical Marijuana

    Residents voted on Monday during the annual town meeting to adopt a new general town bylaw, prohibiting all types of recreational marijuana establishments from East Bridgewater. The new restriction applies to non-medical marijuana establishments, including marijuana cultivators, testing...
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    CA: New Cannabis Depot In Garberville Prompts Public Hearing

    To locals still adjusting to the new post-Prop 64 realities of life, a notice on Garberville businesses last week seemed a little opportunistic. But the real story of the proposed Garberville Transport Depot - intended to open at 663 Locust Street (near the corner of Locust and Conger) -...
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    FL: Tallahassee Residents Backing Medical Marijuana Initiative

    Florida voters Tuesday are deciding whether to allow the marijuana plant to be used as medicine. A survey indicates that Tallahassee residents are not dazed or confused about Amendment 2. They support it, according to a Downs & St. Germain Research poll. The Tallahassee-based firm said...
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    FL: Tallahassee Residents Backing Medical Marijuana Initiative

    Florida voters Tuesday are deciding whether to allow the marijuana plant to be used as medicine. A survey indicates that Tallahassee residents are not dazed or confused about Amendment 2. They support it, according to a Downs & St. Germain Research poll. The Tallahassee-based firm said...
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    CO: Community Meeting Discusses Retail Marijuana In Palisade

    Palisade, Colo. - Palisade residents were presented with hours of competing information during a community meeting Thursday night regarding the pros and con of recreational marijuana. In November, Palisade residents will vote on whether or not they want retail marijuana in their town. The...
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    OR: Bend Residents Clash Over Neighborhood Marijuana Grow

    Bend resident Art Johnson and his wife wanted to retire in Bend. But so far, retirement hasn't been quite as relaxing as they planned, Johnson said. After Johnson moved into his home in east Bend, the house next door was sold to new neighbors who started using the property to grow medical...