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  1. Ron Strider

    Aus: Spring Hill Hemp Grower Lyn Stephenson Says Ruling Will Be Huge Benefit

    A ruling that will clear the way for hemp to be manufactured as a food product is set to benefit a niche industry of growers following a decade-long fight. Industrial Hemp Association of Victoria president Lyn Stephenson, said the Council of Australian Governments ruling earlier this year...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Federal Appeals Court Sidesteps Major Marijuana Ruling

    A federal appeals court has sidestepped making a ruling on whether U.S. prison officials can hold people who were convicted of marijuana offenses that were legal under state medical marijuana laws. In a decision Wednesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals focused instead on a...
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    PR: House To Investigate Medicinal Cannabis Ruling

    San Juan — The House of Representatives approved Monday to investigate the legality behind the Health Department's ruling that regulates the industry of medicinal cannabis, established via executive order by then-Gov. Alejandro García Padilla. New Progressive Party (NPP) Rep. María Milagros...
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    MT: Lawmaker Seeks To Rebuke Judge Over Marijuana Ruling

    Helena – A Republican Senate leader is proposing to rebuke a state judge for changing the effective date of a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot initiative. The bill by Senate Majority Leader Fred Thomas is the second measure this session in which Republican lawmakers say the state's...
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    Montgomery To Appeal Ruling On Arizona Medical Marijuana Law

    Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll ask the Arizona Supreme Court to review a lower court's ruling that the state's medical marijuana law is constitutional in requiring counties to approve reasonable zoning regulations. The Court of Appeals' ruling Tuesday rejected...
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    Arkansas Court Won't Reconsider Ruling On Medical Marijuana

    Little Rock, Ark. - The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't reconsider its decision to disqualify a medical marijuana proposal from the ballot after thousands of votes had already been cast for next week's election. In a 5-2 ruling Thursday, justices denied a petition to rehear its ruling...
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    Arkansas Court Won't Reconsider Ruling On Medical Marijuana

    Little Rock, Ark. - The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't reconsider its decision to disqualify a medical marijuana proposal from the ballot after thousands of votes had already been cast for next week's election. In a 5-2 ruling Thursday, justices denied a petition to rehear its ruling...
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    State Supreme Court Rules Marijuana Odor Justifies A Police Search

    Phoenix - The state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the smell of marijuana is enough to justify a police search. The ruling comes in the wake of Arizona's legalization of medical marijuana. The justices agreed in March to consider appeals of contradictory rulings by the Phoenix and Tucson...
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    Arizona High Court Rules Doctor Medical Marijuana Immunity Is Limited

    The legal immunity provided physicians by Arizona's medical marijuana law for certifying patients to use pot only applies to the medical certifications, not other conduct such as making false statements in documents, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. The high court's unanimous ruling...
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    Court Ruling Goes Against Kern County's Efforts To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    A ruling by the 5th District Court of Appeal has gone against Kern County's efforts to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The court ruled the county erred in its interpretation of Measure G, a ballot initiative that limited where medical marijuana dispensaries could operate. When Measure...
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    MT: Medical Marijuana Ruling Impacts Cancer Patients

    Dorothy Solyst was diagnosed with breast cancer 19 years ago. For 18 of those years, she never considered medical marijuana an option, until this past summer. "At one point in my life, I would have never said I would be taking it, because I have 2 grown sons, well, that's a thing a mother...
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    Montana Medical Marijuana Advocates Ask Court To Delay Restrictions

    Medical marijuana advocates are asking the Montana Supreme Court to delay implementing a ruling last month that will severely limit distribution of the drug. The court's February decision upholds a 2011 state law that requires marijuana providers to sell to no more than three registered users...
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    Reaction In Saskatoon To The Medical Marijuana Ruling

    Some say a huge step forward has been made for medical marijuana users in Canada. On Feb. 24, a Federal Court judge ruled that licensed users may now grow their own plants. "The Allard decision allows people who are authorized by physicians to consume medical marijuana to grow it themselves...
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    Canada's Largest Producer Of Medical Marijuana Reacts To Ruling On Pot Law

    Canada's largest publicly traded producer of medical marijuana is making the case for the quality of weed made by large-scale manufacturers compared to homegrown bud. The difference is the same as drinking homebrew versus a good bottle of wine, Bruce Linton, chairman and CEO of Canopy Growth...
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    Mexico Issues First Permits For Marijuana Under Court Ruling

    While the permit opens a crack in Mexico's prohibitionist policies, the government health watchdog Cofepris stressed that the authorization is limited to those four people only. The government's medical protection agency said the permits will apply only to the four plaintiffs who won a...