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  1. Ron Strider

    This Colorado City Declined To Allow Pot Sales. Now It's Having Second Thoughts

    At the two malls in town you can buy key chains and Christmas ornaments shaped like marijuana leaves. Along a downtown shopping corridor, paintings of cannabis plants grace storefront windows. Even Kmart stocks its shelves with T-shirts and mugs decorated with the signature green leaf and...
  2. Ron Strider

    Ohio's First Marijuana Cultivation Facility To Be Built In Yellow Springs

    The CEO of a medical marijuana company set to break ground Thursday on Ohio's first cultivation facility in Yellow Springs described the Dayton-area community as tailor-made for his new venture. "If we were going to create this new version of cannabis (production) in an area that never had it...
  3. Ron Strider

    CO: Denver And Colorado Springs Residents Both High On Legalizing Cannabis

    Denver and Colorado Springs aren't going to be confused as twins anytime soon. Colorado's two largest cities have some glaring differences in political leanings and landscapes, and legal cannabis is definitely one of them. Nearly five years after Colorado voters decided to legalize recreational...
  4. Ron Strider

    A California Police Chief Wanted To 'Squash' A Marijuana Grower. Now, Work Together

    Desert Hot Springs, a windswept hamlet in the California desert 100 miles from Los Angeles, markets itself as a spa town – a laid-back complement to neighboring Palm Springs. Regionally, its reputation includes low rents and high crime rates, although residents with deep-seated community pride...
  5. Ron Strider

    CO: Citizens For Safer Neighborhoods Wants Retail Marijuana In The Springs

    There's a new group in town that's serious about bringing retail pot shops to Colorado Springs. Citizens for Safer Neighborhoods describes itself as "a group of dedicated Colorado Springs business professionals committed to enhancing safety and the economic vitality of Colorado Springs through...
  6. Ron Strider

    FL: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Extended In Bonita Springs

    Medical marijuana supporters will have to wait another six months to open dispensaries in Bonita Springs. The Bonita Springs City Council approved to extend its medical marijuana dispensary moratorium until the end of the year. John Dulmer, director of community development, explained that...
  7. Ron Strider

    Two Arkansas Cities Order Medical-Marijuana Moratoriums Raising Legal Questions

    Two Arkansas cities have imposed months-long bans on medical-marijuana facilities, a test of local control as prospective growers and sellers prepare to vie for state licenses beginning June 30. Siloam Springs' Board of Directors on Tuesday adopted a 180-day moratorium on medical-pot...
  8. Ron Strider

    AR: City Chiefs See Medical Marijuana Facility as A Good Fit

    Some folks think it's only natural that the bohemian tourist town of Eureka Springs gets a medical marijuana dispensary. Mayor Robert "Butch" Berry said he would like to have two, if not more. "I would like to have four if we could get them," Berry said. "Eureka Springs was originally...
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    FL: Bonita Springs Joins Cities With Temporary Bans Of Medical Marijuana

    Lee County - Estero and Bonita Springs have joined other Southwest Florida cities that are putting the brakes on having medical marijuana dispensaries. This comes after the November election saw 70% voter approval of Amendment 2, which legalizes medical use of cannabis. It goes into...
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    AR: Community Meeting On Medical Marijuana

    When: December 15, 1:30 PM Where: 44 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 Contact: (479) 253-9703 The Eureka Springs Mayor's Task Force on Economic Development will host a community meeting on medical marijuana at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the City Hall courtroom on the third floor...
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    NV: Marijuana Dispensary Could Move To Spanish Springs

    Spanish Springs, Nev. - An Incline Village medical marijuana dispensary could get one step closer to moving to a busy Spanish Springs strip mall following a decision Tuesday. The Washoe County Board of Commissioners have already voted on this, and unanimously decided against allowing the...
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    CA: First Look Inside Newest, Largest Cannabis Cultivation Site In Palm Springs

    Palm Springs, Calif. - With the passage of recreational-use marijuana in the state, local businesses are making big investments that could be extremely profitable in the near future. But at the moment theyare still focused on helping medical patients get the best quality cannabis. A 17,000...
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    FL: Bonita Springs, Estero Discuss Ban Of Medical Marijuana

    Medical marijuana will soon be legal in Florida, but don't expect to see dispensaries in some parts of Southwest Florida. Several cities and even a whole county are moving to keep them out. Bonita Springs and Estero leaders will talk next week about banning marijuana dispensaries. With 71...
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    FL: Bonita Springs, Estero Discuss Ban Of Medical Marijuana

    Medical marijuana will soon be legal in Florida, but don't expect to see dispensaries in some parts of Southwest Florida. Several cities and even a whole county are moving to keep them out. Bonita Springs and Estero leaders will talk next week about banning marijuana dispensaries. With 71...
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    El Paso County Voters Reject Marijuana Expansion In New Gazette Poll

    Recreational marijuana may come to Colorado Springs someday, but that is certainly not the mood of voters today, according to a new Gazette telephone poll of 600 likely El Paso Country voters. When asked, "Do you believe recreational marijuana sales should be expanded in Colorado Springs?" 62...
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    FL: White Springs Approves Moratorium On Marijuana Dispensaries

    White Springs, Fla. - The White Springs Town Council approved an ordinance that established a temporary moratorium on marijuana dispensing businesses at a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 11. This comes in anticipation of an amendment that, if passed in the general election, would allow the use of...
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    FL: White Springs Approves Moratorium On Marijuana Dispensaries

    White Springs, Fla. - The White Springs Town Council approved an ordinance that established a temporary moratorium on marijuana dispensing businesses at a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 11. This comes in anticipation of an amendment that, if passed in the general election, would allow the use of...
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    CA: Major Marijuana Cultivation Facility Now Open In RivCo

    Desert Hot Springs, CA - Southern California's first major marijuana cultivation facility officially opened this week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Desert Hot Springs. Santa Barbara-based Canndescent's 9,600-square-foot cultivation facility at 65321 Two Bunch Palms Trail is the first of...
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    CA: First Marijuana Grower Officially Opened Thursday In Desert Hot Springs

    Desert Hot Springs, Ca. - Southern California's first major marijuana cultivation facility officially opened today in Desert Hot Springs. Santa Barbara-based Canndescent's 9,600-square-foot cultivation facility at 65321 Two Bunch Palms Trail is the first of many cultivation centers expected...
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    CA: Massive Marijuana Cultivation Facility To Open In Coachella Valley This Week

    Desert Hot Springs, CA - The CEO of the company behind Southern California's first major marijuana cultivation facility said Tuesday he was excited "to make history" with the facility's official opening Thursday in Desert Hot Springs. Santa Barbara-based Canndescent's 9,600-square-foot...