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  1. Ron Strider

    MO: Columbia Police Find 23 Pounds Of Marijuana In FedEx Package

    Columbia police said they arrested two men after finding a FedEx package with 23 pounds of marijuana inside on Monday afternoon. Police said with the help of a Columbia police K-9 and FedEx investigators, they served a narcotics-related search warrant at 3247 Wind River Circle around 2:30...
  2. Ron Strider

    ND: State Must Address CBD's Unclear Status

    A ruling by a Northwest District judge shows the need for the state to address whether cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, should be considered a controlled substance. Earlier this week, Judge Robin Schmidt refused to dismiss charges against the owner of two McKenzie County tobacco stores...
  3. Ron Strider

    Massachusetts Lawmaker DiZoglio Urges Gov. Charlie Baker To Veto Marijuana Rewrite

    Diana DiZolgio, a Massachusetts state representative from Methuen, is asking Gov. Charlie Baker to veto the bill rewriting the state's marijuana laws, arguing that the legislation doesn't go far enough in setting aside money for substance abuse issues. Lawmakers sent the bill to his desk last...
  4. Ron Strider

    CBD Oil Retail Sales Climbing Fast Despite Murky Legal Environment

    As more and more states move towards expanded medical marijuana legalization and as the barrier of prohibition disintegrates at an accelerated pace in many states, and despite opposition at the federal level, the market for an extracted cannabis compound called CBD, or cannabidiol is...
  5. Ron Strider

    Northwest ND Tobacco Store Owner Accused Of Selling Cannabidiol Products Fights Back

    A northwest North Dakota tobacco store owner who is facing charges for selling products allegedly containing an illegal substance derived from marijuana says he did not know that he could be violating the law, and contends that ingredients in his merchandise do not fall under controlled...
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    Marijuana Legalization - Israeli Pharmacies To Start Selling Medical Cannabis

    Medical marijuana is about to become a whole lot more accessible in Israel with pharmacies across the country expected to soon start providing the substance. Israel's largest pharmacy chain, Super-Pharm, which has 225 branches across the country, has been meeting with health ministry officials...
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    Marijuana Legalization - Israeli Pharmacies To Start Selling Medical Cannabis

    Medical marijuana is about to become a whole lot more accessible in Israel with pharmacies across the country expected to soon start providing the substance. Israel's largest pharmacy chain, Super-Pharm, which has 225 branches across the country, has been meeting with health ministry officials...
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    The DEA's War On Cannabis Won't End With Rescheduling

    Rumor has it that on August 1, the DEA will reclassify marijuana as a Schedule 2 substance. Legal cannabis advocates are responding to this news with a steady wave of applause and excitement. But I'm still unimpressed. To be honest, the fact that the DEA — essentially a law enforcement...
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    Legalize Marijuana And Improve Public Safety

    I'm a retired corrections officer and substance abuse counselor, and I'm tired of hearing the same reasons as to why we shouldn't legalize marijuana that we've been hearing for the past 40 years. Massachusetts has a special opportunity to improve public safety and limit marijuana access to the...
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    Modern-Day Prohibition

    Modern-Day Prohibition This article is from the news site Reason.com an E-zine The eternal temptation to ban things that give people pleasure Jeff Stier from the January 2012 issue Editorial based on: The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition Since 1800, by Christopher...