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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date July 23, 2014
Fresno Bee - July 15th, 2014
Fresno County supervisors Tuesday levied their largest fine yet in an appeal of the medical marijuana ordinance, imposing a $99,000 fine against a man who was caught growing 99 plants on his property near Laton earlier this year.

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Modesto Bee - July 14th, 2014
Fresno County supervisors are considering boosting a contract with a law firm to defend them in lawsuits over their medical marijuana cultivation ordinance from earlier this year.

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SF Gate - July 12th, 2014
Marijuana is in the news and you should get used to it. Washington state's retail marijuana stores opened Tuesday and Alaska will vote on legalization in November. Throw in monthly revenue updates from Colorado as well as perpetual exposes about marijuana edibles and e-joints, and you are going to get your weekly pot fix whether you like it or not.

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NBC News - July 7th, 2014
California cannabis growers may be making millions, but their thirsty plants are sucking up a priceless resource: water. Now scientists say that if no action is taken in the drought-wracked state, the consequences for fisheries and wildlife will be dire.

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VICE News - July 6th, 2014
Out on patrol with the San Francisco Police Department’s Bayview company, the cop I was riding with and I encountered a construction worker smoking a lunch-time joint near a building site at Hunters Point. The construction worker eyed our black and white taxi. “It’s lunch time,” the cop joked out the rolled-down window to the construction worker who, caught off-guard, laughed hesitantly. That was it. We drove off without even getting out of the car.

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SF Weekly - July 2nd, 2014
As uneasy peaces go, it's not quite Israelis and Palestinians holding hands or dogs and cats living together. But it is close. California's legal-marijuana supporters and the state's powerful police lobby — sworn enemies from the dawn of drug prohibition and intractable political opponents for the 18 years medical cannabis has been legal — are going forward together on rules for a statewide weed market.

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East Bay Express - July 2nd, 2014
Green, twenty-foot-tall fields of research hemp might be waving in the Davis breeze by the next year in a startling breakthrough for California hemp advocates who have been working for decades to grow the plant.

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East Bay Express - June 24th, 2014
Major marijuana law reform groups have begun to oppose a historic bill to regulate medical cannabis in California, citing the hundreds of thousands of patients in counties with bans that would remain without access.

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SF Weekly - June 24th, 2014
Drugs are powerful stuff, indeed: under their influence, even firebrand Ayn Rand libertarians and big-government, left-leaning Democrats can find common ground.

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SF Gate - June 23rd, 2014
Advocacy groups like the Drug Policy Alliance, Marijuana Policy Project, and Americans for Safe Access are urging citizens to contact their Senator today as a historic vote on de-funding the war on weed nears.

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Americans for Safe Access - June 21st, 2014
Every year, The Senate approves a series of appropriations bills that formally sets the budget for various governmental departments and agencies. The Commerce, Justice, Science, and other Agencies (CJS) appropriations bill determines the budget of the DOJ and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for the coming fiscal year.

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Drug War Chronicle - June 11th, 2014
Congressional Democrats who voted wrong on medical marijuana catch some flak, California continues to struggle with regulating medical marijuana, while other states struggle to get bills passed. Let's get to it:

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League of California Cities - June 9th, 2014
Since voters passed the Compassionate Use Act (Proposition 215) in 1996 to give patients access to medical marijuana, confusion has ensued, leaving patients dissatisfied, public safety at risk, and local authority to regulate dispensaries subject to frequent challenge.

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Truth Out - June 7th, 2014
The discussion over marijuana in California is a heated one, and not just because of THC. Since 1996, marijuana has been legal in California for medical purposes, setting off an increase in marijuana cultivation. But while that's good for the pro-marijuana crowd, it's not as good for the pro-environment crowd. Why? California's marijuana industry is having a serious affect on wildlife and water, now aggravated by the state's worst-ever drought.

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The Sacramento Bee - June 6th, 2014
GOP attorney general candidate backs legal pot Republican Ron Gold, the presumptive challenger to Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris, wants California to legalize and tax marijuana

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