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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date August 21, 2014
East Bay Express - August 15th, 2014
Historic efforts to regulate medical marijuana through the legislature died yesterday when the Assembly Appropriations Committee held onto Senate Bill 1262 as the deadline for it to pass expired. Lobbyists say the $20 million price tag was too high for a new, California Bureau of Medical Marijuana, especially given just how few marijuana businesses would seemingly qualify and pay fees to fund the new agency.

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The Fresno Bee - August 7th, 2014
What was likely a predawn attempt to rob a marijuana-growing operation south of Fresno turned into a deadly gunfight in which two bandits were killed and a 15-year-old girl was used as a human shield by fleeing robbers, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Thursday.

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SF Gate - August 5th, 2014
California’s draft medical marijuana legislation – SB 1262 – is getting more user-friendly after a day of lobbying in Sacramento by over 100 patients.

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Cannabis Now Magazine - August 5th, 2014
California boasts the world’s eighth largest economy, larger than even Russia. San Francisco Weekly’s Chris Roberts recently estimated the demand for legalized marijuana in California to be $2.1 trillion. The estimate was based on the numbers coming out of Colorado scaled to fit the Golden State. With a total annual gross domestic product (GDP) of about $2 trillion, Roberts’ estimate is even more astounding.

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Americans for Safe Access - July 31st, 2014
ASA will host its annual CA Citizen Lobby Day on Monday, August 4, 2014. Hundreds of ASA Members and allies will meet for a special legislative briefing that day, before heading to the Capitol the meet with every Assembly and Senate Office. California Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) will be our guest speaker on Monday morning, and ASA will honor Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) at a reception that evening.

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Merced Sun-Star - July 31st, 2014
Colorado and Washington are blazing the trail, the first states to legalize recreational pot. But one thing remains the same on this new frontier – the muddled, sometimes contradictory, stand on marijuana from the Obama administration.

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East Bay Express - July 30th, 2014
'Who would be in charge?' 'How much would it cost?' These are two basic questions to answer before you open up a lemonade stand let alone spearhead a landmark bill to regulate California's $1.8 billion legal medical pot industry. But with just one month left to do the deal, politicians in Sacramento really haven't gotten past these two basic steps.

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East Bay Express - July 30th, 2014
Grab your medicated popcorn. August is going to be an action-packed month in California pot politics. A bill to regulate the state's vast, $1.8 billion medical cannabis industry is speeding through Sacramento on a tight, end-of-August deadline.

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SF Weekly - July 29th, 2014
Jerry Brown is dominating. In the third act of his life, what the right-wingers dismissed just a few years ago as feeble effort for a curtain call is turning out to be more like a victory lap. He's cruising, barely contested, toward a second term in his second coming as California governor. He has taken advantage of an economic upswing to do what was once deemed impossible: get the state's finances in order while allowing business to grow without cutting services, an achievement feted by The New York Times as the "California comeback."

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Cal Watchdog - July 29th, 2014
The California Republican party has a lot riding on Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin. She’s the only prominent Republican who carried a strong lead into the recent “jungle” primary elections for statewide office, under which the top two candidates, regardless of party (or no party), advance to a November runoff. Swearengin sat atop the field of candidates for state controller.

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The Christian Post - July 25th, 2014
LOS ANGELES — A majority of California Latinos do not see marijuana possession or non-violent drug possession of any kind as a legitimate cause for deportation, according to a poll released by Latino Decisions and Presente.org Friday.

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The Sacramento Bee - July 24th, 2014
A 45-year-old man suspected of tending a large marijuana grow in the Sequoia National Forest is being charged with starting a 1,600-acre wildfire there July 11, the second suspected marijuana grower believed to have sparked a major blaze this year.

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East Bay Express - July 23rd, 2014
This week, former California Assembly leader John Perez conceded the race for State Controller to Board of Equalization member Betty Yee. Democrat Perez had called for a recount after losing the second place spot to Democrat Yee by just five hundred votes in the primary.

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SF Weekly - July 23rd, 2014
Three or four nights a week in San Francisco, a group of people shuffle into an anonymous meeting hall. The bitter scent of freshly stamped-out cigarettes follows them inside where, sitting on function-hall furniture with cups of cheap coffee in hand, they tell their war stories. Getting stoned and missing work. Or getting stoned and being thrown out of school, and losing their grip on life, thanks to the world's most common drug.

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Breitbart - July 23rd, 2014
Scientists with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are warning that streams harboring endangered salmon and steelhead could go dry because of the heavy water consumption by marijuana growers.

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