Fresno Medical Marijuana News

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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date January 25, 2015
East Bay Express - January 8th, 2015
Are California’s native Americans getting ready to grow Amsterdam marijuana? That seems likely according to the Lost Coast Outpost’s Hank Sims, who writes this week about an imminent deal to bring medical cannabis cultivation to a Northern California reservation.

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East Bay Express - January 6th, 2015
Several pro-cannabis groups are trying to attract followers and raise funds to draft a 2016 initiative and gather signatures for it. That effort kicks off Friday with an Oakland-centric seminar on what California activists can learn from the winning efforts in Oregon, Washington DC, and the rollout of legal pot in Colorado.

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The Sacramento Bee - January 5th, 2015
Here we go again. A new year means a new Legislature, complete with 37 new lawmakers, 38 new committee chairs and three leaders new to opening session atop their caucuses. They will bring a burst of activity to downtown Sacramento, where the corridors of the state Capitol, the coffee shops and the restaurants will soon hum with staff, lawmakers and lobbyists plying their trade.

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All Gov - January 2nd, 2015
Does Betty T. Yee have pot smokers to thank for being sworn in next week as California’s new State Controller, the state’s chief financial officer, replacing the termed-out John Chiang?

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The San Mateo Daily Journal - January 2nd, 2015
The power of California voters to enact laws through ballot initiatives was enshrined by voters in the state Constitution in 1911 and a new state law that went into effect Thursday seeks to improve the process while at the same time preserving the century-old initiative right.

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Patch - January 2nd, 2015
The power of California voters to enact laws through ballot initiatives was enshrined by voters in the state Constitution in 1911 and a new state law that went into effect Jan. 1 seeks to improve the process while at the same time preserving the century-old initiative right.

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Press-Telegram - January 1st, 2015
A single paragraph on the 88th page of the 701-page spending bill passed by Congress last month contains language that may signal a de-escalation of the federal government’s war on medical marijuana.

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SF Gate - December 22nd, 2014
In a sharp reversal of federal drug policy, Congress has prohibited the Justice Department from interfering with laws in California and other states that allow the medical use of marijuana. And the turnabout caught the immediate attention of federal judges, who want to know its impact on some recent criminal convictions under the federal law that classifies pot as one of the most dangerous drugs.

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Capital Public Radio - December 15th, 2014
Medical marijuana advocates in California are cheering an amendment included in the federal spending bill. But the measure still leaves room for uncertainty. The amendment prohibits the U.S. Department of Justice from using federal money to interfere with states’ medical marijuana laws. Advocates say that means federal prosecutions and raids of regulated dispensaries should stop.

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Drug War Chronicle - December 10th, 2014
Big news from DC on Tuesday as congressional budget negotiators included language barring the use of federal funds to go after medical marijuana where it is legal, and a whole lot of news from California, too. Let's get to it:

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The Weed Blog - December 9th, 2014
The California Medical Association (CMA) voted unanimously this weekend to urge transplant clinics in the state against removing patients from organ transplant lists based on their medical marijuana status or use. The CMA House of Delegates was in San Diego this weekend for its annual meeting, and voted Saturday on Resolution 116-14 in support of patients’ ability to remain on transplant lists despite their medical marijuana use.

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eNews Park Forest - December 8th, 2014
The California Medical Association (CMA) voted unanimously this weekend to urge transplant clinics in the state against removing patients from organ transplant lists based on their medical marijuana status or use.

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SF Gate - December 6th, 2014
California is doubling down on decriminalization. Three weeks ago, the passage of Prop. 47 converted a half-dozen felonies to misdemeanors. In 2011, marijuana possession was reclassified from a misdemeanor to an infraction without jail time. If Rip Van Winkle fell asleep a decade ago at the height of California’s prison boom and woke up this morning, he’d quickly recognize this as a scramble to undo decades of harsh and expensive policy.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune - December 6th, 2014
Everyone knows the rules surrounding drunken driving. The legal limits are clearly defined and well-established by science. But how do you know when someone’s too stoned to drive?

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East Bay Express - December 4th, 2014
Once more into the breach, folks. Assemblymembers Reggie Jones-Sawyer and Rob Bonta filed two new bills this week in Sacramento to regulate medical cannabis Assembly Bill 26 resurrects this year’s failed AB 1894 by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano. Jones-Sawyer represents the 59th District of South Los Angeles.

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