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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date April 17, 2014
NORML News - April 8th, 2014
SACRAMENTO ( AP ) - Nearly a quarter of inmates tested in a screening last year in California had used one or more illegal substances, leading state prison officials to propose increasing penalties for drug and alcohol use.

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The Daily Chronic - April 5th, 2014
SACRAMENTO – Tom Ammiano has re-introduced his medical marijuana regulation bill under a new bill number, AB 1894. The new bill will be heard in the Assembly later this month, effectively replacing his other bill, AB 604, which had been pending in the State Senate.

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Sierra Sun Times - April 5th, 2014
Earlier this week, Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) amended Assembly Bill 1894 to develop a state regulatory scheme to address issues related to medical marijuana, including cultivation, manufacturing, testing, transportation, storage, distribution and sale of medical marijuana. This bill is expected to be considered in the Assembly Public Safety Committee in the coming weeks.

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LA Weekly - April 4th, 2014
A proposal in the state legislature could mean DUIs for drivers who aren't stoned but who toked a few days ago. It would also target motorists who have even a trace of such prescription drugs as Ambien, Vicodin or even phentermine, a diet drug, in their systems when they're stopped by cops who think they're impaired.

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San Francisco Chronicle - April 2nd, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Three-fourths of Americans say it's inevitable that marijuana will be legal for recreational use across the nation, whether they support such policies or not, according to a public opinion poll released Wednesday that highlights shifting attitudes following the drug war era and tough-on-crime legislation.

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Virtual Strategy - April 1st, 2014
Proponents of the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act (MCLR), the only remaining initiative working to legalize marijuana on the California November 2014 ballot, have secured the funding needed to ensure legalization in 2014. The proponents have announced that one of California's over 100 billionaires has come forward to sponsor the Initiative! $10 million has been committed to legalization in 2014.

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High County News - April 1st, 2014
If you care about protecting clean water, endangered species and public health, then you might want to consider legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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The Fresno Bee - March 28th, 2014
Fresno police followed up on the city's new restrictions on growing marijuana with actions against 11 houses this week after receiving complaints from neighbors.

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The Modesto Bee - March 27th, 2014
A 51-year-old Fresno man has been convicted for his role in a marijuana growing operation on agricultural land in Stanislaus County.

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The Fresno Bee - March 27th, 2014
The Fresno City Council has created a committee to see if there's a way for medical marijuana users to get their medicine locally without breaking city laws.

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Los Angeles Times - March 27th, 2014
SACRAMENTO -- An FBI affidavit released Wednesday alleged that state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) accepted $21,000 in campaign payments from an undercover FBI agent posing as someone in the marijuana business to arrange meetings with two unidentified state lawmakers in 2013.

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Associations Now - March 27th, 2014
Since 1996, medical marijuana has been legal in California—but regulatory efforts have remained limited and largely local, with some groups opposing statewide regulation for nearly two decades.

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Lake County News - March 27th, 2014
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a petition and depublication request regarding an appellate court decision that upheld the right of local governments to completely ban medical marijuana cultivation by patients.

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East Bay Express - March 26th, 2014
In a recent interview for a Culture magazine cover story, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the one-time US Surgeon General candidate, told me he believes that FDA-approved medical marijuana products should be available in every pharmacy in America. Medical pot patients and the latest research on cannabis have convinced him of the drug's efficacy, he said, and he is advising increased medical marijuana access around the globe.

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McClatchy DC - March 26th, 2014
WASHINGTON — In drought-hit California, marijuana growers are feeling the heat, accused of using too much water for their thirsty plants and of polluting streams and rivers with their pesticides and fertilizers.

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