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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date December 19, 2014
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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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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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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SF Weekly - December 3rd, 2014
A third service that aims to be the "Uber of marijuana" — or the "Lyft of cannabis," or the "Sidecar of skunk" — has gone live in the Bay Area. Nestdrop began last summer as a Los Angeles-area alcohol delivery app, but added medical cannabis to its offerings last month. The service took its first orders in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose last week, company cofounder Michael Pycher said Wednesday.

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The Fresno Bee - December 1st, 2014
Fresno County supervisors will consider a variety of options Tuesday to alter the county’s stringent, zero-tolerance rules for medical marijuana. But the only thing they appear inclined to change is to have someone other than themselves take over the chore of hearing marijuana appeals.

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The Fresno Bee - November 19th, 2014
Fresno County wants to dismiss $43,000 in fines against a Del Rey woman for cultivating medical marijuana, but her lawyer went to court Wednesday seeking an order from a Fresno County judge before she accepts the county’s decision.

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SF Gate - November 17th, 2014
After this month’s election, just one piece of the West Coast remained unwelcoming to recreational pot: California. But with voters in Oregon and Alaska legalizing the use and sale of marijuana — joining Washington and Colorado in inviting retail spreads of cannabis-infused teas and brownies and joints — advocates see fresh momentum behind the slow shift in how the public regards the green stuff and those who enjoy it.

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CBS San Francisco - November 17th, 2014
California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the legalization of marijuana in the Golden State is inevitable. Harris, a Democrat told BuzzFeed News she is not opposed to the legalization of marijuana, adding “I’m the top cop, and so I have to look at it from a law enforcement perspective and a public safety perspective.”

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Willits News - November 12th, 2014
Jail and prison inmates around the state are petitioning the courts for release following the passage of California Proposition 47 on Nov. 4. Proposition 47 established that property crimes of $950 or less such as property theft, forging or writing bad checks, and possessing stolen property can no longer be charged as a felony even if the defendant has a chronic history of burglaries, shop lifting, writing bad checks, forgeries, fencing property and other thefts.

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SF Weekly - November 11th, 2014
It's been a good week for weed. Oregon and Alaska legalized on Election Day, as did Washington, D.C., and on Sunday, news came that New York City police officers will at long last stop hauling people to jail for simple possession of cannabis (though a burning joint in Bill de Blasio's town can still earn you a free ride to jail).

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California Healthline - November 6th, 2014
Proponents of a ballot measure that would have increased the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in malpractice lawsuits and required random drug testing for doctors say they will continue to push for changes, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.

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East Bay Express - November 6th, 2014
Washington, DC; Alaska; and Oregon legalized cannabis Tuesday night, leaving everyone wondering, "What the heck is wrong with California?" The Golden State led the way in medical marijuana in 1996, and is the nation's largest domestic producer of the crop.

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The Fresno Bee - November 5th, 2014
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Californians are eager to tax medical marijuana, but they want limits on who can grow it and sell it. That was the message from Tuesday's voting, as backers of nearly two dozen local medical marijuana-related ballot questions tallied the votes.

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