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Fresno Medical Marijuana News Edition Date April 24, 2014
NORML - April 23rd, 2014
Members of the California Assembly are considering amended legislation, Assembly Bill 2500, to impose 'per se' criminal penalties to individuals who drive with trace levels (2ng/ml or above) of THC or other controlled substances in their blood -- regardless of whether he/she is behaviorally impaired.

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Drug War Chronicle - April 23rd, 2014
Illinois patients can have guns, but New Hampshire patients can't grow their own medicine. And California counties stay busy as the legislature ponders actually regulating medical marijuana there. Let's get to it:

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The San Diego Union-Tribune - April 22nd, 2014
SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers have approved another measure to regulate medical marijuana, signaling that for the first time in nearly 20 years the state may impose strict new conditions on an industry many say has grown out of control.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune - April 20th, 2014
California lawmakers continue to struggle over regulating medical marijuana, nearly 20 years after state voters defied federal law and permitted patients with a doctor’s prescription to use the illegal drug to ease chronic pain, anxiety and depression.

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Public CEO - April 18th, 2014
In 1996 California voters passed Proposition 215—popularly known as the Compassionate Use Act—allowing patients with a valid medical sign-off to cultivate marijuana for medical use. Eighteen years later, medical marijuana dispensaries have exploded in number across the state.

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Digital Journal - April 16th, 2014
Fresno, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/16/2014 -- Even in the cannabis pioneering state of California, the lines of legality get blurry when medical marijuana intersects with government. With the ever-changing, and often contradictory legislation at the state, federal, and local levels, it’s not uncommon for medical marijuana patients and businesses to get caught in the crossfire.

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The Orange County Register - April 14th, 2014
SACRAMENTO – Asked about legalizing marijuana during a recent interview, Gov. Jerry Brown answered with a question: “How many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation?”

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Guardian Liberty Voice - April 11th, 2014
After multiple failed attempts to normalize California’s haphazard medical marijuana program, one state lawmaker has introduced legislation he believes will finally get the state stricter medical marijuana regulations. Assembly member Tom Ammiano introduced a measure last month that would create statewide rules for marijuana businesses in California. Ammiano says he is cautiously optimistic and that people have seen that the more regulation you have, the less chaos there is.

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The Weather Channel - April 10th, 2014
Marijuana growing is a budding business in America as laws are relaxed on pot use in several states, but as California's drought continues to worsen, these thirsty plants, whether grown lawfully or illegally, aren't helping the problem.

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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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San Gabriel Valley Tribune - April 6th, 2014
After 25 failed epilepsy medications, Nazy Nouri had two treatment choices for her 9-year-old daughter: cutting out part of the little girl’s brain or marijuana. “I really felt like we had nothing to lose; this was the last resort,” Nouri said. “If it doesn’t work, then we were going to maybe go with brain surgery.”

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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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