Cannabis

Rocky mountain high

From my old buddy… comedian Argus Hamilton: “Now that Colorado has voted to legalize marijuana, Denver may change the name of Invesco Field back to Mile High Stadium.”

11/20/2012

Long Beach raids aimed at closing pot shops

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say a series of Long Beach medical marijuana dispensary raids this week are aimed at shuttering pot shops in the city. Seven medical marijuana businesses were raided this week, […]

11/08/2012

Feds move against SoCal marijuana stores

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Federal authorities have arrested a dozen people associated with a chain of nine marijuana stores that operated in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The U.S. attorney’s office says the 12 […]

10/25/2012

'Little czar' in Ohio school drug ring gets prison

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio has been sentenced Monday to serve six months to three […]

10/22/2012

TV host campaigns for Ark. medical marijuana plan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Talk show host Montel Williams says opponents of an Arkansas ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana are resorting to “racist” imagery with a television ad featuring an African-American actor portraying […]

10/18/2012

Fed crackdown on pot dispensaries extends to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal prosecutors are cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, which has struggled to regulate the clinics and recently was met with a referendum aimed at overturning a citywide […]

09/25/2012

Pot could be tax windfall, but skeptics abound

DENVER (AP) – Marijuana legalization pending in three states this fall could turn the drug into a serious cash crop and a tax windfall. But there are more questions than answers about the tax implications […]

09/19/2012

Signatures gathered for L.A. pot measure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Medical marijuana advocates say they have gathered enough signatures to place a referendum before voters that would overturn a recently approved ban on pot clinics in Los Angeles and halt planned […]

08/29/2012

Gasoline won't deter drug-sniffing dogs

SAN YSIDRO (CNS) – A 56-year-old Mexican national was in custody today after trying to drive a commercial bus packing nearly $1 million worth of marijuana into San Diego via the San Ysidro Port of […]

08/28/2012

LA bomb squad checks out suspected pot warehouse

(AP) – Los Angeles police have sent in a bomb squad to check out a Van Nuys warehouse that may be a booby-trapped marijuana farm. Officer Rosario Herrera says a report of an open door […]

08/21/2012

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