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2011-03-16 06:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when the publishing industry's profits seem to be going up in smoke, one publisher's business is smoking hot. Publisher and author Ed Rosenthal, founder and owner of Quick American Publishing in Piedmont, California, doesn't have to worry about the fact that U.S. book sales have dropped rather than grown over the last decade, because Rosenthal has carved out a publishing niche that's on fire. Since its inception in 1984, Rosenthal's...

2011-03-14 00:00:27

Sacramento medical marijuana evaluation clinic, Sacramento 420 Evaluations, defends the use of medical marijuana as a successful treatment for cancer patients and other individuals diagnoses with an ailing illness. Sacramento, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 12, 2011 Sacramento 420 Evaluations, a Sacramento medical marijuana evaluation clinic, defends medical marijuana as a successful treatment for certain cancer patients. As part of their patient advocacy they offer steps to obtaining a medical...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona voters approved a Medical Marijuana law on November 2nd. The confusion surrounding the new law started on November 3rd. Thankfully, there's relief on the way. The Green Relief Medical Marijuana Convention & Expo, www.GreenReliefExpo.com a medical convention focusing on the legalities, impact on employers, patient's rights and responsibilities and dispensary set-up and operations, will be held April 14 - 16, 2011 at the Renaissance...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Nation's largest network of marijuana doctors rolls out new features and functionality to help patients get safe and legal access to medical cannabis in all legal states (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 MarijuanaDoctors.com"”the medical marijuana industry's first online search and booking platform for medical marijuana evaluations"”today announced the addition of innovative new features to its website. MarijuanaDoctors.com connects patients with the highest quality network of...

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2010-11-01 09:35:00

Marijuana usage for medicinal purposes has been legal in California since 1996, but a new, hard-fought referendum will be on the ballot Tuesday for voters to decide whether or not to become the first US state to legalize all marijuana consumption, cultivation and trade. Proposition 19 would allow people ages 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow up to 25 square feet of pot plants. A passing vote could also pave the way for large-scale commercial cultivation, though...

2010-10-04 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandra Datig of Nip It In The Bud: No on Prop. 19 urges voters to: "Read the measure. It is absolutely critical voters understand that Proposition 19 would wreak havoc on our youth, on our roads, in our communities, in our workplace, in our homes, on our public lands and would create a public safety nightmare. Our communities, men and women in law enforcement and our elected public servants deserve better than to have to deal with unenforceable...

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2010-07-21 13:20:00

The city of Oakland, California legalized large-scale marijuana cultivation for medical use on Tuesday. The move aims to bring medical marijuana cultivation into the open and allow the city to profit by taxing those who grow it.  The city will issue up to four permits for "industrial" cultivation starting next year. The resolution passed through the city council after a four-hour debate that pitted small-scale "garden" growers against advocates of a bigger, industrial system that would...

2010-03-31 07:40:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A California initiative legalizing marijuana received enough signatures this month to appear on the state's November ballot. If passed, the measure would allow marijuana to be sold and taxed. Since 1996, however, California Proposition 215 has legalized marijuana use for medical purposes. That ruling has turned marijuana into the number-one cash crop for California. The ruling also has spawned a plethora of businesses catering to medical marijuana...

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2009-10-19 13:31:02

Federal prosecutors will not seek to arrest patients who use medical marijuana in states where such use is legalized, according to new formal guidelines on medical marijuana. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday issued new guidelines for federal agents in states that have laws authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. "It will not be a priority to use federal resources to prosecute patients with serious illnesses or their caregivers who are complying with state laws on medical...


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