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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.

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.

2009-10-19 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder today announced formal guidelines for federal prosecutors in states that have enacted laws authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

2009-09-30 09:44:43

Unclear and tangled state regulations on medical marijuana has resulted in California becoming a safe haven for drug traffickers, police say. With storefront entrepreneurs selling pot for some medical conditions springing up all over the state, law enforcement officials say criminals are taking advantage of vague laws governing who can sell marijuana and under what circumstances, USA Today reported Wednesday. They appear to be run by drug dealers who see an opening in the market and a way to...

2009-05-19 14:10:00

The US Supreme Court on Monday announced it would refuse to hear any further challenges to California’s Compassionate Use Act, which allows patients to possess marijuana for medicinal purposes based on a doctor’s recommendation.

2009-02-27 15:25:00

US medical marijuana policy may be soon changing, according to a recent statement by Attorney General Eric Holder.

2009-02-05 14:08:24

US Drug Enforcement Administration agents this week raided four Westside California medical marijuana dispensaries, angering supporters of pot for medicinal purposes who cited a comment made by President Barack Obama during his bid for the presidency last year.

2008-09-19 06:00:17

By David Kihara By DAVID KIHARA REVIEW-JOURNAL Groups challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's ballot process said Wednesday in U.S. District Court that the state discriminates against voters in heavily populated Clark and Washoe counties in favor of the rural counties.

2008-09-15 03:00:16

By Lauren McSherry San Bernardino County has appealed its medical marijuana lawsuit to the California Supreme Court, but it remains unclear whether the court will agree to hear the case.

2008-09-06 00:00:27

By Allison B. Margolin Last week, California Attorney General Jerry Brown issued guidelines to regulate medical-marijuana-related activities in California. Ostensibly, he issued these guidelines to clarify the boundaries regarding patients, caregivers, collectives and law enforcement.

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