Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Purple Kush News Round-Up 09/11/2011

Study: 1 in 5 Young Adult Americans Use Marijuana
KFOX El Paso
The study concludes that marijuana users are largely to blame for the general increase, especially young adults ages 18-25. It reports that 17.4 million Americans (about 4 percent) were current marijuana users in 2010, compared to 14.4 million in 2007. ...
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Car crashes through house, killing man, exposing marijuana operation
Chicago Sun-Times
While authorities were in the home looking for other possible victims, they found a locked bathroom — where they discovered a marijuana growing operation, Kure said. The Will County Gang Suppression Unit then obtained a search warrant and allegedly ...
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Marijuana law reaps feedback
Port Huron Times Herald
Debra from Clyde Township: "My comment goes to the gentleman who has second thoughts about the medical marijuana law. I'm 53 years old, and I need medical marijuana. I used it under a doctor's care. Physicians do oversee the patients. ...
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Aurora protest targets 'synthetic marijuana'
Chicago Daily Herald
By Elena Ferrarin Holding signs stating “Fake Pot Kills” and “Boycott This Store,” a group of about 15 people protested in front of an Aurora store Saturday, exhorting passers-by to be aware of the dangers of smoking so-called synthetic marijuana. ...
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2 more defendants convicted in Calif. burning case
San Francisco Chronicle
The final two defendants accused of kidnapping and fatally burning a California woman over a pound of marijuana have been convicted. A Merced County jury on Friday convicted 21-year-old Omar Cebrero of first-degree murder with the special circumstance ...
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This Week in Review
After the student was led away from the class room, a search of the student turned up the loaded weapon and some suspected marijuana. A parent was notified and the unidentified student taken to Juvenile Hall. The incident was handled so quietly that ...
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Man found with stolen gun, marijuana
A Tennessee man who dropped a stolen gun in plain sight of police officers faces several drug and weapon-related charges after officers said they found marijuana in his car. Kedrick Jamel Harris, 24, of Bristol, Tenn., and Bredgette Dewann Shaw, 22, ...
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Marijuana Legalization Dead in Calif. (for Now)
NBC Bay Area
A prominent Bay Area marijuana activist is waving the white flag on the California marijuana legalization movement. Richard Lee, the founder of Oaksterdam University and the chief sponsor of last year's Proposition 19, says that efforts to get a ...
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Kern County Medical Marijuana Patients Overturn Dispensary Ban
The 420 Times
Case closed…except the citizens of California voted for medical marijuana and we're not letting it die without a fight. The patients in Kern County got themselves together in a matter of weeks and actually overturned the ordinance by gathering enough ...
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Valley news of the week: Sept.4-10
Fresno Bee
Fresno County's supervisors rescinded their support for a needle-exchange program, and Valley law enforcement officials voiced suspicions that illegal marijuana growers are trying to hide behind California's medicinal marijuana law. ...
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