Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Purple Kush News Round-Up 11/14/2011

Zoning board turns down 1st NJ medical pot site
By GEOFF MULVIHILL The first local board in New Jersey to consider allowing a medical marijuana site turned the request down Wednesday, possibly a harbinger of more delays to come in getting New Jersey's medical marijuana program running. ...
California's medical marijuana industry rattled by federal prosecutors
Sacramento Bee
By Peter Hecht Berg's San Francisco firm, the ArcView Group, was pledging to find "angel investors" for startups offering products and services for California's $1.5 billion medical marijuana industry. But last week, US prosecutors in California ...
US attorney considering going after newspaper, other media running ads for pot ...
Washington Post
1, 2011 file photo, medical marijuana clone plants are shown at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. The chief federal prosecutor in San Diego is contemplating expanding a federal crackdown on the medical marijuana industry by going after ...
Marijuana bust yields 362000 plants with estimated street value of $434M
Weakley County Press
By KEVIN BOWDEN By the time they cut down the last marijuana plant from a heavily wooded hillside west of Hornbeak Wednesday evening, local authorities had seized an estimated 362000 marijuana plants with a street value of about $434 million. ...
Todd Dwyer: Legalizing marijuana, like alcohol, is the rational thing to do
San Jose Mercury News
By Todd Dwyer The federal prosecutors who are issuing cease-and-desist orders to medicinal marijuana clinics in California would have done well to watch the recent Ken Burns documentary on Prohibition, the failed government attempt to protect ...
James Bradley indicted in fatal schoolyard crash
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a second-grader playing on a field at School 33 in May was high on marijuana, a court indictment alleges. And the boy's mother, once under the impression that the accident was caused only by a common ...
Ex-teacher sentenced in marijuana case
The former Albuquerque Public Schools teacher busted with about 20 pounds of marijuana won't spend anytime behind bars.
Suspected Marijuana Dealer Arrested In Manchester
Hartford Courant
MANCHESTER — A 43-year-old marijuana dealer was arrested on two warrants Wednesday each charging him with sale of marijuana and sale of marijuana within 1500 feet of a school, police said. Angel Rivera, of 109 Foster St., was taken into custody ...
Feds raid medical pot co-op near Ukiah
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Matthew Cohen, founder of Northstone Organics, a medical marijuana co-op north of Ukiah, was left with just a sprig after federal agents seized his 99 plants just as they were being harvested. By GLENDA ANDERSON US Drug Enforcement Agents on Thursday ...
Marijuana theft nets four suspects in Vacaville
By Reporter Staff/ Four people were arrested following the discovery of stolen medical marijuana plants in a Vacaville motel room in which they were staying. Vacaville police were dispatched to the 500 block of Camellia Way at 2:52 am Thursday ...


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