Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Purple Kush News Round-Up 11/16/2011

California Medical Assn. calls for legalization of marijuana
Los Angeles Times
An employee sorts merchandise at a Southern California medical marijuana dispensary. (Los Angeles Times) By Anthony York, Los Angeles Times The state's largest doctor group is calling for legalization of marijuana, even as it pronounces cannabis to be ...
Question 300 debate: Marijuana is a personal issue in Fort Collins
The Coloradoan
Jim Dunlap of Fort Collins sits in his living room with a tray of prescription drugs he says he pays $6000 for monthly, and a medical marijuana skin cream and herb, he says he pays $200 per month for. Dunlap said the medical marijuana lets him live a ...
Medical marijuana expo idea quickly burns out
Yakima Herald-Republic
by Mike Faulk Jodi Gonzalez lets William Smith inhale some of her freshly purchased medicinal marijuana Saturday at an exchange event in a Grandview backyard, hosted by Smith. GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- What would have been the first medical marijuana expo in ...
Smoking Marijuana, Getting Behind the Wheel Nearly Triple Crash Risk
International Business Times
By Laura Matthews | October 15, 2011 8:47 PM EDT Drivers who smoked marijuana and then got behind the wheel of a vehicle nearly tripled the risk of crashing when compared to others not under the influence, a new study from Columbia University's Mailman ...
Candy shaped like marijuana alarms parents
Staunton News Leader
Felicia Williams, community liason for Buffalo City Council member Darius Pridgen, holds a package of "Ring Pots" candy Oct. 6 in Buffalo, NY / The Associated Press The Associated Press BUFFALO, NY — Candy shaped like marijuana that's showing up on ...
Amtrak rider nabbed in Naperville with 45 lbs. of pot
Chicago Sun-Times
BY BILL BIRD October 14, 2011 9:02PM A young man from Florida remained Saturday in DuPage County Jail on $250000 bail, after he allegedly debarked from a passenger train in Naperville with 45 pounds of marijuana hidden in his ...
North state pot ads lucrative; but feds say such business is not legal
By Ryan Sabalow While other businesses may be hesitant to disclose whether they make money off the north state medical marijuana trade, local media outlets that sell medical-marijuana related advertising are among the most visible beneficiaries in what ...
Judge Backs Los Angeles' Marijuana Ordinance
By Ajay Singh In a major coup for the City of Los Angeles, a judge on Friday upheld a medical marijuana ordinance whose enforcement had been challenged by a flurry of lawsuits from 29 local pot dispensaries, according to news reports. ...
Foster City man arrested for transporting $3.1 million worth of marijuana
Two Bay Area men, including 21-year-old Nadeem Khan of Foster City, were arrested this week by Butte County authorities, who confiscated thousands of pounds of dried and processed marijuana and more than 400 plants. On Wednesday evening, two Butte ...
Medical marijuana continues to face opposition
Fenton Tri County Times
Linden City Attorney Charles Mckone recommended that the Linden City Council not pass an ordinance on medical marijuana. The Michigan Supreme Court may make a decision on it soon. Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 9:28 pm | Updated: 9:39 pm, ...


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