For Berkeley Jews, Medical Cannabis Is Ethical Imperative

Elie Green (from left), Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal show off Doc Green's topical cannabis lotions.

CALIFORNIA: If you want to traffic in stereotypes, Elie Green, Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal — the founders of Doc Green’s, which makes healing cannabis ointments and lotions — look pretty much like what you might imagine when you hear, “Berkeley-based medical marijuana collective.” That is, of course, until they open their mouths and tell you they’re Read the full article…

Marijuana Crops Move Indoors As Questions Remain Over Use

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CALIFORNIA: Outdoor marijuana-growing season has come to a close. But, police say, they will deal with a nearly equal number of indoor operations in the coming months. And both law enforcement and some growers are at odds over the state’s Compassionate Use Act and what constitutes personal use for medicinal reasons.

Marijuana Crops Move Indoors As Questions Remain Over Use

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CALIFORNIA: Outdoor marijuana-growing season has come to a close. But, police say, they will deal with a nearly equal number of indoor operations in the coming months. And both law enforcement and some growers are at odds over the state’s Compassionate Use Act and what constitutes personal use for medicinal reasons.

Marijuana Legalization: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Head ACLU Panel

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will head the American Civil Liberties Union's new panel studying marijuana legalization in California,

CALIFORNIA: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will head the American Civil Liberties Union’s new panel studying marijuana legalization in California, with an eye toward drafting a measure for 2016′s presidential-year ballot. “The prohibition of marijuana has had an enormous human and financial cost in communities across this state,” Newsom said in a statement Thursday. “It is far Read the full article…

CA Gov Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill To Make Some Drug Crimes 'Wobblers'

A police officers conducts a traffic stop in Lincoln, CA.

CALIFORNIA: Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Saturday that that would have given local prosecutors discretion when deciding whether a person charged with possessing a small amount of illegal drugs should be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor.

CA Gov Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill To Make Some Drug Crimes 'Wobblers'

A police officers conducts a traffic stop in Lincoln, CA.

CALIFORNIA: Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Saturday that that would have given local prosecutors discretion when deciding whether a person charged with possessing a small amount of illegal drugs should be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor.