Judge Overturns AZ Zoning Law On Medical Marijuana

Gordon ruled in favor of White Mountain Health Center but told both sides that he’ll listen to further arguments on practical effects of his ruling Monday.

ARIZONA: A judge has overturned Maricopa County’s zoning ordinance for medical marijuana dispensaries, ruling that the ordinance appeared to be a “transparent attempt” to keep the businesses out of unincorporated areas of the county.

Carbondale, CO Marijuana Dispensary Law Takes Effect Oct. 1

The law also establishes fees for applying for a license to operate ($5,000), or renew that license ($500), as well as transferring ownership, modification of the premises and other acts.

COLORADO:  It’s official: This is the first town in Garfield County to enact laws allowing an array of marijuana-related businesses to open shop here, as permitted under a state constitutional amendment approved last year by Colorado voters.

Boston Denies 2-Day Permit For Rally, MassCann Will Fight Back

The pro-pot rally, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15,  was denied permit by the City of Boston without warning.

MASSACHUSETTS: Eight days before the long-planned first-ever two-day MassCann/NORML Boston Freedom Rally on the Boston Common, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, the City of Boston without warning has denied the permit for the two-day event as of Friday, September 6.

HEMP Party has high ambitions in Australian election

AUSTRALIA: Australia’s HEMP Party formally launched its election campaign on Monday with a call for cannabis to be legalized for personal and medical use, just as it is now for industrial purposes.

Medical Marijuana For Kids: Why I Give Cannabis To My 7-Year-Old

MyKayla Comstock, appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss what happens when a minor needs medical marijuana

VERMONT: With news stories and opinion pieces popping up daily about medical marijuana legalization, dad Brandon Krenzler and his 7-year-old daughter, MyKayla Comstock, appeared on HuffPost Live this week to discuss what happens when a minor needs the drug. MyKayla has Leukemia and started taking it shortly after she was diagnosed.

Coming out of the Pot Closet

Recreational Marijuana

I have to vacuum before my mother arrives from Arizona. I’m 40-something years old and I still want her housekeeping approval. While we’re close, and speak on the phone every week, we haven’t seen each other 1:1 for a while. I’m freaking out because I think she’ll have an aneurysm when I tell her how I’ve been Read the full article…

Coming out of the Pot Closet

Recreational Marijuana

I have to vacuum before my mother arrives from Arizona. I’m 40-something years old and I still want her housekeeping approval. While we’re close, and speak on the phone every week, we haven’t seen each other 1:1 for a while. I’m freaking out because I think she’ll have an aneurysm when I tell her how I’ve been Read the full article…

Vermont: First Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open; Third One Planned

Medical Marijuana

VERMONT: State-licensed medicinal cannabis facility Champlain Valley Dispensary officially opened for business in Burlington on Monday, just a few days after Vermont Patients Alliance opened in Montpelier, reports Sam Hemingway at the Burlington Free Press.