News tagged with medical marijuana

Study finds medical pot farms draining streams dry

Wildlife officials say drought-stricken streams in Northern California's coastal forests are being sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms—an issue that has spurred at least one county to try to outlaw personal ...

Jun 01, 2014
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New labs sprouting up to test cannabis—and the law

Grandaddy Purple, Blueberry Yum Yum and other pot products may now be legal for medical use in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but how do patients know what dose they're really getting and whether it's safe? Small ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Pot docs face new rules in Colorado

(AP) -- Colorado's dispute over which doctors can recommend medical marijuana could become more confusing this week when state health authorities consider tighter limits at the same time lawmakers debate ...

Mar 14, 2011
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Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics

(AP) -- Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal, according to new federal guidelines.

Jul 24, 2010
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US capital okays medical marijuana

City councillors in Washington voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow the US capital to join 14 states in allowing medical marijuana to be used to treat certain chronically ill patients.

May 04, 2010
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California sprouts marijuana 'green rush'

(AP) -- A drug deal plays out, California-style: A conservatively dressed courier drives a company-leased Smart Car to an apartment on a weekday afternoon. Erick Alvaro hands over a white paper bag to his ...

Jul 18, 2009
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