It's the land of hippies, Humboldt County and Cheech and Chong. But in the state more closely associated with marijuana than any other, the ballot measure to legalize pot has exposed California's conflicted relationship with the drug.
Pot growers have opposed it. Some police have favored it. Polls show the public is deeply divided. Only politicians have lined up as expected: Nearly all major
OAKLAND, California — As organized labor faces declining membership, one of the United States' most storied unions is looking to a new growth industry: marijuana.
The Teamsters added nearly 40 new members earlier this month by organizing the country's first group of unionized marijuana growers. Such an arrangement is likely only possible in California, which has the loosest U.S. medical marijuana laws.
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The march for equal rights often leads to the voting booth. But in California, the black community is divided over a ballot measure to legalize marijuana for adults.
The state NAACP argues allowing counties to tax and regulate cannabis will reduce arrests among minority youth, and advance civil rights. "If you look at the disproportionate number of arrests that happen in our community, the l
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In DC, No Such Thing as Too Poor For Medical Pot
Updated: Thursday, 05 Aug 2010, 5:47 AM EDT
Published : Thursday, 05 Aug 2010, 5:47 AM EDT
WASHINGTON - There should be no such thing as too poor to buy pot if you live in D.C., at least if the marijuana is for a medical condition.
That's part of the conclusion of a new law enacted in the nation's capital earlier this year. The medical marijuana
DENVER — The Department of Veterans Affairs will formally allow patients treated at its hospitals and clinics to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal, a policy clarification that veterans have sought for several years.
A department directive, expected to take effect next week, resolves the conflict in veterans facilities between federal law, which outlaws marijuana, and the 14 states that allow medicinal use of
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