Medical Marijuana

7:27am

Mon October 22, 2012
Business

VIDEO: 60 Minutes Looks At Colorado's Marijuana "Green Rush"

Screencap from the 60 Minutes report 'Rocky Mountain High'
60 Minutes cbsnews.com

1:43pm

Fri October 19, 2012
Politics

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Rallies Fort Collins Supporters on State, Local Marijuana Issues

Gary Johnson (right) poses with a supporter in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

Libertarian Presidential Candidate and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson addressed dozens of supporters in Fort Collins Friday about national security, a balanced budget and the war on drugs.

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3:08pm

Fri August 17, 2012
It's All Politics

Five Social Issues On November Ballots

Originally published on Fri August 17, 2012 4:03 pm

Petitions for Referendum 74, which would provide a public vote on gay marriage, were submitted in June in Olympia, Wash.
Elaine Thompson AP

In addition to choosing a president and members of Congress, voters in several states will weigh in on high-profile social issues on Nov. 6. Here are some of the key voter initiatives on ballots:

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11:13pm

Thu July 26, 2012
Around the Nation

L.A. Council Bans Pot Shops After Regulation Struggle

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 9:44 am

Pedestrians walk past a medical marijuana dispensary in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles Tuesday. The City Council voted that day to ban marijuana shops outright.
Damian Dovarganes AP

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to shut down all of the medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. That's no easy task. There are more than 800 of them — more than the number of Starbucks coffee shops in Los Angeles. But after years of struggling to regulate pot shops, city officials have decided to prohibit them altogether.

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12:52am

Thu May 24, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Medical Marijuana 101: You Can't Smoke That On Campus

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 8:02 am

Even if students have a prescription for pot, marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Colleges that let students self-medicate on campus could jeopardize their federal funding.
Jeff Barnard AP

Medical marijuana is legal in 16 states, and that number is expected to grow. But these state laws put colleges in a bind. That's because under federal law, marijuana is still illegal. So colleges that let students make use of their pot prescription on campus risk losing their federal funding.

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