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CANNABIS CULTURE – Police used violent force in a raid on a Toronto location of the Cannabis As Living Medicine (CALM) Compassion Club on Wednesday, and arrested and laid marijuana trafficking charges against several staff members. “The police barged in and threw people to the ground without warning, without asking to be allowed in and without showing their warrant.,” CALM’s attorney Ron Marzel told Cannabis Culture. “They stormed their way in and started throwing patients down and pinning them to the ground. We got it all on video.” VIDEO COMING SOON – WATCH THIS SPACE One staffer suffered a concussion and a fat lip, but no one was seriously injured. Marzel said CALM’s owner, known as Neev, and eight staff members were charged with possession for the purposes of trafficking. Each was locked up for over ten hours before being released, and many who are medicinal marijuana patients were denied access to their medicine. The police told staffers they would be released only if they signed a form agreeing not to return to CALM until the case is over. “They made the staff promise, under a recognizance, not to go back to CALM,” he said, “and that was the only way they were going to release the staff and allow them to medicate.” Toronto Police were contacted by Cannabis Culture but refused to make a comment until “after the holiday”. CALM is one of the oldest medical cannabis clubs in Canada, established in 1996. CALM’s website states that the organization is a “peer-run …
State marijuana rules could force truly ‘green’ industry in Boulder
A state bill that would set broad regulations for the burgeoning medical marijuana industry would likely have the unintended side effect of forcing all dispensaries in Boulder to use 100 percent wind or solar energy.
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Pot task force looks to be leader in regulations
San Francisco could continue to forge the way in regulating the marijuana industry with the help of a newly established task force. The membership of a new medical marijuana task force was selected Thursday by the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee. The 13 members are charged with advising the board…
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Regulations Force Dispensary to Stop Selling Marijuana
The owner of Colorado Alternative Care Services tells 11 News he had no idea he was violating any zoning rules. He says it was all a misunderstanding.
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Man behind California pot initiative’s a force in ‘Oaksterdam’
For much of his life, Richard Lee needed neither liberation nor a cause.
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