• Posts Tagged ‘Implementation’

    Is it legal to own illegally-purchased marijuana in Washington?

    by  • November 15, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

     “Jack Driscoll, Spokane County’s chief criminal deputy prosecutor, seems to take a different view, arguing that I-502 protects pot smokers only if they get their marijuana from state-licensed stores. “You can’t under this initiative have an ounce of marijuana that doesn’t come from a state- provider,” he said. “You still can’t have black-market marijuana.” ” Jacob Sullum...

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    Boulder’s DA has dropped misdemeanor possession cases; should Denver’s follow his lead?

    by  • November 15, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

     “Boulder County, Colorado, District Attorney Stan Garnett likewise announced that he will dismiss all pending marijuana cases involving possession of less than an ounce or possession of marijuana paraphernalia by defendants who are 21 or older… Amendment 64′s backers argue that other prosecutors, such as Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey, should follow Garnett’s example. “The bulk of Colorado...

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    Colorado’s strict medical marijuana system might be key to expanding retail

    by  • November 12, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

     “If mainstream small businessmen gripe about government regulations then they shouldn’t consider going into the legal marijuana trade. Every step in the growing process—“from seed to sale,” says Katz—is rigorously monitored by the state. The planting, growing, and processing of plants happens under the constant view of video cameras monitored by the state’s Medical...

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