marijuana legalization

Will San Diego be a cannabis mecca?

SAN DIEGO — With every city in the county declining to allow medical marijuana dispensaries except San Diego, the city could become a sort of mecca for legal pot in the region. From Poway to Oceanside to Imperial Beach and Santee, people seeking legal medical marijuana will have to rely on the roughly 30 dispensaries expected to start opening in the city of San Diego this spring, or the one dispensary the county government allowed 
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. Congress’s appropriations bill includes a provision that prevents the Department of Justice, including the Drug Enforcement Administration, from interfering with states’ medical marijuana laws. The provision applies to 32 states and Washington, DC, which allow the use of marijuana or a marijuana-based compound, such as the non-psychoactive CBD, for medical purposes. Advocates hope the provision will stop the DEA and other federal law enforcement agencies from conducting raids on state-legal medical marijuana dispensaries. These 
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Washington (CNN) — Voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C. have voted to approve sweeping pro-marijuana legalization, according to a CNN projections. The three wins have pro-legalization activists enthused and many are already looking towards 2016, when ballot initiatives in states such as California, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada and Arizona are likely to be put to voters. In Oregon, the law legalizes personal possession, manufacture and sale of marijuana for people 21 years of age and 
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