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Arthur Delaney

Republicans Tackle Scourge Of Welfare In Weed Stores

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Next week the U.S. House of Representatives will likely consider legislation to prevent a government shutdown, and maybe a bill to autho...

Carly Schwartz

California's Third-Largest City Just Cracked Down On Pot Shops, And It's Part Of A Larger Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

After months of debate, lawmakers in San Jose, California, have passed an ordinance that imposes strict new rules on medical marijuana businesses with...

Ryan Grim

Man Begins Prison Sentence For Working In Legal Medical Pot Shop

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Monday afternoon, Robert Duncan will report to Mendota Federal Correctional Institution near Fresno, Calif., to begin a two-year prison sentence. His ...

Legal Pot Shops Make Over $1 Million In First Day

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Call it "Green Wednesday." Pot shop owners in Colorado claim they made over $1 million in sales statewide on the first day of legalized recreationa...

Monumental Step For Weed Businesses

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

This is Strainwise's Shawn Phillips picking up the 1st Denver license for a recreational marijuana store. pic.twitter.com/egOm4pFYLU— John Ingold (@...

Lucia Graves

Highest Pot Arrest Rate In The Country Is Here ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chalk it up as a dubious distinction. A new analysis has found that the District of Columbia leads the states in arrests for marijuana p...

WATCH: Security Business Booms At Pot Shops

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2013 | Small Business

Medical marijuana dispensaries have attracted two predictable byproducts of the valuable buds sold in an increasing number of stores: thieves and secu...

Tony Suburb Approves Marijuana Dispensary

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.25.2012 | Small Business

MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- Across New Jersey, most communities approached about hosting one of the state's first legal medical marijuana dispensaries in out-o...

Pot Shops Making Big Money

latimes.com | Posted 06.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Documents show a cash-infused retail world bearing little resemblance to the one pitched to voters for the 1996 Compassionate Use Act for 'seriously i...

On 4/20, Celebrity-Named Marijuana Is A Hit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.20.2012 | Small Business

Happy 4/20, aka National Pot Smokers Day. Care for a hit of "Obama Og"? Or "Vin Diesel"? Some marijuana dispensaries continue to name their weed after...

Colo. Dems Endorse Marijuana Legalization Amendment

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

On Monday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced that the Colorado Democratic Party announced that it officially supports Amendmen...

25 More Dispensaries Threatened By Feds: Move Or Shut Down

Posted 03.24.2012 | Denver

On Friday, the U.S. Attorney's office issued letters to the owners of 25 medical marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of a school notifyin...

After Deadline, One Dispensary Lives On

Posted 04.28.2012 | Denver

Colorado's medical marijuana dispensaries located within 1000 feet of a school faced a deadline Monday -- the pot shops had to comply with a federal o...

San Francisco Lawmaker Fights To Save The Medical Marijuana Industry

| Posted 04.29.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Chris Roberts Call it an industry, call it a movement, call it a gigantic scam. ...

Lucia Graves

Pot Initiative Makes Colorado Ballot

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler approved a state ballot initiative Monday to legalize and regulate the use of marijuana in a manner similar ...

Dispensaries Near Schools Must Move Or Shut Down Today

Posted 02.27.2012 | Denver

The deadline for Colorado's medical marijuana dispensaries that are located within 1000 feet of a school has arrived -- the pot shops must comply with...

Feds Move To Foreclose California's Oldest Pot Dispensary

| Posted 01.23.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Chris Roberts The choice offered by the Justice Department was clear: Select Cal...

Fort Collins Medical Marijuana Workers Go Union

Posted 12.18.2011 | Denver

The workers at seven Fort Collins medical marijuana dispensaries have voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Colorado’s ...

LA Crime Increased Where Pot Shops Closed? Not So Fast.

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A nonprofit think tank has removed a study from its website that said crime increased near medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angele...

Feds Launch Crackdown On California Pot Dispensaries

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 12.06.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on some pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut dow...

No Evidence To Suggest That Pot Shops Influence Crime Rates

The Denver Post | John Ingold and Nancy Lofholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The would-be thieves -- captured on surveillance video at the Colorado Springs medical-marijuana dispensary they were trying to burglarize -- made for...