Category Archives: Marijuana

A Defendant’s Release on Bail with Conditions -Lawyers.Com

http://criminal.lawyers.com/criminal-law-basics/a-defendants-release-on-bail-with-conditions.html When somebody is arrested and put in jail, getting out of jail is undoubtedly their main objective. Initially, a judge or magistrate determines if the accused can be released on personal recognizance, an unsecured appearance bond or if additional conditions are required. These conditions or restrictions are usually non-monetary. If release on personal recognizance …

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Senate Organization Chart for the 114th Congress

http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/reference/e_one_section_no_teasers/org_chart.htm The Virtual Reference Desk provides resources about Senate Leadership, committees, and officers. Constitutionally Mandated OfficersPresident of the Senate   Background & List Virtual Reference Desk Page: Vice President President Pro Tempore   Background & List Virtual Reference Desk Page: President Pro Tempore Senate Elected Officers & Officials Chaplain   Background & List House and Senate Chaplains (pdf) …

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Alex Garland’s Black Lives Matter 2015: Activists March Through Seattle’s Central District in Protest for Police Accountability

http://thedignityvirus.com/2015/01/10/black-lives-matter-activsts-march-through-seattles-central-district-in-protest-for-police-accountability/ More than 150 activists marched from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park to the King County Juvenile Detention Center on 12th Ave. in Seattle during a demonstration for police accountability. Activists took to the streets, stopping at several intersections along the way for moments of silence and speak-outs. Support was shown as the protest …

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Oregon Has Legalized Marijuana! An Overview of Measure 91

http://www.thedailychronic.net/2014/38266/oregon-has-legalized-marijuana-an-overview-of-measure-91/ By Evan Barnes | Green Rush Consulting for the Daily Chronic November 8, 2014 Oregon voters have legalized cannabis for adults – understand the details. On November 4, Oregon’s Measure 91 passed the popular vote by 57% to 43%, making Oregon one of only 4 US states to end cannabis prohibition! This is a …

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High Levels of Radiation Found at Fukushima, 460,000 Bq/L; Removing fuel in Unit 1 Storage Pool to Start 2017 — NHK World

Originally posted on Japan Safety : Nuclear Energy Updates:
source to radiation levels video source to reactor 1 video

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Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/law-lets-irs-seize-accounts-on-suspicion-no-crime-required/ar-BBbbfW3?ocid=mailsignout The New York Times SHAILA DEWAN October 26, 2014 © Angela Jimenez for The New York Times Carole Hinders at her modest, cash-only Mexican restaurant in Arnolds Park, Iowa. Last year tax agents seized her funds. ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest …

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Washington State Attorney General’s Office Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse http://www.atg.wa.gov/prescriptiondrug.aspx#.VE57Q1dhBkg Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in Washington state. There are more deaths annually from prescription drug abuse than from meth, cocaine, and heroin combined. What’s causing this epidemic? Drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, and Methadone are now commonly prescribed for pain. Painkillers offer relief to millions of Americans but present a …

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The Importance of Having Those Conversations About Cannabis

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Originally posted on Cannabis Patients Alliance:
Enjoying my morning coffee along the banks of the Platte River in 2011. 2011 was a life-changing year for my husband and me. After he got laid off from his job, we decided to put most of our worldly belongings into storage and take off with our 4 dogs in…

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Washington State Legislature 2014 RCW 42.30.120 Violations

http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=42.30.120 1) Each member of the governing body who attends a meeting of such governing body where action is taken in violation of any provision of this chapter applicable to him or her, with knowledge of the fact that the meeting is in violation thereof, shall be subject to personal liability in the form of …

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WSLCB List of Acceptable Pesticides for Growing Marijuana under I-502

From the Washington Cannabis Institute Administrator November 18, 2013: http://washingtoncannabisinstitute.com/list-of-acceptable-pesticides-for-growing-marijuana-under-i-502/ The rules governing the implementation of I-502 limit pesticides that may be used to produce recreational marijuana. The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) recently produced the list of acceptable pesticide products. Only authorized pesticide products may …

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WSLCB Requires I-502 Food Processors to pay for Department of Agriculture Facility Inspections

 F. Thurston Pearson The Filp Side: http://flip-side.us/category/news/ About the Flip Side: http://flip-side.us/about-us/ Wednesday, May 14, 2014-Portland, Ore The Washington State Liquor Control Board today announced the implementation of interim rules detailing facility inspections for I-502 processor applicants who intend to make marijuana-infused food products. The interim rules, known as BIP 03-2014, will be used until permanent rules …

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State of Washington DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Guidance–BSA Expectations Regarding Marijuana-Related Businesses http://www.dfi.wa.gov/banks/pdf/guidance-marijuana-related-business.pdf

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Canna Law Blog™ They Said it On Marijuana, Quotable Saturday, Part XXXIII

http://www.cannalawblog.com/ By Canna Law Blog on October 11, 2014 Posted in General One of the things that has always fascinated us since we started our cannabis business law practice back in 2010, is how incredibly few lawyers have ever voiced any opposition — virtually zero. Lawyers are lawyers and that means we are legalistic and …

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Washington State Tax Information

http://www.chiff.com/personal_finance/taxes/US/washington.htm The state of Washington is one of only nine states that does not levy a personal income tax nor a corporate income tax. There is no inheritance tax, but the state imposes an estate tax on estates in excess of $2 million at rates ranging from 10% to 19%. Washington State Tax Questions & Answers …

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SOI Tax Stats – SOI Bulletin: Winter 2014 Internal Revenue Service

Like – Click this link to Add this page to your bookmarks Share – Click this link to Share this page through email or social media http://www.irs.gov/uac/SOI-Tax-Stats-SOI-Bulletin:-Winter-2014 Statistics of Income (SOI) Bulletin – Winter 2014 (entire publication in PDF) Featured Articles Individual Income Tax Returns, Preliminary Data, 2012 by Michael Parisi For Tax Year 2012, …

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Washington State Department of Ecology Marijuana Licensing and the Environment

With the passage of I-502, businesses and communities are seeking information about what impacts recreational marijuana (cannabis) growers and processors may have on the environment and what environmental permits might be required in the state of Washington. Licensing General licensing questions are addressed by the state Liquor Control Board. Permits are site specific As with …

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Stoner Slut Shaming – Women, Weed and the Great Divide

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Originally posted on The Stoner Girls' Guide:
By: Tracy Curley Photo by ARTiste 2013 Why are we trying to control the image and perception of the female cannabis user? Recently I had a male activist, someone I felt was a friend, hit on me in a gross and insulting way. Later that weekend when I…

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Medical Marijuana Regulatory System Part II Department of Public Health and Environment Department of Revenue Performance Audit June 2013

State of Colorado http://www.leg.state.co.us/OSA/coauditor1.nsf/All/C9112BFFDE1559CE87257BA5007AE40F/$FILE/2194B%20MedMarijPart2%20June%202013.pdf LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COMMITTEE 2013 MEMBERS Representative Angela Williams Chair Senator Steve King Vice-Chair Senator Lucia Guzman Representative Su Ryden Senator Owen Hill Representative Jerry Sonnenberg Representative Dan Nordberg Senator Lois Tochtrop OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR Dianne E. Ray State Auditor Monica Bowers Deputy State Auditor Eric Johnson Legislative Audit Manager …

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down

http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/eric-holder-resigning-as-attorney-general-breaking-news/article/405346 By Brett Wilkins     11 mins ago in Politics Washington – United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation on Thursday, ending a tumultuous six-year tenure marked by progress as well as by heated partisan controversy and constant battles with conservatives over his policies and actions. The nation’s first black attorney general …

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Cannabis Dissolves Cancerous Tumor in Young Infant, Deemed A ‘Miracle Baby’ by Physician

http://www.naturalnews.com/046994_cannabis_cancerous_tumors_miracle_baby.html Natural News: (NaturalNews) Instead of opting for chemotherapy and radiation in an attempt to shrink an inoperable brain tumor, the father of an eight-month-old baby pushed for alternative treatment with cannabis oil. The baby’s physician, Dr. William Courtney, was initially skeptical early in his career about cannabis as medicine but has since seen such …

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