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Cannabis News Roundup: January 10, 2014

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KPFA reporter sentenced to community service… Federal Court hears cannabis case Tuesday… Fourth California reform initiative filed… Credit card companies look the other way… Participate in national survey… and more.


KPFA reporter Jose Gutierrez received a sentence of 300 hours of community service and five years probation today in Oakland Federal Court. He was charged with making inflammatory personal statements against police outside Oaksterdam University in Oakland when federal agents raided the facility in 2012. Read more about the case here[Source: Phone call with Sarah Shrader, legal assistant with attorney E.D. Lerman.]

Is medical cannabis a fundamental right? The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco hears arguments Tuesday on this issue. // The Weed Blog

Fresno becomes first California county to ban cultivation, indoors and out // The Fresno Bee

Now there are four versions of  California’s potential Cannabis Reform Act  // SFGate


Credit card companies toy with honoring dispensary purchases, even though they’re illegal // Wall Street Journal

Uruguay considering cannabis exports, now that it is legal there  // MMJ Daily

Denver Airport moves to ban cannabis – all of it. // USA Today


Time for another get-together, next week in San Jose. They call it “America’s Largest Medical Marijuana Mega Show // HempCon


Got a minute? Got two? That’s how long this cannabis customer survey will take to complete. // Marijuana Business Daily


 Is half a loaf better than none in marijuana legalization? // SF Weekly

“The way we enforce marijuana laws is unconscionable.” // Washington Post

Colorado’s sky not falling, despite legalizing cannabis // SF Gate

Jon Stewart rants over Bill O’Reilly’s comparison of marijuana use to texting // The Daily Show  "Why can't America be more like the People's Republic of China?"

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