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Oregon Voters to Decide on More Legalization

Oregon Voters to Decide on More Legalization

When Oregon voters decided to legalize marijuana for all adults in 2014, activists and cannabis business owners were understandably elated. But one of the stipulations of Oregon’s Measure 91 was that counties and towns the ability to ban marijuana businesses if they so chose. And many jurisdictions decided to do just that.

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Maryland Police Say 22-Year-Old was a Marijuana “Kingpin”

Maryland Police Say 22-Year-Old was a Marijuana “Kingpin”

Last week a 22-year-old Maryland man was indicted on “drug kingpin” charges after police say he was responsible for the shipment of some 85 pounds of marijuana last year.

Joseph Miller allegedly went by the name of “Pablo” and oversaw seven people while running an elaborate scheme to have cannabis mailed from Oregon and California to be sold in Maryland.

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Travelers Entering US from Mexico Warned About Bringing Marijuana and Peyote Creams

Travelers Entering US from Mexico Warned About Bringing Marijuana and Peyote Creams

People entering Texas from Mexico are being warned that an old folk remedy gel they can get in Mexico may contain peyote and/or marijuana as the main ingredient, meaning they are illegal to bring into the United States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they have seen an uptick in the amount of creams coming across the border, which prompted the issuing of a travel advisory.