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Delaware legalizes medical cannabis

Posted on May 13th, 2011 by Global Ganja Report and tagged , , , , .

cannabisDelaware became the 16th state to approve cannabis for medical use May 13 as a Senate Bill 17 was signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jack Markell. The state senate passed the measure two days earler by 17-4. The new law allows patients who certify a serious medical condition such as cancer to possess up to six ounces, or 170 grams. State-licensed centers will be able to grow the cannabis and dispense it to patients 18 and older. (Reuters, 420 Times, May 13)

DC cops bust Israeli reporter on marijuana charges

Posted on October 5th, 2010 by Global Ganja Report and tagged , , , , .

Middle East

Washington DC police arrested Orly Azoulay, veteran correspondent for the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Achronoth on charges of intention to distribute marijuana Oct. 2. Also arrested was Azoulay's husband, Howard Arenstein, a correspondent for CBS radio news. Police reportedly found 11 plants and six two-ounce marijuana bags in the home in northwest Washington, acting on a neighbor's tip.

DC medical regs to include discount for poor

Posted on August 8th, 2010 by Global Ganja Report and tagged , , , , .

cannabisThe District of Columbia published more than 300 regulations Aug. 6 implementing a medical marijuana law that passed earlier this year and took effect last month. Unlike the laws in the 14 states that have passed medical marijuana measures, the DC law includes a provision requiring cannabis to be provided at a discount to low-income residents.

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