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Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Pages in New Jersey

Category: News | Posted on Wed, February, 3rd 2016 by THCFinder

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Three of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.

Compassionate Sciences in Bellmawr, Garden State in Woodbridge, and Breakwater Treatment and Wellness in Cranbury had their pages shut down this week.

Facebook's advertising policy bans promotion of selling drugs - as well as tobacco and guns - and the medical marijuana pages weren't spared even though they have been legally allowed to operate in New Jersey since 2011.

The shutdowns reflect similar measures taken by the social media giant in other parts of the country. At one point last year, Facebook took down the page for the Harborside Health Center, a dispensary in Oakland, California, although the page is now up and running.

Read More:http://www.hightimes.com/read/facebook-shuts-down-medical-marijuana-pages-new-jersey


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What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Fun | Posted on Tue, February, 2nd 2016 by THCFinder


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500 pounds of marijuana found in semitractor-trailer outside Wal-Mart in Fishers

Category: Odd | Posted on Tue, February, 2nd 2016 by THCFinder

The largest drug bust in Fishers' history occurred outside of a Wal-Mart Supercenter on Tuesday.

Five hundred pounds of marijuana was seized by the Fishers Police Department around 4 a.m., police said. They found the drugs in a semitractor-trailer parked outside of the store in the 8300 block of East 96th Street.

Authorities reported suspicious activity when two men were found in the semitractor waiting to "make a delivery," police said. Drug-sniffing dogs were called to the scene. Police found drugs in the trailer during a search, police said.

Two men, a driver and a passenger, were detained. Investigators were told only the driver knew about the marijuana. The passenger was released.

Read More:http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2016/02/02/500-pounds-marijuana-found-near-fishers-wal-mart/79712344/


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Cheech & Chong - What do you guys want?

Category: Videos | Posted on Tue, February, 2nd 2016 by THCFinder


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Washington DC Council Reverses Opposition To Regulated Spaces To Consume Marijuana

Category: News | Posted on Tue, February, 2nd 2016 by THCFinder

washington dc marijuanaToday the Council of the District of Columbia voted to halt consideration of legislation that would permanently ban adult consumption of marijuana outside the home, and instead moved forward with the creation of a taskforce to explore the establishment of regulated places where adults can legally consume marijuana in the District.

“The will of District voters was upheld today by the Council, which voted unanimously to move forward on establishing regulated places where adults can consume marijuana,” said Kaitlyn Boecker with the Drug Policy Alliance. “One year ago this Council voted unanimously to ban such spaces, stripping residents of their rights under Initiative 71, but today Councilmembers righted that wrong and voted for reform,” said Boecker.

Initiative 71, which was overwhelmingly approved by District voters in 2014, legalized the possession of up to two ounces marijuana for adults over the age of 21, and allowed individuals to grow up to six plants in their home. The implementation of Ballot Initiative 71 in the District has resulted in an unprecedented drop in arrests forpossession of marijuana. D.C. laws prevented the ballot initiative from addressing the taxation and sale of marijuana, which requires action by the D.C. Council. However more than a year ago, Congress blocked D.C. lawmakers from using locally raised public funds to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol. Shortly after Initiative 71 took effect last year, Mayor Bowser and the Council passed emergency legislationbanning all marijuana consumption outside a residence (even in private membership clubs). Advocates decried the legislation as poorly drafted, unnecessary and overly broad – going so far as to shut down any business where a single patron is caught.

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/washington-dc-council-reverses-opposition-to-regulated-spaces-to-consume-marijuana/


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