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Forty Acres’ new cannabis site is illegal says Berkeley

Three months after the city council ordered the Forty Acres Medical Marijuana Growers Collective to shut its doors at 1820-1828 San Pablo Ave. because it was a public nuisance, the medical marijuana organization has relocated to 1510 Ashby Ave. – and is once again operating illegally, according to city officials.

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Did Medical Marijuana Bring About Its Own Demise?

Back in 2010, a group of medical marijuana patients and growers in Washington state got together and formed a group called the Coalition for Cannabis Standards & Ethics*. Among other things, the group established a code of conduct that all members agreed to follow—akin to best practices lists adopted by more established professions like realty and banking. The members of the coalition agreed to pay taxes, follow disability access laws, and try to maintain good relationships with their neighbors.

Read more at Seattle Weekly

Washington Tribal Marijuana Pact Bill Heads To Governor

Law360, New York (April 28, 2015, 7:20 PM ET) -- The Washington Legislature has sent a bill to the state’s governor that would permit federally recognized Native American tribes to sell and distribute marijuana under agreements with the state, subject to taxes at least equal to state taxes on marijuana.

Read more at Law360