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Attorney: Video Shows Cops Eating Edible Pot in Raid

Santa Ana department is investigating

(Newser) - The attorney of a woman who was busted in a raid on a pot shop says he's got video showing the officers sampling the edible goodies and joking about the flavors, reports KTLA . He's planning to file a lawsuit, and the Santa Ana Police Department is investigating. In... More »

Coming Soon: 'Willie Nelson's Reserve' Weed

To be sold in Nelson-branded pot shops

(Newser) - Looking for a weed recommendation? Who better to go to than Willie Nelson? Soon, you'll be able to buy "Willie's Reserve" marijuana, as the 81-year-old rolls out his own brand of pot and bongs, which will be sold at Nelson-branded stores in states where marijuana is legal.... More »

In Colorado, Pot Industry Gets a Bank Account

Marijuana businesses will pool money in cooperatives

(Newser) - Colorado lawmakers have approved the world's first financial system for the marijuana industry, a network of uninsured cooperatives designed to give pot businesses a way to access basic banking services. The plan, approved yesterday, seeks to move the marijuana industry away from its cash-only roots. Banks routinely reject pot... More »

LA City Council Votes to Ban Marijuana Shops

Dispensaries will be ordered to shut down immediately

(Newser) - Los Angeles pot shops are about to go up in a puff of smoke. The LA City Council has voted unanimously to ban all marijuana dispensaries. The ban will go into effect 30 days after Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signs the law, which he intends to do. As many as 900... More »

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