To Promote Equity, Oakland Launches New Cannabis Permits

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by Scott Morris

Oakland launched a new medical cannabis permit application today, the first step in a plan to make the industry more inclusive after a city analysis found cannabis laws continued to be disproportionately enforced against minority, and particularly black, residents.

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Dr. Oz Looks at Medical Marijuana as a Potential Cure for Opioid Addiction

Opioid painkiller addiction is the fastest growing drug addiction in the United States today, and it was recently featured on the popular Dr. Oz TV show. Dr. Oz pointed out the astonishing statistics that 48 million Americans, one out of every 5, have reported that they have abused prescription drugs. 12 states have more opioid pain pill prescriptions than people. In states where marijuana is legal, however, opioid prescriptions are declining.

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Federal & California Cannabis law in 9 mins w/ Allison Margolin

Attorney Allison Margolin explains the history and present state of pot law on both the State and Federal levels including: the Controlled Substances Act, the Rohrabacher–Farr amendment, the Cole memo, Prop 64, MCRSA, Prop 47, and the Compassionate Use Act. Allison is a founding partner at the firm Margolin & Lawrence.