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The Week in Weed - LA is #1 in Medical Marijuana

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- "With little fanfare until this month, Los Angeles County has quietly become the country’s capital of medical marijuana." - LA Business Journal

- Tuesday night he was sent to Hollywood on "American Idol". Wednesday TMZ reported that he had been busted for possession of weed.Thursday he was fired from Idol. Thursday afternoon he says they knew about his record even before he auditioned - People

- Marijuana-like chemicals (whatever the hell those are) may have helped cure symptoms of Parkinson's in mice - Science Daily

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- Pizza dude inadvertently put his stash into the night deposit sack instead of the money. In the morning he went to the bank to admit that the weed was his but the teller said sorry but we already called the cops. So he signs a letter at the bank, gives the teller the money he was supposed to deliver and she gives him back his weed. He gets home, smokes it, eventually gets arrested, but the case had to get thrown out because there was no evidence! - UPI

- Five Northern Cal houses raided, cops haul in $6 million worth of herb - The Merc

- Pismo Beach city council unanimously bans medical marijuana dispensaries -

- California Supreme Court agreed to consider allowing primary caregivers immunity for growing weed under Prop 215 - Inside Bay Area

- When someone says they will trade you a flat screen tv if you can get them an ounce of weed, expect to get robbed of your weed -

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- Indio City Council unanimously approved a moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries - The Desert Sun

- New Mexico Senate voted 34-7 to allow medical marijuana for certain patients. The Governor said he'd sign it, and now it goes to the House - KOBTV

- If you have 3/12 tons of pot in your truck and you're driving at night, turn your damn lights on - Tucson Citizen

- San Luis Obispo County Supes say it's not ok to have medical marijuana dispensaries in the towns, but it's ok to have dispensaries out in the woods. - KSBY

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