US AZ: Docs Under Suspicion For Medical Pot Recommendations Arizona Daily Sun, 20 Aug 2011 – PHOENIX — The state's top health official wants an investigation of eight Arizona doctors who together have written nearly half the nearly 10,000 recommendations for medical marijuana since the program started. Will Humble said the voter-approved law making medical marijuana legal denies him the legal authority to discipline or even question the doctors. US WA: No Medical Records? No Problem. Got My Pot Card At Seattle Times, 20 Aug 2011 – Medical-Marijuana Authorizations at Hempfest in Seattle Come Fast And Easy As 4evergreen Group Offers Them for $200 With No Patient Medical Records at Its Festival Tent. Squeezed between a Ben & Jerry's cart and a booth selling rolling papers, two naturopathic doctors worked briskly through a line of patients. US CA: Medical Pot Grows, Dispensaries A Headache For Local The Hanford Sentinel, 20 Aug 2011 – Marijuana became a hot Kings County issue this month – literally, in one instance. After Armona neighbors complained about a large growth of the tall, psychoactive plants behind a house on Walnut Street, Kings County Sheriff's deputies cut down the plants and burned them. US WA: Kucinich Joins Local Pro-Pot Pols At Seattle Hempfest Seattle Times, 20 Aug 2011 – Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich was back in Seattle Saturday, taking the stage at Seattle's Hempfest, where he gave an impassioned speech comparing marijuana-legalization efforts to the Civil Rights movement and the Arab Spring. US CA: County Declares Pot Club A Public Nuisance
Hollister Free Lance, 19 Aug 2011 – The San Benito County Board of Supervisors on Friday officially declared the Purple Cross Rx medical marijuana dispensary on Bolsa Road to be a public nuisance that needs to be abated.