The United State Of Weed 8/19/12 Joe August 19, 2012 Activism, Exclusive Web Content, Medical Marijuana News, Politics, The United State Of Weed, The War On Drugs The United State Of Weed is a weekly series where we recap all of the cannabis-related political developments happening in The United States at the state level. If you know of any new political developments in your state in regards to marijuana law reform – whether it be medicinal or otherwise – let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. From The 420 Times: WA: Thousands Of Pot Fans Rally At Seattle Festival WA: Washington Marijuana Industry Group Disbands After First Press Conference ND & AR: Marijuana Policy Project Finishes MMJ Signature Drives In ND And AR AR: Supporters Of Medical Marijuana Submit More Signatures For Ballot Measure In Arkansas CA: L.A. Medical Marijuana Advocates “Off to a Blazing Start” With Referendum CA: Under Deadline To Close, Some L.A. Dispensaries Vow To Fight On CA: Is The Federal Medical Marijuana Crackdown A Distraction From The “Fast & Furious” Scandal? CA: If Harborside Has To Close, Where Will Their Patients Get Their Medicine? NJ: Only 18 Patients Register For Medical Marijuana In NJ In First 6 Days CO: Denver City Council Plans To Ban Outdoor Medical Marijuana Advertising From Around The Web: OR: Medical Marijuana Growing in Oregon WA: Seattle Hempfest divided over marijuana legalization WA: New challenge for marijuana providers: Tax audits CA: Medical marijuana backers seek to repeal LA dispensary ban CO: Marijuana: A cash cow for Colorado? CT: UConn Rolls to Top in Marijuana Activism If your state didn’t make this week’s “United State Of Weed,” it’s most probably because there is no recent political cannabis news coming from that state. If there is a story I missed, let me know at email@example.com. - Joe Klare - make sure you check out our brand new Forums and our “Stop The Ban in L.A.” Facebook page!