Topic: Richard Lee
A federal raid on the marijuana businesses of Richard Lee has convinced the legal-marijuana leader to take a step back. It could mark an important moment for the movement.
George Soros, a high-profile liberal, was one of the top financial backers of the 1996 measure that made California the first state in the nation to legalize marijuana for medical use.
10/26/2010 05:03 pm
Proposition 19, the California ballot measure to legalize marijuana possession and cultivation for adults has raised $2.1 million. Most of the money is from one donor: Richard Lee, a medical marijuana entrepreneur.
10/06/2010 10:16 am
Construction has nearly doubled in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Tuscon, despite the fact that houses are still being abandoned due to foreclosure. What's happening in the Southwest?
05/19/2010 01:58 pm
The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries and placing restrictions on where they could be located.
01/26/2010 06:43 pm
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.
12/02/2008 12:00 am