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Cannabis Café Opens in Portland

Smoke if you got ’em! (“’em” in this case being a valid license to smoke medical cannabis, a membership in NORML, and a $5 daily fee.)

Café Rumpspankers will soon be changing its name to the Cannabis Café. That’s to reflect its changing status: the café will be the first in the nation to cater exclusively to certified medical cannabis users. (Personally, I like the name Café Rumpspankers, but I guess they want to be taken more seriously. Oh, well.)

From CBS 4 Denver:

A coffee shop in Portland, Oregon is the nation’s first marijuana cafe where certified medical cannabis users can come to get the drug and smoke it, as long as they stick to state law and smoke out of public view.

Cafe Rumpspankers, which will soon carry the name Cannabis Cafe, is testing a new relaxed policy by President Barack Obama regarding medical marijuana users. The policy, handed down by the administration in October, restricts federal attorneys from prosecuting patients who use the drug for medical reasons and dispensaries in states that have legalized them.

Other states, such as California and Colorado, have legalized medicinal marijuana, but their laws only allow for dispensaries.

Read the whole article here.

 

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