Category: Marijuana News

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General marijuana news and commentary

September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
The Marijuana Legalization Votes That Will Matter in 2014

The Marijuana Legalization Votes That Will Matter in 2014

The battle over legalizing recreational marijuana in California—the big enchilada that may tilt legalization not only in the U.S. but other countries—is already being set for 2016....
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
Marijuana Industry Makes Political Donations

Marijuana Industry Makes Political Donations

The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
New York Governor Seeks U.S. Waiver on Medical Marijuana

New York Governor Seeks U.S. Waiver on Medical Marijuana

Less than a year after he opposed the use of medical marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is now asking the U.S. Justice Department for a waiver to...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
4 Year Old Kicks Cancer With Cannabis

4 Year Old Kicks Cancer With Cannabis

Here is yet another marijuana success story that flies directly in the face of its schedule I federal status designation of “no medical use.” 4 year old...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
Operation Grow4Vets Seeks to Provide Veterans With Free Cannabis

Operation Grow4Vets Seeks to Provide Veterans With Free Cannabis

In Denver where it is legal to give away cannabis for free, hundreds of veterans lined up to enter Operation Grow4Vets largest event to date where free...
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September 30, 2014
09/30/2014
NASCAR’s Stewart Off Hook, Cannabis Confesses

NASCAR’s Stewart Off Hook, Cannabis Confesses

The way that is phrased for us implies that, because Ward was possibly stoned, Stewart is off the hook. While they don’t come right out and...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes Says It Is Time to Discuss Making Marijuana Legal in Kentucky

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes Says It Is Time to Discuss Making Marijuana Legal in Kentucky

According to Kentucky.com, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes – whose tight race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is receiving national media attention – said...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Study: CBD Administration Associated With Improved Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

Study: CBD Administration Associated With Improved Quality of Life in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

The administration of cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid, is associated with improved quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according clinical trial data published online ahead of print...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Pot and Parenting: Confessions of Colorado’s Weed-Smoking Moms

Pot and Parenting: Confessions of Colorado’s Weed-Smoking Moms

When it comes to parenting, these pot-smoking moms are unapologetic about getting high. When Jane West and her friends get together, the laughter rolls, trays of food...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Drug Policy Reform Looms Large on Nov. Ballots

Drug Policy Reform Looms Large on Nov. Ballots

This upcoming election season should prove to be of great importance in regards to legalizing cannabis, and de-fanging the wildly overblown “drug war” mentality that has locked...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Maureen Dowd Meets Willie Nelson, Her Marijuana “Miyagi”

Maureen Dowd Meets Willie Nelson, Her Marijuana “Miyagi”

I was mildly amused to see that Dowd had a chance to redeem herself, when none other than the “patron saint” of pot himself, Willie Nelson, invited...
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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Florida Anti-Cannabis Group: “Medical Marijuana Leads to Date Rape”

Florida Anti-Cannabis Group: “Medical Marijuana Leads to Date Rape”

Anti-cannabis proponents in Florida have reached a new low, with an ad campaign that likens cannabis to a date rape drug. “No On Amendment 2″, an anti-legalization...
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September 26, 2014
09/26/2014
Seattle’s Second Marijuana Retailer Plans to Open Tuesday!

Seattle’s Second Marijuana Retailer Plans to Open Tuesday!

Finally! Seattle’s second I-502, legal marijuana retailer is getting ready to open at 23rd Ave. and E. Union St. in Seattle next week. Ian Eisenberg, the owner...
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September 26, 2014
09/26/2014
California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory

California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory

While the nation focuses on marijuana legalization initiatives in Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Oregon, a California initiative that would turn drug possession felonies into misdemeanors...
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September 26, 2014
09/26/2014
‘Scratch & Sniff’ Cards to Help Detect Cannabis Factories in Northern Ireland

‘Scratch & Sniff’ Cards to Help Detect Cannabis Factories in Northern Ireland

“Scratch & sniff” cards are to be distributed by police officers to the public in Northern Ireland so people will recognize the smell of cannabis growing. The scratch...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.24)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.24)

California’s medical marijuana battles continue, the Florida initiative is polling strong (according to its own poll), the Pennsylvania Senate is about to vote on a medical marijuana...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Marijuana Legalization Effort Begins in California

Marijuana Legalization Effort Begins in California

The Marijuana Policy Project, a U.S. marijuana advocacy group, took steps Wednesday to begin raising money for a campaign to legalize recreational pot use in California in...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Patients and Industry Win in Nevada

Patients and Industry Win in Nevada

Medical cannabis patients and industry teamed up to win an important victory in Nevada yesterday. A crowd of more than 100 patients, industry workers, lawmakers, and other...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

A bill to legalize the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania has cleared the state Senate and now heads to the state House of Representatives. Senate Bill...
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September 25, 2014
09/25/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: DUIs Are Real, Be Careful

It’s easy to see how the easily accessible retail marijuana market has made the Colorado police nervous, which has led to campaigns to inform the public about...
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