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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
Woody Harrelson Hosts “Saturday Night Live” Full of Cannabis Jokes

Woody Harrelson Hosts “Saturday Night Live” Full of Cannabis Jokes

While Saturday Night Live has always had a fair share of great bits on marijuana dating way back, this latest episode certainly showed that it’s moving more...
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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
NFL and Cannabis: Quasi-Freepass and Why Players Use MJ

NFL and Cannabis: Quasi-Freepass and Why Players Use MJ

If we peel back the onion a bit on cannabis and see why players seem to seek it out, I think it can paint a fair image...
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November 20, 2014
11/20/2014
Texas Church Bans Woman for Medical Marijuana

Texas Church Bans Woman for Medical Marijuana

Faith Bodle, a Texas mother who uses medical cannabis to treat symptoms of degenerative spine disease and congestive heart failure, has been banned from her church for...
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November 18, 2014
11/18/2014
Uruguay Presidential Candidates Opposite on Mujica’s Legal Weed Law

Uruguay Presidential Candidates Opposite on Mujica’s Legal Weed Law

Due to Uruguay law, Mujica is forbidden from serving two consecutive terms as president and will be replaced. The two leading candidates have opposing views on the...
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November 17, 2014
11/17/2014
Eastern Washington MJ DUIs On the Rise… Maybe

Eastern Washington MJ DUIs On the Rise… Maybe

In the somewhat small Eastern Washington town of Spokane Valley, there is a rise in marijuana-related DUIs.
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November 14, 2014
11/14/2014
DEA Steals Woman’s Identity to Entrap Her Friends

DEA Steals Woman’s Identity to Entrap Her Friends

DEA agent Timoty Sinnigen pulled photos and other data off Arquiett’s cell phone and proceeded to create a Facebook page using her name and personal information
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November 13, 2014
11/13/2014
Colorado High School and the Gravity Bong Lockdown

Colorado High School and the Gravity Bong Lockdown

A Colorado high school went into modified lockdown after a student apparently took a big hit off a gravity bong.
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November 13, 2014
11/13/2014
Over 56,000 Fewer Marijuana Arrests in 2013

Over 56,000 Fewer Marijuana Arrests in 2013

The FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2013 is out and shows fewer than 700,000 arrests nationwide for marijuana for the first time in a decade. An estimated 693,482...
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November 12, 2014
11/12/2014
Veterans Observe Holiday by Filing Rescheduling Petition

Veterans Observe Holiday by Filing Rescheduling Petition

Just in time for the national holiday honoring their service, veterans from across the country have banded together and will be delivering a legal petition to the...
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November 11, 2014
11/11/2014
Falcons Rookie Hageman Caught Searching for Weed on Instagram

Falcons Rookie Hageman Caught Searching for Weed on Instagram

Well on Sunday, rookie Falcons player Ra’Shede Hageman, got caught trying to score some weed from one of his followers on Instagram. If you’re a famous NFL...
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November 11, 2014
11/11/2014
Amsterdam Weed Tourism May Be Under Threat Due to Repressive Regulations

Amsterdam Weed Tourism May Be Under Threat Due to Repressive Regulations

The Netherlands, specifically the capitol Amsterdam, have long been known for their liberal policies and laxed regulation of cannabis use, however things may soon change.
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November 11, 2014
11/11/2014
Marijuana May Mean Ticket, Not Arrest, in New York City

Marijuana May Mean Ticket, Not Arrest, in New York City

The New York Police Department, which has been arresting tens of thousands of people a year for low-level marijuana possession, is poised to stop making such arrests...
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November 7, 2014
11/07/2014
Marvin Washington, Retired NFL Star, Stumps for Cannabis

Marvin Washington, Retired NFL Star, Stumps for Cannabis

Since his days on the gridiron, Washington has become a financial consultant to NBA and NFL players. He’s also a very outspoken supporter of medical cannabis, specifically...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Spice “Synthetic Marijuana” ER Visits on the Rise

Spice “Synthetic Marijuana” ER Visits on the Rise

After writing an article about synthetic marijuana, or spice, this past October I was not at all surprised when I read about a new study indicating that...
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November 5, 2014
11/05/2014
November Elections: The State of Legalization in the U.S. 2014

November Elections: The State of Legalization in the U.S. 2014

This November’s general elections were of great importance to weedists in the States, as 3 different states and the capital: Oregon, Alaska, Florida and Washington D.C. voted...
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November 5, 2014
11/05/2014
Cannabis Country: The Evolution of Cannabis in the U.S.

Cannabis Country: The Evolution of Cannabis in the U.S.

Marijuana is without a doubt one of the hottest topics on the ballot this election, and the direction of the cannabis movement rests entirely on the voice...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Felony Count for MMJ Patient?

Felony Count for MMJ Patient?

A student at Arizona State University with a valid medical marijuana card is facing felony possession charges stemming from a recent incident in which police discovered less...
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October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
NORML, Feds Agree on Benefits of Cannabis

NORML, Feds Agree on Benefits of Cannabis

The third day of hearings on the constitutionality of cannabis’ federal Schedule I status presented further bizarre twists, as both federal prosecutors and NORML’s defense team appeared...
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October 28, 2014
10/28/2014
No Love for Cannabis From Leading Colorado Gov. Candidates

No Love for Cannabis From Leading Colorado Gov. Candidates

It appears that neither of the two leading candidates in the race to be elected Colorado’s governor are a fan of the ganj.
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October 28, 2014
10/28/2014
Man Texts His Probation Officer for Weed, Gets Sent Back to Jail

Man Texts His Probation Officer for Weed, Gets Sent Back to Jail

Another example of the silly things that can happen when people misuse technology comes in the form of Alvin Cross Jr. of Albany, who text his probation...
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