Tag: legalization

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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

In Washington, the number of people who either like or don’t mind the legalization of weed has reached 77 percent of the population. That’s over 3/4 of...
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May 21, 2015
05/21/2015
Bernie Sanders Leaves the Door Open on Marijuana Legalization

Bernie Sanders Leaves the Door Open on Marijuana Legalization

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday that he supports the decriminalization of marijuana possession and the legalization of medical marijuana, and suggested that he’s also open to...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Texas Legislature Kills Marijuana Bills

Texas Legislature Kills Marijuana Bills

There has been a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for the reform of marijuana laws in the state of Texas over the past several weeks, but all hope...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Held annually for the last couple years, the Cannabis Cup has been a wild success, with more people attending every year. This year, the state liquor board...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Longtime hero of the cannabis movement, Morgan Freeman, is back at it again, touting the seemingly endless benefits of cannabis and calling for “across the board” legalization.
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May 13, 2015
05/13/2015
The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide is designed to help you know America’s drug laws and what to expect as you travel from one state to another or on...
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May 8, 2015
05/08/2015
Morgan Freeman Shoots Straight: On Legalizing Marijuana and His Escape From New York

Morgan Freeman Shoots Straight: On Legalizing Marijuana and His Escape From New York

“Marijuana has many useful uses,” Morgan Freeman says. “I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana. They’re talking about kids...
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May 6, 2015
05/06/2015
The End of the War on Drugs and the Emergence of the Venture-Backed Cannabis Industry

The End of the War on Drugs and the Emergence of the Venture-Backed Cannabis Industry

When news broke that Founders Fund, the proudly contrarian venture firm helmed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, was going to invest a major $75 million in Privateer...
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May 5, 2015
05/05/2015
Labor Unions Endorse Legal Weed in Ohio

Labor Unions Endorse Legal Weed in Ohio

Earlier this week, ResponsibleOhio, the organization currently collecting signatures to get their initiative to legalize marijuana on the ballot in the next presidential election, earned the support...
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May 4, 2015
05/04/2015
High Times Cannabis Cup 2015 Review: A Restrained Celebration

High Times Cannabis Cup 2015 Review: A Restrained Celebration

Just two weeks before the big weekend, MED issued a letter to all dispensaries that giving out cannabis samples is, in fact, a violation of state law....
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May 4, 2015
05/04/2015
It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

What Judge Mueller did was an administrative passing of the ball to Congress. Judge Mueller felt the need to rule the way she did and risk disappointing...
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May 1, 2015
05/01/2015
Do Marijuana Prisoners Deserve Amnesty?

Do Marijuana Prisoners Deserve Amnesty?

What to do with the prisoners of a failed war? Since 2012, when voters in Colorado and Washington approved the tax and sale of recreational marijuana, the...
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April 28, 2015
04/28/2015
Rising Marijuana Sales Leave Pot Shops Flush With Cash They Can’t Deposit

Rising Marijuana Sales Leave Pot Shops Flush With Cash They Can’t Deposit

Two months from now, on July 1, Oregon will become the fourth state to allow residents to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use. In anticipation of legalization,...
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

My experience, seeing the unfairness of the drug war laid bare before me, crystallized in my mind to form the nucleus of all my drug war efforts....
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Thanks to Bud and Breakfast, weedists looking to get away from it all can enjoy a vacation where their weed consuming ways are not only accepted, but...
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April 21, 2015
04/21/2015
New Video Features Ex-Cops Smoking Weed

New Video Features Ex-Cops Smoking Weed

A new video released on 420 allows us to observe as three ex-cops spark up for the first time in decades, in Washington state. It’s a compelling...
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April 21, 2015
04/21/2015
Americans’ Support for Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High in CBS Poll

Americans’ Support for Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High in CBS Poll

A majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll from CBS News — and it’s the highest percentage in support since...
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April 20, 2015
04/20/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont, you have stolen my heart. A group of Vermont lawmakers have threatened to reinstate alcohol prohibition unless a vote is passed to legalize cannabis.
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April 14, 2015
04/14/2015
Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote

Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote

A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other...
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April 13, 2015
04/13/2015
When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

As a parent and cannabis supporter, the following question has been put to me by various people: what is the appropriate age to have a talk with...
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