Tag: legalization

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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
U.S. Grown Weed Being Smuggled Into Mexico

U.S. Grown Weed Being Smuggled Into Mexico

It turns out that the latest development in drug trafficking between the U.S., Mexico border is that cannabis grown in the United States is increasingly being...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Uruguay Opens Its First Marijuana Fair

Uruguay Opens Its First Marijuana Fair

Uruguay’s first marijuana fair, dubbed “Expocannabis” has opened in Montevideo, a year after the growing and sale of the drug was legalized in this country. The legalization...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Stop Legalization in D.C.

House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Stop Legalization in D.C.

The House of Representatives passed a republican backed “cromnibus” spending bill just hours before the deadline, which will stop the legalization of cannabis voted for by the...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Two Colorado Women Form Cannabis Branding Business

Two Colorado Women Form Cannabis Branding Business

Two young women from Colorado have teamed up to form the company Cannabrand, a marketing/PR firm that deal exclusively with cannabis related businesses.
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Native American Tribes Cleared to Grow Cannabis by DOJ

Native American Tribes Cleared to Grow Cannabis by DOJ

This week, the United States Department of Justice released a memo stating that Native American tribes are legally allowed to grow marijuana on their designated tribal lands.
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December 11, 2014
12/11/2014
Congress to Block Marijuana Legalization in DC

Congress to Block Marijuana Legalization in DC

The Republican-led US House is using a crucial spending bill in an effort to block marijuana legalization in Washington, DC. The appropriations bill was posted online late Tuesday with...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

A recent article showcased the hesitance of German pharmaceutical companies to get behind cannabis legalization. Did I say hesitance? I meant something more along the lines of...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
SF Conference Sets Tone for Future Cannabis Industry

SF Conference Sets Tone for Future Cannabis Industry

When cannabis entrepreneurs and activists convene at the next International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) February 15 and 16 at San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency hotel, at stake will...
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
Women Leading the Fight for Cannabis Legalization

Women Leading the Fight for Cannabis Legalization

In a new study, researchers found that women between the age of 30 and 50 are key players in the battle for legalization in Colorado and Washington.
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
Cannabis Consumers and Cannabis Capitalists, Is There Common Ground?

Cannabis Consumers and Cannabis Capitalists, Is There Common Ground?

Common consumers just wanted our weed, we never wanted to be outside the law. Those who grew and sold illegal weed were, perhaps, only interested in the...
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
Uruguay Marijuana Secure: Tabare Vazquez Wins Office

Uruguay Marijuana Secure: Tabare Vazquez Wins Office

Tabare Vazquez’s victory in Uruguay’s presidential election is a show of support for the leftist coalition that has governed the country for the past decade and allows...
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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Big Cannabis is really a non-factor in regards to legalization. Sabet, for his part, has used this argument as one of the main stilts of his rhetoric....
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December 2, 2014
12/02/2014
Georgia Lawmakers Push Bills to Legalize Cannabis

Georgia Lawmakers Push Bills to Legalize Cannabis

Sen. Thompson introduced two bills, one which would allow for individuals with certain illnesses to purchase full plant medical cannabis, and one which would allow for...
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December 2, 2014
12/02/2014
Legal Pot in the U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana

Legal Pot in the U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana

Made-in-America marijuana is on a roll. More than half the states have now voted to permit pot for recreational or medical use, most recently Oregon, Alaska and...
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December 1, 2014
12/01/2014
D.C. Council Moves Ahead With Marijuana Legalization in the Nation’s Capital

D.C. Council Moves Ahead With Marijuana Legalization in the Nation’s Capital

Last Tuesday, the District of Columbia council’s Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs approved legislation that charges D.C.’s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) with licensing and...
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November 26, 2014
11/26/2014
“Faces of Cannabis” Seeks to Redefine America’s Perception

“Faces of Cannabis” Seeks to Redefine America’s Perception

Over a year ago, photographer Nichole Montanez began a project titled “Faces of Cannabis.” Her mission is to share the truth of what medical cannabis has done...
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November 26, 2014
11/26/2014
Bills That Would Legalize Marijuana Introduced in Georgia

Bills That Would Legalize Marijuana Introduced in Georgia

A Georgia state senator has introduced two pieces of legislation Monday that would legalize both medical and recreational marijuana in the state. SB 6 would allow those at...
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November 25, 2014
11/25/2014
Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

The iconic legend, prophet and activist Bob Marley has been a symbol of peace, love and justice for almost six decades and now his family is teaming...
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November 25, 2014
11/25/2014
Marijuana Industry Sees Green After Colorado Legalization

Marijuana Industry Sees Green After Colorado Legalization

Colorado’s grand cannabis experiment has captured the imagination of America. Denver has surpassed Amsterdam as the capital of the marijuana world. The city has more than 300...
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November 20, 2014
11/20/2014
Why Congress Should Legalize Pot

Why Congress Should Legalize Pot

The evidence from states and countries that have decriminalized or medicalized marijuana suggests that policy plays a modest role in limiting use. And while marijuana can harm...
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