Tag: legalization

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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Lil Jon and Rock the Vote Present #TURNOUTFORWHAT

Lil Jon and Rock the Vote Present #TURNOUTFORWHAT

Rock the Vote’s latest campaign involves a video that, quite frankly, was more amazing than I could have ever anticipated. It just kept getting better and better...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

At a televised debate between Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican challenger Bob Beauprez on October 6th, Hickenlooper repeatedly used the word “reckless” to describe the passage...
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October 17, 2014
10/17/2014
Instafire: Woven Blunt Wrap Pipe

Instafire: Woven Blunt Wrap Pipe

What I really appreciate here is the use of weed gear for arts and crafts, if you will. It was not so long ago you were happy...
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October 17, 2014
10/17/2014
Poll: Oregon Marijuana Legalization Still Leading

Poll: Oregon Marijuana Legalization Still Leading

A new poll conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting/Fox 12 indicates that legalization of marijuana for recreational use is headed for approval in Oregon — but only if...
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October 16, 2014
10/16/2014
New Trove of Carl Sagan Papers Revealed

New Trove of Carl Sagan Papers Revealed

However, thanks to a collection of some 600,000 of Sagan’s documents that the Library of Congress recently made available to the public, we are getting a deeper...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Legalize Weed for a Healthier Environment

Legalize Weed for a Healthier Environment

I do have one area of concern when dealing with mass production and distribution of cannabis: its effect on the environment.
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo as State Ramps Up for Legalization

NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo as State Ramps Up for Legalization

New York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana gathered at an expo in New York City on Sunday to discuss the implementation of a new state...
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October 9, 2014
10/09/2014
Can Positive Thinking Lead to Legalization?

Can Positive Thinking Lead to Legalization?

The idea of thoughts creating our reality is not a particularly new one. What if the cultural shift toward a much more amicable approach to marijuana law...
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October 7, 2014
10/07/2014
Sorry but Texas Is Not Legalizing Cannabis

Sorry but Texas Is Not Legalizing Cannabis

According to a poll conducted by The University of Texas and the Texas Tribune, 77 percent of voters in Texas believe in some form of cannabis legalization....
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October 7, 2014
10/07/2014
Chicago Mayoral Contenders Talk Cannabis Legalization

Chicago Mayoral Contenders Talk Cannabis Legalization

Illinois is becoming a hotbed in the legal marijuana debate. The state recently authorized medical marijuana and now recreational use is at the heart of conversation between...
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October 7, 2014
10/07/2014
Morocco, Top Hash Provider, Mulls Legislation to Break Marijuana Taboo and Legalize Growing

Morocco, Top Hash Provider, Mulls Legislation to Break Marijuana Taboo and Legalize Growing

Morocco’s marijuana farmers live in a strange limbo in which the brilliant green fields are largely left alone, while the growers face constant police harassment. A new...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Seattle Cops Are Part of the Solution

Seattle Cops Are Part of the Solution

SPD took a lot of hate when this story broke and I didn’t agree with it. The Seattle PD I know is the one that realized that...
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Resigning AG Holder Open to Cannabis Rescheduling

Resigning AG Holder Open to Cannabis Rescheduling

Departing Attorney General, Eric Holder, is showing greater and more direct support for rescheduling cannabis than just about any other official I can think of.
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October 6, 2014
10/06/2014
Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

Denver Activists Launch Responsible Cannabis Consumption Campaign

As Cannabis use becomes more common in Colorado, a new ad campaign has been launched to encourage responsible use of the herb. Behind the ads are activists...
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October 3, 2014
10/03/2014
A 33-Year Police Veteran Stars in Oregon’s New $2M Marijuana Legalization Ad Campaign

A 33-Year Police Veteran Stars in Oregon’s New $2M Marijuana Legalization Ad Campaign

Marijuana legalization advocates in Oregon have launched a $2 million-plus ad campaign starring a 33-year police veteran, Pete Tutmark, who criticizes what he calls a “broken” system that...
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October 3, 2014
10/03/2014
Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Harvest Is Underway

Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Harvest Is Underway

Down a long dirt road snaking deep into the yellow hills of southern Colorado, Ryan Griego and his staff are harvesting green gold: legal marijuana. Here, 1,000 organically...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Big Changes Set to Alter Colorado Recreational Marijuana Industry

Big Changes Set to Alter Colorado Recreational Marijuana Industry

Colorado embarks on a new era for its legal recreational marijuana industry Wednesday, when two major changes will impact the industry’s make-up. Wednesday is the first day people...
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October 1, 2014
10/01/2014
Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road safety officials are expressing some concern over the loosening marijuana laws, fearing that with greater access and acceptability comes an increase in fatal crashes. This is...
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October 1, 2014
10/01/2014
Seattle Cannabis Tickets Dismissed Due to Officers ‘Political Motivation’

Seattle Cannabis Tickets Dismissed Due to Officers ‘Political Motivation’

One officer disagrees with the legalization of cannabis and has apparently been taking it out on the people of Seattle. In one incident, Jokela wrote that he...
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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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