Tag: legalization

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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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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 18, 2014
11/18/2014
Why Congress Is Unlikely to Stop Marijuana Legalization in Washington, D.C.

Why Congress Is Unlikely to Stop Marijuana Legalization in Washington, D.C.

Even if the House and the Senate both passed a resolution against Initiative 71, it would still need President Obama’s signature. The White House is already on...
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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 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 12, 2014
11/12/2014
The Price Is Too High: Why Colorado Tokers Are Still Buying Illegal Weed

The Price Is Too High: Why Colorado Tokers Are Still Buying Illegal Weed

If you’re looking to toke in Colorado and you’re on a budget, the legal clinics might not be for you. Apparently the high prices of Colorado’s...
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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 10, 2014
11/10/2014
Momentum to Legalize Marijuana in California Is Growing

Momentum to Legalize Marijuana in California Is Growing

After Tuesday’s election, just one piece of the West Coast remained unwelcoming to recreational pot: California. But with voters in Oregon and Alaska legalizing the use and sale...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Marijuana Clubs Register in Uruguay, but Backlash Brews

Marijuana Clubs Register in Uruguay, but Backlash Brews

Uruguay started registering marijuana growers’ clubs at the end of October. Under the plan, licensed clubs of up to 45 members will be allowed to grow a...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Will Congress Block Legalization in DC?

Will Congress Block Legalization in DC?

Initiative 71, the noncommercialized cannabis legalization measure submitted to voters in Washington, D.C., has passed by an overwhelming two-thirds majority — but a lone member of Congress...
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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 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Oregon and Alaska Are Ground Zero for Pot Fight

Oregon and Alaska Are Ground Zero for Pot Fight

From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Cannabis Decriminalization Does Not Increase Teen Risk Behaviors

Since decriminalization, have any of these apocalyptic divinations come to fruition? Nope. Not a single one has come true. Not only are teen arrest, dropout and overdose...
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October 31, 2014
10/31/2014
Pretentious Pot? I Don’t Like the Sound of That

Pretentious Pot? I Don’t Like the Sound of That

Cannabrand can bring the Jimmy Choo shoe boutique feel to weed and certainly has my blessing. But if three years from now that leads to coaching pot...
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October 31, 2014
10/31/2014
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Gets Boost From Cops

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Gets Boost From Cops

A coalition of law enforcers has come out in support of marijuana legalization in Oregon, less than a week before voters will decide the issue at the...
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October 29, 2014
10/29/2014
Sign of the Times: Cannabis-Friendly Dating Site

Sign of the Times: Cannabis-Friendly Dating Site

In an effort to get that awkward, “do you like to get high?” question out of the way early, one Marin county man has created a stoner’s...
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