Tag: legalization

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March 27, 2015
03/27/2015
D.C. Is About to Host the Nation’s Biggest, Legal, Marijuana Giveaway

D.C. Is About to Host the Nation’s Biggest, Legal, Marijuana Giveaway

The District is about to witness a massive, public drug deal on Thursday — and for those involved, it will be quite a bargain. Over 800 people...
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March 26, 2015
03/26/2015
Report: Racial Disparities in Arrests Persist With Legal Pot

Report: Racial Disparities in Arrests Persist With Legal Pot

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado hasn’t solved the racial disparities in enforcement that drug-policy reformers had hoped to end, with blacks still far more likely than...
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March 25, 2015
03/25/2015
Pre-Employment Drug Screens Stigmatize Stoners Even in Legal States

Pre-Employment Drug Screens Stigmatize Stoners Even in Legal States

I decided to peruse Craigslist and see what types of jobs require pre-employment drug screening. Keep in mind, I live in Washington with legal weed.
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March 23, 2015
03/23/2015
Cannabis Tax Revenue Used to Build Schools in Colorado

Cannabis Tax Revenue Used to Build Schools in Colorado

In Colorado cannabis users are helping to fund construction on public schools, buying new roofs, boilers and security upgrades. How? By smoking weed of course.
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March 18, 2015
03/18/2015
Bill Maher Champions Legal Weed On Real Time

Bill Maher Champions Legal Weed On Real Time

Maher said the generic, canned justification politicians give about their pot past is to claim that they were just young and stupid; a silly child who learned...
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March 17, 2015
03/17/2015
Stoned Rabbits: The DEA’s Latest Fear Mongering Tactic

Stoned Rabbits: The DEA’s Latest Fear Mongering Tactic

Fairbanks actually said that he feared passage of the Utah legalization bill would lead to an epidemic of stoned rabbits.
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March 17, 2015
03/17/2015
Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question

Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question

When someone asks me whether I’d rather my children use pot or alcohol, after sifting through all the studies and all the data, the immediate answer, of...
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

This Saturday, March 21st, Green Labs will be hosting a Beer and Cannabis Pairing class, combining one booming Colorado industry with another.
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Senator Booker’s Drug Reform Argument Touts Reason Over Morality

Senator Booker’s Drug Reform Argument Touts Reason Over Morality

Democratic New Jersey Senator, Cory Booker, recently gave an interview wherein he laid out some very logical, rational reasons to reform our national drug policy and incarceration...
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Michigan Hopes to Legalize Recreational Weed in 2016

Michigan Hopes to Legalize Recreational Weed in 2016

While Michigan lawmakers continue to lock horns in the legislature over proposed changes to repair the state’s crippled medical marijuana program, an organization fighting for total reform...
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March 12, 2015
03/12/2015
Wasserman Schultz: Cannabis Two-Face

Wasserman Schultz: Cannabis Two-Face

Florida Congresswoman and Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, has found herself in a bit of political discomfort after she allegedly offered her support...
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March 10, 2015
03/10/2015
D.C. Man Asks Police for His Weed Back, and Gets It

D.C. Man Asks Police for His Weed Back, and Gets It

A man walks into a police station and asks for his weed back — this sounds like the beginning of a joke, but recently in Washington D.C....
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
Ben & Jerry on Board With Cannabis Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry on Board With Cannabis Ice Cream

In a recent interview, the two fun loving ice cream icons revealed that they would totally be up for making cannabis infused ice cream in the areas...
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
Lawsuit Officially Filed Against Colorado for Legal Cannabis

Lawsuit Officially Filed Against Colorado for Legal Cannabis

Among those who filed the lawsuit are six Colorado sheriffs, four Nebraska sheriffs as well as two county attorneys from Nebraska and Kansas.
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
New Uruguay President Postpones a Key Step in Jose Mujica’s Marijuana Legalization Law

New Uruguay President Postpones a Key Step in Jose Mujica’s Marijuana Legalization Law

Uruguay’s new president has pledged to continue the marijuana legalization policies left by his predecessor, but has also decided to postpone the implementation of public sales of...
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March 9, 2015
03/09/2015
7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

7 Stunning Figures That Sum Up Colorado’s Marijuana Market

A new report from the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division helps to shed some light on the success and failures of the marijuana market in Colorado following its...
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March 6, 2015
03/06/2015
Rhode Island Considers Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Rhode Island Considers Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Rhode Island state lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would end marijuana prohibition and establish a system to regulate and tax the weed. “Marijuana prohibition is an ineffective...
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March 5, 2015
03/05/2015
MPP Urges Boycott of Holiday Inn Due to Anti-Legalization Sentiments

MPP Urges Boycott of Holiday Inn Due to Anti-Legalization Sentiments

A company that owns a Holiday Inn in Frisco, CO, filed a lawsuit aimed at no less than shutting down the state’s recreational, regulated cannabis system.
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March 4, 2015
03/04/2015
Texas Lawmaker Files Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Texas Lawmaker Files Bill to Legalize Marijuana

In Texas, a conservative lawmaker filed a bill to completely deregulate marijuana in the Lone Star State Monday, proposing to strike any mention of the psychoactive plant...
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March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
Girl Scouts of America Go After the ‘Girl Scout Cookies’ Strain for Infringement

Girl Scouts of America Go After the ‘Girl Scout Cookies’ Strain for Infringement

Earlier this week I was talking with one of my close budtenders when she mentioned that a representative of the Girl Scouts of the USA chapter, Girl...
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