Tag: legalization

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June 30, 2015
06/30/2015
Unregulated Pesticide Use Concerns Cannabis Consumers

Unregulated Pesticide Use Concerns Cannabis Consumers

The problem of unregulated pesticide use could be solved by federal legalization, or possibly even rescheduling. The feds are the ones who dictate which pesticides are safe...
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June 30, 2015
06/30/2015
Oregon Is Celebrating Marijuana Legalization With Free Weed

Oregon Is Celebrating Marijuana Legalization With Free Weed

Not only are people free to smoke weed—the weed is free. As of July 1, new Oregon laws go into effect making it legal for adults ages...
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June 24, 2015
06/24/2015
Complete This Short Survey to Help Cannabis Research

Complete This Short Survey to Help Cannabis Research

More research is coming out to support cannabis every day, as we are also seeing more political support. If one thing is true of research, you can...
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June 24, 2015
06/24/2015
Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

The federal government is chipping in money for a three-year pilot study using sewage samples to determine levels of marijuana use in two Washington cities — research...
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June 23, 2015
06/23/2015
Marriage Equality & Legal Cannabis: Will the U.S. Make It Work?

Marriage Equality & Legal Cannabis: Will the U.S. Make It Work?

The old saying goes “everything changes, nothing changes,” and in some ways the last few years in the United States have proved that human nature is strange...
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June 23, 2015
06/23/2015
National Cannabis Bar Association Unites Attorneys

National Cannabis Bar Association Unites Attorneys

Shabnam Malek founded the National Cannabis Bar Association. The mission of the NCBA is to be, “a specialty bar association dedicated to providing attorneys in the cannabis...
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June 16, 2015
06/16/2015
Skyrocketing Cannabis Use in Children Under 6? Not Quite

Skyrocketing Cannabis Use in Children Under 6? Not Quite

A study recently came out touting an increase in pot use among children under six. What they don’t mention until the fine print further down the page...
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June 15, 2015
06/15/2015
New DEA Chief May Mean the End of the Reefer Madness Era

New DEA Chief May Mean the End of the Reefer Madness Era

This will mark the first newly appointed DEA director in the era of legal weed. Rosenberg is rumored to want to shift the focus of the DEA...
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June 15, 2015
06/15/2015
Cannabis Carnival II Benefit Concert: A Night of Incredible Music

Cannabis Carnival II Benefit Concert: A Night of Incredible Music

The June 30th benefit concert will feature headliners Medeski, Martin & Wood, as well as Everyone Orchestra, Quixotic and Rob Garza from Thievery Corporation.
By: Rae Lland
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June 10, 2015
06/10/2015
NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

The NBA recently made headlines when players made a concerted effort to push the league to legalize medical marijuana. This is hardly the first time that such...
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June 9, 2015
06/09/2015
Jimi Hendrix Is the Next Famous Face of Cannabis Branding

Jimi Hendrix Is the Next Famous Face of Cannabis Branding

Willie Nelson has a pot product line, Snoop (Dogg) Lion has his, and recently Bob Marley joined the list. Now, it would seem Jimi Hendrix is up...
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June 9, 2015
06/09/2015
Buying Legal-Marijuana Stocks: Just Say No?

Buying Legal-Marijuana Stocks: Just Say No?

Marijuana legalization in multiple states has ushered in a variety of companies and funds that are selling shares. Some investors have been playing this market for several...
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June 8, 2015
06/08/2015
How to Discourage Your Child From Using Pot Without Vilifying the Cannabis Plant

How to Discourage Your Child From Using Pot Without Vilifying the Cannabis Plant

Living in one of the first states to legalize recreational cannabis has been an overall great experience, but it does come with some challenges and opportunities.
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May 29, 2015
05/29/2015
U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

A group opposed to pot legalization unveiled proposals on Thursday for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana’s potential as medicine, after three...
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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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