Tag: legalization

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April 14, 2015
04/14/2015
Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote

Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote

A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other...
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April 13, 2015
04/13/2015
When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

As a parent and cannabis supporter, the following question has been put to me by various people: what is the appropriate age to have a talk with...
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April 1, 2015
04/01/2015
Reefer in Rome? It Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

Reefer in Rome? It Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

An effort to legalize marijuana is getting underway in the Italian parliament, with some 60 lawmakers having signed onto a motion to do just that by the...
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April 1, 2015
04/01/2015
Proposed Pot-Plant Limits Spark Outcry From Medical Marijuana Supporters in Oregon

Proposed Pot-Plant Limits Spark Outcry From Medical Marijuana Supporters in Oregon

Defiant medical marijuana supporters urged lawmakers Monday not to set new limits on their growing operations when recreational pot sales open next year. Patients and growers flocked...
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Gov. Chris Christie and His Prohibition Proclivity

Gov. Chris Christie and His Prohibition Proclivity

New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 Presidential candidate, Chris Christie, recently took some air time to throw cannabis under the proverbial bus and take shots at the...
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

Racism Persists Even With Changing Attitudes About Cannabis

A shocking example of this comes in form of the arrest and subsequent abuse of business woman Kam Brock — a black woman who was pulled over...
By: Rae Lland
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March 30, 2015
03/30/2015
Why Not Try Medical Marijuana for Pets?

Why Not Try Medical Marijuana for Pets?

Last week, Nevada state Senator Tick Segerblom introduced a bill in the Nevada legislature that would allow pets to use medical marijuana.
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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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