GA: Atlanta City Council to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

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GA: Atlanta City Council to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization | NORML

ATLANTA, GA — On Monday, May 15, 2017, the City Council of Atlanta, Georgia will vote on an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana within Atlanta’s City Limits. Under Georgia law, the possession of one ounce or less is an arrestable offense that could result in up to […]

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Illinois General Assembly to Consider Ending Marijuana Prohibition, Regulating and Taxing Marijuana for Adult Use

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Illinois General Assembly to Consider Ending Marijuana Prohibition, Regulating and Taxing Marijuana for Adult Use | Marijuana Policy Project

SPRINGFIELD, IL — State lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would end marijuana prohibition in Illinois and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed for adult use. The Senate bill, SB 316, is sponsored by Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Heather Steans (D-Chicago), while the House version, HB 2353, was presented by Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago). […]

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Lawmakers consider hemp plant extract for treatment in rare childhood disorder

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Lawmakers consider hemp plant extract for treatment in rare childhood disorder
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — For nearly a decade, Brandy Barrett has been fighting for her son Noah's health. More specifically, his healing. “He was born a typical, healthy little baby boy,” said Barrett. But at 6 months old, Noah suffered the first of …
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Eco/Green: Industrial Hemp Key To Jumpstarting Developing Economies
Hemp has the ability to grow in the most nutrient depleted soil, and within a year is able to replenish soil with nutrients that will allow for the growth of crops the next year. Also the hemp can then be used to make threads that can make the mosquito …
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Hemp Supporters To Congress: Legalize It
While many associate hemp with marijuana, the two are quite different. Unlike marijuana, industrial hemp has a low concentration of THC — the chemical component which gives pot its power. With just 0.3 percent THC at its dried weight, hemp is simply …
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