Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen

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Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen | Phillip Smith

Marijuana is now legal in nine states constituting about one-fifth of the US population, and medical marijuana is recognized in a total of 29 states. That means people in those states can possess and use marijuana without fear of criminal prosecutions (if they have a doctor’s recommendation in the medical marijuana-only states). But even in […]

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | Paul Armentano

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […]

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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States

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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate it. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Gardner told […]

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Poll: Supermajority of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana

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Poll: Supermajority of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — More than two-thirds of self-identified Democrats, Republicans, and Independents are in favor of medical cannabis legalization, according to nationwide survey data compiled by the polling firm Fabrizio, Lee, and Associates. The poll reported that 77 percent of likely 2018 voters held favorable opinions toward marijuana medicalization. Among Democrats, 84 percent endorsed medical cannabis legalization. […]

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Start of Canada’s Legal Marijuana Retail Sales Has Been Delayed

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Start of Canada’s Legal Marijuana Retail Sales Has Been Delayed | NORML

OTTAWA — Retailers will be unable to begin legally selling marijuana products to consumers until late summer or early fall, according to Canadian news reports. Lawmakers had initially sought to begin regulating the adult use marijuana market by July 1. In November, members of the House of Commons voted 200 to 82 in favor of Bill C-45 (The Cannabis […]

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California’s Marijuana Farmers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System

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California’s Marijuana Farmers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System | Phillip Smith

The vast majority of California’s marijuana growers have yet to try to move into the state’s new legal regulatory framework, leaving big questions looming around whether they can survive in the brave new world of legal weed, whether a substantial illicit market will remain, and whether that anticipated tax revenue windfall will actually materialize. According […]

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New Federal Bill Aims to Protect Legal Marijuana States and Businesses

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New Federal Bill Aims to Protect Legal Marijuana States and Businesses | Justin Strekal

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced the Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act which would essentially codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo. “To date, eight states have legalized recreational cannabis, and twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia, representing more than half of the American population, have enacted legislation to permit […]

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Federal Judge Hears Legal Arguments In Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Status

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Federal Judge Hears Legal Arguments In Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Status | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — A judge for the Federal District Court in Manhattan heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of federal cannabis prohibition. The 98-page complaint contends that the federal government “does not believe, and upon information and belief never has believed” that cannabis meets the requirements for a Schedule I designation under the Controlled Substances Act. […]

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott Signs Bill Making Marijuana Legal

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott Signs Bill Making Marijuana Legal | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott officially signed a bill into law that makes marijuana legal for adults in Vermont. House Bill 511 eliminates Vermont’s civil penalty for possessing one ounce or less of marijuana and removes penalties for possession of up to two mature marijuana plants and up to four immature plants for […]

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Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Gov. Phil Scott Has Pledged to Sign

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Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Gov. Phil Scott Has Pledged to Sign | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont received final approval on Wednesday from the Vermont Senate and will soon make its way to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott, who vetoed a similar bill in 2017. In December, Gov. Scott indicated that he intends to sign H. 511 into law. House Bill […]

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