Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director

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Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — The nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced Tuesday it has hired Steve Hawkins to serve as its next executive director. The announcement comes after a months-long candidate search that included several exceptionally qualified candidates. “We are thrilled to welcome Steve Hawkins as the new executive […]

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Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized, Latest Harris Poll Shows

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Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized, Latest Harris Poll Shows | NORML

ROCHESTER, NY — Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled by Harris Insight & Analytics. Among younger respondents (those ages 18 to 44), 68 percent agree that cannabis should be legal. […]

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says | NORML

DENVER, CO — Marijuana use by young people remains largely unchanged since the enactment of a voter-initiated law legalizing the plant’s possession and retail sale to adults, according to data released by the Department of Public Health and Environment. State survey data finds that the percentage of teens acknowledging using cannabis in 2017 was 19 percent, down one […]

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $500 Million in New Annual Revenue

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $ 500 Million in New Annual Revenue | NORML

HARRISBURG, PA — A fiscal report issued by the state’s Auditor General estimates that taxing Pennsylvania’s existing retail cannabis market would yield $ 581 million in new annual revenue. The report estimates that just under 800,000 Pennsylvanians are currently using cannabis. Statewide polling finds that a majority of voters endorse legalizing and regulating its use by adults. “The benefits of regulating […]

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New Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions Statewide

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New Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions Statewide | NORML

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s Attorney General has called on county and municipal prosecutors to suspend marijuana-related prosecutions until early September. In a letter obtained Wednesday by NJ Advance Media, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal wrote that “all municipal prosecutors in New Jersey seek an adjournment until September 4, 2018, or later, of any matter involving a marijuana-related offense pending in […]

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Harris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized

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Harris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized | Paul Armentano

Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled Harris Insight & Analytics. Among younger respondents (those ages 18 to 44), 68 percent agree that cannabis should be legal. Most respondents (57 […]

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Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies

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Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies | Phillip Smith

Even as he defended federal marijuana prohibition, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday conceded that states have the right to pass their own marijuana laws. Sessions, an avowed foe of marijuana legalization, has moved to rescind Obama-era guidance to prosecutors that gave some protection to state-legal marijuana operations, but the reality on the ground […]

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed | Kate Zawidzki

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Some portions of Oklahoma’s voter-approved medical marijuana law have taken effect, while state regulators continue to work to make revisions to the language of the new law. Last Thursday, the penalty-reduction piece of Oklahoma’s medical marijuana initiative became operational. Individuals possessing up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis face a reduced penalty — a misdemeanor […]

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Start Selling Dry Leaf Cannabis

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Start Selling Dry Leaf Cannabis | Paul Armentano

Licensed dispensaries in Pennsylvania are anticipated to begin providing herbal cannabis this week to registered patients, with some dispensaries stocking dry-leaf cannabis as early as Wednesday. RELATED: Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania? Nearly half of all Pennsylvania dispensaries will begin selling medical marijuana in plant form on Aug. 1, with others following […]

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Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania?

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Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania? | TJ Baker

Starting this week, licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsylvania will begin selling dry-leaf herbal cannabis, also known as “flower” or “bud,” in addition to other forms of medical marijuana products already being sold, such as oils, pills and topicals. Nearly half of the dispensaries in the state will begin selling dry leaf cannabis starting Wednesday, August […]

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