Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | Kate Zawidzki

On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority […]

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | NORML

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday on State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. Republican […]

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House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment

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House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — An amendment that would keep the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs was voted “out of order” by the House Rules Committee on Wednesday, preventing the House from including it in its version of the FY 2018 federal budget. The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, introduced by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) […]

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US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana

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US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana | Justin Strekal

On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will have to decide: Will they protect our nation’s over 2 million lawful medical marijuana patients or subject them to the wrath of Attorney General Jeff Sessions? The amendment they will be debating, known as Rohrabacher-Blumenauer, simply prevents the United States Department of Justice from spending any of our […]

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4 | NORML

KANSAS CITY, MO — After more than a year of negotiations with city officials, and countless hours cultivating support for a ballot measure aimed at decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana, members of Kansas City NORML will finally have a chance to hear from voters on the issue. Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Kansas City voters […]

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House | Marijuana Policy Project

AUSTIN, TX — A proposal to reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas received bipartisan approval from the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Monday and will soon be scheduled for a full vote in the House. The measure passed by a vote of 4-2, receiving support from two Democrats and two Republicans. House Bill 81, […]

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Maine Marijuana Legalization Foes Push for Vote Recount at Taxpayer’s Expense

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Maine Marijuana Legalization Foes Push for Vote Recount at Taxpayer’s Expense | Scott Gacek

Opponents to marijuana legalization in Maine really don’t like marijuana and are wagering half a million dollars from the state’s coffers to push for a recount of last week’s legalization vote. On election day, voters in Maine approved Question 1, the Maine Marijuana Legalization Measure, by an unofficial tally of just 4,402 votes, a victorious margin of less […]

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Senate vote may handcuff marijuana legalization effort

Senate vote may handcuff marijuana legalization effort
Lansing — The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to place a hard cap on the 180-day signature collection window for statewide ballot proposals, a move that may snuff out a rule change sought by a pro-marijuana legalization group. The legislation, now …
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Tyson Lowrie: Just legalize marijuana — and sort out the details later
Of all of the promises the Liberals made in the lead-up to last year's election, one would have thought that legalizing marijuana would be an easy one to keep, as it would be pretty easy to do. The basis for marijuana's illegality in Canada is its …
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Revised hemp bill moves toward Senate vote

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Revised hemp bill moves toward Senate vote
Senate Bill 6206 would line up closely with the 2014 Farm Bill, which loosened the federal stance toward hemp and authorized state-supervised hemp “research.” Under SB 6206, WSDA would license hemp farmers, control the seed supply and check …
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2016 could be the year for industrial hemp
National Hemp Association Hemp fiber, pictured here, has an estimated 25,000 applications, but is currently illegal to grow under federal law. In 2015 U.S. consumers bought over $ 500 million in hemp products, buying everything from food, cosmetics …
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The security challenges faced by three Va. hemp-growing universities
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia's agricultural scientists have the green light to study the industrial properties of hemp — but only from seeds that are kept under lock and key and closely monitored under Drug Enforcement Administration standards. A federal …
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Ahead of vote on cannabis clubs, future of pot legalization in DC is shaky

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Ahead of vote on cannabis clubs, future of pot legalization in DC is shaky
On Saturday, council members were privately rounding up support for competing amendments to gut the mayor's ban, potentially sending the city on a first-in-the-nation experiment toward regulating cannabis clubs. Another proposal circulating Saturday …
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High Times Medical Cannabis Cup smokes out San Bernardino
From the vendor booths decorated with marijuana leaves, to the Proposition 215 area where people could smoke if they had a California medical card, to the panels like “How Cannabis Will Save The NFL,” the National Orange Show looked was one gigantic …
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Dad Uses Cannabis Oil To Treat Three Year Old Epileptic Daughter
At first it was difficult to get her doctors on board with cannabis oil as a treatment since, admittedly, they simply didn't know enough about it to prescribe it. Alex mentioned they considered trying the ketogenic diet after the ninth medication …
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