AG Jeff Sessions Wants to Prosecute Medical Marijuana Providers

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WASHINGTON, DC — The first shots in the Trump Administration‘s War on Marijuana have been fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions — who believes that marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin and claims that “good people don’t smoke marijuana” — has reportedly asked congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been […]

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Maine Governor Wants to ‘Get Rid’ of Medical Marijuana Program

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Maine Governor Wants to ‘Get Rid’ of Medical Marijuana Program | Scott Gacek

Maine’s Republican Governor Paul LePage has never been a fan of marijuana reform, and on Thursday he suggested that the state’s medical marijuana program should be eliminated now that voters have approved legalizing recreational marijuana. Speaking on the Portland’s WGAN on Thursday, LePage called for the end of the state’s medical marijuana program once recreational ma. In November, Maine […]

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Wants Public Input on Medical Marijuana Application Process

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HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today encouraged individuals interested in applying for a medical marijuana grower/processor and/or dispensary permit to complete a brief survey on the department’s website. “One of our primary focuses as we continue to develop this program is to make sure that patients with serious medical conditions have access […]

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Nevada Lawmaker Wants Recreational Marijuana Sales to Start ASAP

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Nevada Lawmaker Wants Recreational Marijuana Sales to Start ASAP | Scott Gacek

LAS VEGAS, NV — Voters in Nevada legalized marijuana on election day by passing Question 2,  allowing adults 21 and older to possess limited amounts of marijuana starting January 1, 2017. But under the measure, a state regulated recreational cannabis market wouldn’t open until 2018, giving state officials time to craft the rules and regulations to […]

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Arizona Prosecutor Wants Trump to “End the Charade” of Marijuana Legalization

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Arizona Prosecutor Wants Trump to “End the Charade” of Marijuana Legalization | Scott Gacek

PHOENIX, AZ — Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, a prominent Republican who helped lead the opposition to a failed ballot measure that would have legalizde marijuana in Arizona, said this week that he expects the Trump Administration to crack down on medical marijuana laws nationwide and to “end the charade” of marijuana legalization in the states […]

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This Cannabis Subscription Box Wants to Give You the Munchies

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This Cannabis Subscription Box Wants to Give You the Munchies
The subscription-based box trend shows no sign of waning and a new iteration — featuring pot-laced edibles — might be the most niche of all. Sacramento-based startup Nug Run has announced a "curated approach on the cannabis experience" with its …
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Medicinal cannabis group registered as charity
An organisation looking to fundraise for New Zealand's medical cannabis users has become a registered charity. Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand (MCANZ) launched this week with the goals of raising awareness and advocating for the treatment, …
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Marijuana Legalization: Elizabeth Warren Wants CDC To Study How Legal Weed

Marijuana Legalization: Elizabeth Warren Wants CDC To Study How Legal Weed
As reported by the Washington Post, the Massachusetts lawmaker wrote a letter to Tom Friedan, the head of the CDC, requesting the agency to examine how both recreational and medical marijuana legalization would affect the number of opioid overdose …
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Vermont Governor's Statement On Senate Committee Passage Of Marijuana
vermont marijuana decriminalization There are half a dozen states that have a shot at legalizing recreational marijuana via citizen initiative in 2016 in my opinion – California, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan, Maine, and Massachusetts. There are also …
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Michigan Wants Cannabis Taxes Over Higher Sales Tax and Mississippi Tries to

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Michigan Wants Cannabis Taxes Over Higher Sales Tax and Mississippi Tries to
Technically, cannabis has already been decriminalized in Alaska for private, personal use for years. The language of the new bill provides a legal defense in court for those who may prosecuted for possession, but also creates penalties for minors, as …
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'High There' : Dating app for cannabis users
Despite the medicinal usage of cannabis being legal in 23 states as of 2015, the stigma and taboo associated with its use is still alive and well. But thanks to a new Tinder-style dating app, you can find others who share your hobby with the simple …
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Berkeley Tells African-American Cannabis Collective to Shut Down
But the decision, which came almost four years after Berkeley officials first told its co-founder, Chris Smith, that his cannabis collective was operating illegally, may not be the last word on the operation. Lee Hepner, Smith's attorney, said before …
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Cumbrian woman hid cannabis in loft for drug dealer
They conducted a search of the premises, and quickly found evidence that linked her to the cannabis trade – including clear plastic snap bags, digital scales in the kitchen, and two pieces of paper which appeared to be a debtors' list with names …
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