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Cannabis Movement plans a “Freedom Festival”
Speakers will talk about benefits they experienced from using medicinal cannabis when Buffalo Cannabis Movement holds a Freedom Festival in the Hoyt Lake area of Delaware Park from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The program also will highlight the problems …
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Letter: Legalize medical cannabis in Iowa
I completely agree with The Gazette's April 8 editorial “Don't delay expansion of medical cannabis” favoring the legalization of medical cannabis. As well as lessening the pains and suffering from cancers and epileptic seizures, I'm betting it will be …
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Cannabis Rally Held In Scranton
(WBRE/WYOU) LACKAWANNA COUNTY – At the same time that the medical marijuana bill was being signed, local cannabis advocates were gathering for a rally in Lackawanna County. Supporters of the bill held a cannabis rally which featured live music, …
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Hemp: marijuana's cousin, the plant with '2500 uses'
Omaha entrepreneur John Lupien is pictured with a bundle unprocessed hemp stalks (bottom) and the more refined bast fiber (top), both sitting on an early prototype of a "decorticator" machine that strips out the fibers and inner core of a hemp stalk …
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NDLEA parades over 135 drug dealers with 160 bags of Indian hemp
The drug sellers were apprehended on Monday with no fewer than 160 bags of Indian hemp. The state commander of the agency, Frank Hannachor disclosed that operatives of the agency responded to information from insiders of the two communities of …
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Forum editorial: ND hemp will make history
North Dakota, which has one of the most diversified crop bases in the nation, will further diversify this spring with the introduction of an industrial hemp crop on small acreages managed by five growers. It's a first for the state, and it's historic …
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Hemp Makes Landmark Strides In White Plume Case, Market Growth And
industrial hemp farming bill obama The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp have announced the dates for the 7th annual Hemp History Week, to be held June 6-12, 2016. This year promises to be an historic time in the movement to legalize …
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Tennessee lawmaker says growing hemp will get easier
Tennessee legislator Jeremy Faison is working to make Tennessee a hemp state. He has two bills in the works that he said would make it easier for Tennessee farmers to access seeds, and sell their product. The first, HB2032, would allow Tennessee to …
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City's hemp company deal paused
The federal Food and Drug Administration is tightening its oversight of the hemp oil industry and that prompted City Council to approve a four-month “timeout” in its agreement with CBD Biosciences, the new hemp oil venture that is occupying the old …
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Hemp industry to get down to business at weekend expo
Movers and shakers in the hemp industry will drive home the versatility of the plant, make pitches to investors and display a multitude of wares to consumers – all while pounding home the mantra that hemp isn't pot, it won't get you high, but it could …
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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part Two
Two centuries ago there were over 100 water-powered mills for processing hemp fiber in Lancaster County alone, with more throughout the state. Industrial hemp dominated Pennsylvania's agricultural landscape so much so that Hempfield Township was …
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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part One
The Hemp Industry Association reports that total retail value of hemp products nationwide now is estimated at over $ 600 Million in 2014, with uses that range from food to body care products to clothing, auto parts, building materials and various other …
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Weed Legalization 2016: New Political Party Legal Marijuana Now Nebraska Backs
Cannabis A cannabis plant is pictured at a "Weed the People" event celebrating the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Portland, Oregon, July 3, 2015. Marijuana legalization supporters are attempting to form a political party in Nebraska.
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What A Trump Presidency Would Mean for Marijuana Law Reform: Worry
Last night's string of electoral primary victories for Republican candidate Donald Trump could go down as a pivotal point in US history. Like the 2000 Republican primaries that gave us George W. Bush, and his subsequent invasion of Iraq, the …
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Marijuana Legalization 2016 In California: Cannabis Oil Plant Proposed At
The company, which would sell the oil wholesale to dispensaries, would also bring 100 full-time jobs — a figure that could double should California make recreational pot use legal this year. Coalinga, a town that historically relied on crude oil and …
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Senate backers of medical marijuana cite flaws in Pa. House bill
Senate backers of medical marijuana cite flaws in Pa. House bill. Some Senate backers of medical marijuana legalization are raising the possibility of a delay in getting the drug into the hands of Pennsylvania patients suffering from conditions like …
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Legal marijuana is finally doing what the drug war couldn't
Legal marijuana may be doing at least one thing that a decades-long drug war couldn't: taking a bite out of Mexican drug cartels' profits. The latest data from the U.S. Border Patrol shows that last year, marijuana seizures along the southwest border …
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Medical marijuana overdue, recreational legalization next
The move to legalize medical marijuana will make Pennsylvania the 24th state in the union to do so, but getting to this point was no simple feat. The journey to medical marijuana legalization was one that required patients and their families to take …
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How to Invest in Marijuana Legalization
It's that profit, as well as the growing legalization of marijuana for recreational use, that has caused Medicine Man and other marijuana cultivation facilities and retail shops to spring up in this Denver neighborhood – so much so, in fact, that …
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Another marijuana legalization ballot proposal snuffed by Ohio AG
Another marijuana legalization ballot bid was tossed by Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday. DeWine rejected what he said was faulty ballot language for the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Amendment. The proposal was submitted March 10 …
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Marijuana Legalization and the 2016 Presidential Election
Bernie Sanders holds the most progressive marijuana position, favoring full legalization, but none of the three candidates who remain most viable appear to present a threat to the continued success of the legalization movement. Even before getting to …
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After 80 years of being banned, hemp takes root in American soil again
It has been eight decades since U.S. drug laws made growing hemp in American soil illegal. Today barely 1% of Americans are farming hemp. Before it was prohibited in 1937, that number was 30% and our hemp was considered among the best in the world.
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Dan Viets, attorney and Chairman of the Board of Show Me Cannabis Regulation talks about the current status of legalization efforts in Missouri at his home in Columbia, Mo., on January 29, 2014. If the Show Me Cannabis petitions prove successful, Missouri voters could see marijuana legalization on the Nov. 2014 ballot. (Ian Arnold / KOMU 8 News)

Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Marijuana
No matter how the 2016 election pans out, the marijuana legalization movement appears to be in a good shape. After Florida Sen. Marco Rubio dropped out of the race on Tuesday, the presidential field became unanimously supportive of the right of states …
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Mass. should not legalize marijuana
This November, voters in Massachusetts will be asked whether to legalize marijuana. Our state has already decriminalized the drug for personal use, and we've made it legally available for medical use. The question before us now is whether marijuana …
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Meet the Man Who Hopes To Stop Marijuana Legalization in California
Morgan sat down with Reason TV's Zach Weissmueller to talk about his initiative, the Safe and Drug-Free Community Act, which aims to keep commercial marijuana illegal and to more heavily regulate the state's marijuana laws. Topics discussed in this …
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