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Michigan: Medical Marijuana Business Application Info Released By LARA

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:26
Just days ahead of her appearance at the MICBD Conference in Ann Arbor, the Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has authorized the release of new information regarding the...

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Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign: Harper’s Story

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:53
I received the following message from the New Approach Missouri medical cannabis campaign: Hello, my name is Candace. I am writing today to urge you on behalf of my son Harper to support New Approach...

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Congressman Blumenauer Testifies In Support Of Cannabis As An Alternative To Opioids

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:36
Americans use opioids at an alarming rate. It is estimated that Americans consume 80% of the world’s opioids, despite only making up roughly 5% of the world’s population. The National...

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Legalization Supporting Mayoral Candidate Went “Homeless” in NYC

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 18:11
I didn’t know what to expect when interviewing New York City mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin. Some third-party candidates can be very eccentric and New York has had it’s fair share; it is...

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What Are The N.J. Gubernatorial Candidates’ Views On Marijuana Policy?

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:45
The outcome of the Governor’s race in New Jersey is going to be very important for legalization efforts in New Jersey, and with it, momentum for reform efforts in the rest of the nation. Below...

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Rhode Island: NCIA Hosts Cannabis Caucus Event For Industry Entrepreneurs

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:45
As the cannabis industry begins to wrap up 2017, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host a Northeast Cannabis Caucus on Tuesday, October 10, in...

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Kentucky: Republican Senate Caucus Chairman Proposes Legalization

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:18
I received the following alert out of Kentucky today: Kentucky’s lack of progress on marijuana policy reform has been frustrating, but it appears that the tide may finally be turning. Last...

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Missouri: Support Jeff Mizanskey’s Team

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:30
Jeff Mizanskey served over two decades in prison in Missouri after he was sentenced to life in prison for cannabis only offenses. Fortunately, Jeff has been out for awhile now, and has been a...

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Michigan: MMFLA News And Update

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:51
Information is developing weekly in the quest to build Michigan’s new medical marijuana business program. In a press release issued yesterday the Michigan Department of Licensing and...

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What If Washington Regulated Homegrows Like Medical?

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:00
On October 4th, 2017, the Washington State Liquor and Control Board (WSLCB) held a public forum for an hour and 27 minutes, to hear the public’s testimony on cannabis homegrow regulation. 31...

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Amid Controversy, Marijuana Conference Brings LARA Director And House Rep To

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 04:15
Two of the most influential people shaping the future of medical marijuana distribution in Michigan will share a stage during the MICBD Conference on October 15 at the Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor....

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AFROPUNK And The Drug Policy Alliance Join Forces In Atlanta

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 03:46
The Drug Policy Alliance and AFROPUNK have teamed up this year to collectively unite our voices and say, “No More Drug War!” AFROPUNK’s Atlanta festival will be taking place the...

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Leading Drug Policy Reformers To Be Honored At International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 01:07
Leading advocates for drug policy reform will be honored at an awards ceremony on Saturday, October 14 at the biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Atlanta. The conference is being...

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New FBI Report Shows Drug Arrests Increased In 2016

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 19:27
According to the FBI’s latest Uniform Crime Report released today, law enforcement agencies in the US made more than 1.57 million arrests for drug law violations in 2016, a 5.63% increase over the...

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Drug Policy Alliance To Host 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 04:19
How will the Trump Administration impact drug policies in America? What will happen with states that have legalized marijuana and those that are considering similar policies? What can be done to...

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Washington State Should Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 23:20
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board have announced a date to hear from the public in regards to homegrows and in that email, they pose three options they are considering. Three...

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Minnesota: Public Hearing Next Week On Expanding Medical Marijuana Conditions

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 16:45
I received the following alert out of Minnesota: This is a reminder that the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program will be holding its second New Condition Review Panel Meeting on Tuesday, September 26,...

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Former Republican Senator Joins The Marijuana Policy Project

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 16:03
By Phillip Smith Former Republican US senator from New York Alphonse D’Amato will be a lobbyist for the Marijuana Policy Project, the New York Daily News reported last week. The marijuana law...

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Canadian Cannabis Now Flowing Legally Into Germany

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:30
The Land of Ideas (Germany), is getting a creative boost – legal cannabis from overseas. Canadian cannabis colossus Aurora, based in Alberta, announced their first shipment of the medicine to...

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Michigan Cannabis Legalization Campaign In Desperate Need Of Donations

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:30
I received the following urgent message from the 2018 Michigan cannabis legalization campaign: Don’t be surprised if the Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol shuts down a few days after you...

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