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Colorado: Marijuana Tax Program Will Provide $420,000 In College Scholarships

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:55
By Phillip Smith More than 200 graduating high school students in Colorado’s Pueblo County will head off to college in a few weeks thanks to legal marijuana. The 210 students will receive...

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Will Over Regulation Hinder California Cannabis Cultivators?

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:37
The world is watching as California comes into the main fold this next year with a full adult legalization policy. The enormity of the market, matched with global regional brand recognition, and...

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Michigan: MMFLA Fees Explained

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:30
The state-based fee structure for businesses applying for licensing under the state’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act was explained in some detail during the Licensing Board’s September 12...

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D.C. Councilmember Introduced Improvements To Medical Cannabis Program

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:00
District of Columbia Councilmember David Grosso introduced improvements to the nation’s capitol’s medical cannabis program yesterday, recognizing the power of cannabis to fight the opioid crisis. The...

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Missouri: September Medical Cannabis Campaign Update

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:30
I received the following update from the Missouri medical cannabis campaign: After tallying all of our volunteer signatures from August, I am pleased to report that as of the beginning of the month,...

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New Hampshire Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:01
By Phillip Smith As of noon last Saturday, the possession of small amounts of marijuana is decriminalized in New Hampshire. Now, nowhere is New England will someone caught with a joint or two be...

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Delaware: PTSD Added As A Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:54
I received the following good news out of Delaware yesterday: We are excited to share that Gov. John Carney has signed the Bravery Bill into law, which allows PTSD patients to receive a medical...

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Michigan: Media Coverage Forces Glenn To Drop Marijuana Bill

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:20
Friday was a bad day for Michigan House Rep. Gary Glenn, representing the Midland area. On Thursday he introduced a new bill, HB4965. In the late morning hours on Friday, Shane G. Trejo of...

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Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign Raises Over $250k

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:15
By John Payne As of late last week, we have officially raised more than $250k to place medical cannabis on the Missouri ballot in 2018! Because we hit that benchmark, we received $100k from Drug...

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Full Video Of Michigan Licensing Board Meeting Now Available

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 13:33
All major news outlets in Michigan have covered the controversial effort to shut down all testing facilities, processors, cultivation centers and dispensaries in the state, which was announced during...

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German Drug Czar Does Not Appreciate American Cannabis Activists

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 20:39
Marlene Mortler, the Drug Czar of Germany, sounds like she has taken a cue from the garbled logic of US Drug Enforcement Administration and Kevin Sabet of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, a man I think...

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California Senator Kamala Harris Contends The War On Drugs Is In The Past

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:51
California’s new rising star U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, former Attorney General from California and a rising star in the Democratic Party, continues to imply that the war on drugs is over, and...

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Santa Fe Mayor To Introduce Resolution To Establish A Municipal Drug Strategy Task Force

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:45
Tonight at the Santa Fe City Council meeting, the Mayor of Santa Fe, Javier M. Gonzales, will introduce a resolution establishing a Municipal Drug Strategy Task Force charged with recommending...

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Michigan Patients And The Intended Consequence Of Action

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:15
During a controversial meeting of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Board on August 21, a proposal was made to order the closure of all businesses handling cannabis in the state of Michigan....

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Funeral March Planned To Demand Government Action On Overdose Awareness Day

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 13:43
On August 31st, International Overdose Awareness Day, overdose prevention advocates will unite in their grief to demand more action from local and State government to decrease drug overdose deaths....

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Connecticut: End The Budget Stalemate – Tax And Regulate Cannabis

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 13:45
I received the following alert out of Connecticut. If you live in Connecticut, do your part: As fall approaches, Connecticut lawmakers are still struggling to reach a budget compromise. In May, both...

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WSLCB: Its High Time for Homegrow

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 03:51
As each State goes through its legalization aches and pains Washington State is the only one that has not legalized homegrows. Originally slated for September 6th in Olympia but rescheduled to the...

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Tennessee Has Organized A Medical Marijuana Committee

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:45
Tennessee is one of several states in America that has passed a CBD-specific cannabis law. CBD-specific cannabis laws are largely non-beneficial to most medical cannabis patients, and...

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What Is A Cannabis ‘Tarantula Joint’?

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:03
I have smoked a lot of joints over the course of the last 25 years. It is, and always will be, one of my favorite ways to consume cannabis. I don’t consume as many of them as I used to since I...

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Seattle Hempfest 2017: 3 Days of Peace For 26 Years

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 13:42
This year MSM seemed not to pay attention to Seattle Hempfest as if it’s not prevalent or inconsequential, but I assure you, this is not the case. While thousands peacefully smoke their...

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