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Marijuana will be legal in Michigan on Dec. 6, 2018 – What you need to know

The official certification of the 2018 election results Monday begins a 10-day clock for legal weed in Michigan. But even though the law doesn’t take effect until Dec. 6, prosecutors…

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Bud Briefing: The State Of Marijuana Legalization In North America

When Canada began discussing the possibility of ending marijuana prohibition nationwide, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the move would be less about the economic benefits of legalization and more about…

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With marijuana legal, California flooded with dubious health claims about the drug

Spend a few minutes surfing Twitter and you’re likely to encounter a startling claim that comes without proof:Cannabis cures cancer. The online world is awash with such posts, startling scientists…

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The First marijuana derived drug is on the verge of approval

At 3 months old, Marissa Parsons began having frequent seizures, some lasting a half-hour. For almost two decades, her desperate parents tried drug after drug to treat her rare type…

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New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement

ALBANY — New York moved a significant step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana, as a study commissioned by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will recommend that the state allow adults to…

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Republican Controlled Congress Aims to Protect Medical Marijuana Businesses

Few industries are creating a buzz with investors quite like legal cannabis. According to research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry grew sales by 33% in 2017, to…

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Thank you, Jeff Sessions, for inadvertently kickstarting Congress' effort to legalize marijuana

Good job, Jeff Sessions! It seems the attorney general’s misguided attempts to revive the unpopular and unjust federal war on marijuana may be having the exact opposite effect — prompting…

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Florida judge lifts stay on smokable medical marijuana

Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana are one step closer to being able to smoke it. Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers on Tuesday lifted a stay on her…

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Michigan: Marijuana legalization heads to ballot after legislature declines to take it up

LANSING, MI – Lansing lawmakers did not approve the marijuana legalization ballot initiative by a Tuesday deadline, instead sending the issue to the ballot for voters to decide on. “There’s…

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Gas Pipe owners charged in federal court with selling synthetic marijuana

                The father and daughter who ran The Gas Pipe head shop chain have been charged with conspiracy to sell synthetic marijuana. Gerald “Jerry” Shults and his daughter, Amy Lynn…

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Oregon Senate going own way on medical marijuana dispensaries

                SALEM — Senate and House Democrats remain at odds over a bill placing new limits on Oregon’s medical marijuana program, and now the Senate will forge ahead alone with…

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Medical marijuana not snuffed out yet in Florida

The day after Amendment 2 failed, supporters of medical marijuana began preparing for rounds two and three: Business groups and sympathetic lawmakers plan to push new laws next spring, and…

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BREAKING NEWS: David Bronner CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Soap – Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins

Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins CEO Bets President Can’t Prove His Hemp Plants are Marijuana American Farmers Continue to be Shut Out of Booming Global Industry…

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BREAKING NEWS: David Bronner CEO of Dr. Bronner's Soap – Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins

Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins CEO Bets President Can’t Prove His Hemp Plants are Marijuana American Farmers Continue to be Shut Out of Booming Global Industry…

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Profit Is Allowed Under California Law

In a Recent Letter, the Originator of SB 420 Clarifies that Medical Cannabis Providers Can Make a Profit. There is a widely held miss-perception that businesses in the California medical…

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Candelight Vigil to Commemerate the Death of the Compassionate Use Act in San Diego!

Source: Patient Care Association of California (PCA) When: Wednesday, February 15th  at 4:20pm Where: In Front of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, San Diego Civic Center Plaza, 1200 Third…

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A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs

By Dion Markgraaff The 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference held in downtown Los Angles this past November was the biggest and best meeting of freedom fighters in this epic…

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The U.S. Government has no regard for the People or Freedom of Speech


By Dion Markgraaff The United States President, Barrack Obama, and his administration have launched a new assault on California’s sovereignty and the rights of its citizens. In a top level…

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BREAKING NEWS: San Diego City Council Votes to Repeal Medicinal Marijuana Ordinances

By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey SAN DIEGO – After listening to almost two hours of public commentary, both in favor and against repealing the ordinances that attempted to regulate medicinal marijuana co-ops,…

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Private Prisons are Un-American

By: James Stacy One of the worse things to happen to our freedom is the privatization of our prison system. Prisons are supposed to be a drain on our society…

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