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August 19, 2018
This Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize MarijuanaThis Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize MarijuanaThis Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana
Phillip Smith | August 19, 2018 North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Monday that amarijuana legalization initiativesponsored by the grassroots groupLegalize NDhas qualified for the Novemb ...
Phillip Smith | August 19, 2018 North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Monday that amarijuana legalization initiativesponsored by the grassroots groupLegalize NDhas qual ...
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August 14, 2018
Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive DirectorMarijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive DirectorMarijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director
Marijuana Policy Project | August 14, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC The nations largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced Tuesday it has hired Steve ...
Marijuana Policy Project | August 14, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC The nations largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced Tuesday ...
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August 13, 2018
Study: Use of CBD Products for Health Becoming WidespreadStudy: Use of CBD Products for Health Becoming WidespreadStudy: Use of CBD Products for Health Becoming Widespread
NORML | August 13, 2018 SAN DIEGO, CA The use of cannabidiol (CBD) products for the treatment of either a specific health condition or for general well-being is becoming prevalent among the general publ ...
NORML | August 13, 2018 SAN DIEGO, CA The use of cannabidiol (CBD) products for the treatment of either a specific health condition or for general well-being is becoming prevalent am ...
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August 10, 2018
Study: Medical Cannabis Access Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace FatalitiesStudy: Medical Cannabis Access Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace...Study: Medical Cannabis Access Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace Fatalities
Paul Armentano | August 10, 2018 Medical cannabis access programs are associated with year-over-year declines in fatal workplace accidents, according todatapublished online ahead of print inThe Internat ...
Paul Armentano | August 10, 2018 Medical cannabis access programs are associated with year-over-year declines in fatal workplace accidents, according todatapublished online ahead of ...
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August 10, 2018
After Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the SameAfter Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the SameAfter Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the Same
Think of the Planet 13 Superstore as a theme park for marijuana. That's certainly what it sounds like when David Farris, Planet 13's Director of Marketing, describes the still-under-construction Las Vegas ...
Think of the Planet 13 Superstore as a theme park for marijuana. That's certainly what it sounds like when David Farris, Planet 13's Director of Marketing, describes the still-under-co ...
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August 03, 2018
George Jung, the Inspiration Behind 'Blow,' Says Prison Saved His LifeGeorge Jung, the Inspiration Behind 'Blow,' Says Prison Saved His LifeGeorge Jung, the Inspiration Behind 'Blow,' Says Prison Saved His Life
I first heard about George Jung in the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the late 1990s. He was in the feds serving his own 22 year sentence, parallel to mine, and the book about his cocaine escapades with Pab ...
I first heard about George Jung in the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the late 1990s. He was in the feds serving his own 22 year sentence, parallel to mine, and the book about his cocain ...
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August 01, 2018
Massachusetts Is Open for Weed Business and Some Residents Aren't ReadyMassachusetts Is Open for Weed Business and Some Residents Aren't R...Massachusetts Is Open for Weed Business and Some Residents Aren't Ready
In 2016, the state of Massachusetts voted to legalize recreational marijuana, opening up the flood gates for entrepreneurs to start looking for spaces to open up shop. But the historically working class n ...
In 2016, the state of Massachusetts voted to legalize recreational marijuana, opening up the flood gates for entrepreneurs to start looking for spaces to open up shop. But the historic ...
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August 01, 2018
How to Beat a Drug Test, According to ExpertsHow to Beat a Drug Test, According to ExpertsHow to Beat a Drug Test, According to Experts
I like to consider myself a pro on beating drug tests because Ive passed numerouseven some close callswhile on probation, in prison, and on parole. I would have only tested positive for weed, but a dirty ...
I like to consider myself a pro on beating drug tests because Ive passed numerouseven some close callswhile on probation, in prison, and on parole. I would have only tested positive fo ...
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August 01, 2018
Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania?Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania?Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania?
Cannabis flower on display at a California medical marijuana dispensary. (Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance) TJ Baker | August 1, 2018 Starting this week, licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsy ...
Cannabis flower on display at a California medical marijuana dispensary. (Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance) TJ Baker | August 1, 2018 Starting this week, licensed medical marijuana di ...
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July 31, 2018
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations ProposedOklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problemat...Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed
Kate Zawidzki | July 31, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Some portions of Oklahomas voter-approved medical marijuana law have taken effect, while state regulators continue to work to make revisions to the langu ...
Kate Zawidzki | July 31, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Some portions of Oklahomas voter-approved medical marijuana law have taken effect, while state regulators continue to work to make re ...
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July 31, 2018
Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Poli...Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Thei...Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies
Phillip Smith | July 31, 2018 Even as he defended federal marijuana prohibition, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday conceded that states have the right to pass their own marijuana laws. Ses ...
Phillip Smith | July 31, 2018 Even as he defended federal marijuana prohibition, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday conceded that states have the right to pass their own ...
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July 30, 2018
Harris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana LegalizedHarris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana LegalizedHarris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized
Paul Armentano | July 30, 2018 Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana should be legalized for medical use, and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of ...
Paul Armentano | July 30, 2018 Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana should be legalized for medical use, and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for an ...
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July 29, 2018
New Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions StatewideNew Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions StatewideNew Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions Statewide
NORML | July 29, 2018 TRENTON, NJ New Jerseys Attorney General has called on county and municipal prosecutors tosuspendmarijuana-related prosecutions until early September. In a letter obtained Wednesd ...
NORML | July 29, 2018 TRENTON, NJ New Jerseys Attorney General has called on county and municipal prosecutors tosuspendmarijuana-related prosecutions until early September. In a let ...
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July 29, 2018
Cannabis-Infused Tea Mitigates Chronic Pain Symptoms, Study FindsCannabis-Infused Tea Mitigates Chronic Pain Symptoms, Study FindsCannabis-Infused Tea Mitigates Chronic Pain Symptoms, Study Finds
NORML | July 29, 2018 PISA, ITALY The long-term use of a cannabis-infused decoction is effective at reducing pain intensity and mitigating anxiety and depression in patients with chronic pain, accordin ...
NORML | July 29, 2018 PISA, ITALY The long-term use of a cannabis-infused decoction is effective at reducing pain intensity and mitigating anxiety and depression in patients with ch ...
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July 26, 2018
New Jersey Suspends All Pot Prosecutions - At Least Until FallNew Jersey Suspends All Pot Prosecutions - At Least Until FallNew Jersey Suspends All Pot Prosecutions - At Least Until Fall
Phillip Smith | July 26, 2018 TRENTON, NJ State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has shaken up New Jerseys marijuana politics with an announcement Tuesday that he has ordered county and municipal prosecu ...
Phillip Smith | July 26, 2018 TRENTON, NJ State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has shaken up New Jerseys marijuana politics with an announcement Tuesday that he has ordered county a ...
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July 26, 2018
Weed Legalization Is Tearing This Neighborhood ApartWeed Legalization Is Tearing This Neighborhood ApartWeed Legalization Is Tearing This Neighborhood Apart
Benjamin Virga was in trouble and he knew it. The Boston businessman had submitted an application to open a high-end weed dispensary in the citys Dorchester neighborhood, the largest and among the most di ...
Benjamin Virga was in trouble and he knew it. The Boston businessman had submitted an application to open a high-end weed dispensary in the citys Dorchester neighborhood, the largest a ...
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July 26, 2018
There’s a Surprising Obstacle to Legalizing Marijuana in New JerseyThere’s a Surprising Obstacle to Legalizing Marijuana in New JerseyThere’s a Surprising Obstacle to Legalizing Marijuana in New Jersey
Ronald Rice (NJSenDems via Youtube) Phillip Smith | July 26, 2018 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) campaigned on, among other things, a promise to legalize marijuana in his first 100 days in office. That ...
Ronald Rice (NJSenDems via Youtube) Phillip Smith | July 26, 2018 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) campaigned on, among other things, a promise to legalize marijuana in his first 100 d ...
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July 26, 2018
Kentucky Cannabis Activists Schedule Educational Forum in HendersonKentucky Cannabis Activists Schedule Educational Forum in HendersonKentucky Cannabis Activists Schedule Educational Forum in Henderson
Matthew Bratcher | July 26, 2018 There will be an educational forum on the benefits that medicinal cannabis has to offer to Kentucky and its citizens. Featuring support from state cannabis activists inc ...
Matthew Bratcher | July 26, 2018 There will be an educational forum on the benefits that medicinal cannabis has to offer to Kentucky and its citizens. Featuring support from state ca ...
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July 25, 2018
Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize Weed?Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize W...Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize Weed?
Phillip Smith | July 25, 2018 Acknowledging that his previous opposition to marijuana legalization was being undercut by popular opinion and the spread of legalization in nearby states such as Maine, Ma ...
Phillip Smith | July 25, 2018 Acknowledging that his previous opposition to marijuana legalization was being undercut by popular opinion and the spread of legalization in nearby stat ...
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July 25, 2018
New Federal Legislation to Quantify the Health and Economic Impacts of Regulated MarijuanaNew Federal Legislation to Quantify the Health and Economic Impacts...New Federal Legislation to Quantify the Health and Economic Impacts of Regulated Marijuana
The United States Capitol in Washington, DC (Wikimedia/David Maiolo) NORML | July 25, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) led a group of bipartisan lawmakers in in ...
The United States Capitol in Washington, DC (Wikimedia/David Maiolo) NORML | July 25, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) led a group of bipart ...
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July 24, 2018
Marijuana Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates, Study FindsMarijuana Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rat...Marijuana Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates, Study Finds
NORML | July 24, 2018 PULLMAN, WA The enactment of state laws regulating adult marijuana use is associated with an increase in crime clearance rates, according todatapublished in the journalPolice Quart ...
NORML | July 24, 2018 PULLMAN, WA The enactment of state laws regulating adult marijuana use is associated with an increase in crime clearance rates, according todatapublished in the ...
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July 23, 2018
What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Drug Test for Work?What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Drug Test for Work?What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Drug Test for Work?
Earlier this summer Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana. That decision followed nine other states, plus Washington D.C., legalizing recreational use of marijuana for any reason. C ...
Earlier this summer Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana. That decision followed nine other states, plus Washington D.C., legalizing recreational use of marijua ...
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July 17, 2018
New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana DispensariesNew Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana DispensariesNew Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
TJ Baker | July 17, 2018 TRENTON, NJ The New Jersey Department of Health announced on Monday that itwill begin accepting applicationsfor six additional businesses to grow, process, and sell medical mar ...
TJ Baker | July 17, 2018 TRENTON, NJ The New Jersey Department of Health announced on Monday that itwill begin accepting applicationsfor six additional businesses to grow, process, ...
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July 15, 2018
CBD-Infused Products Are Often Mislabeled, Study FindsCBD-Infused Products Are Often Mislabeled, Study FindsCBD-Infused Products Are Often Mislabeled, Study Finds
(file photo) NORML | July 15, 2018 BRESCIA, ITALY CBD-based oil preparations sold commercially in Europe are often mislabeled with regard to their potency and ingredients, according to findings publishe ...
(file photo) NORML | July 15, 2018 BRESCIA, ITALY CBD-based oil preparations sold commercially in Europe are often mislabeled with regard to their potency and ingredients, according ...
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July 15, 2018
North Dakota Could Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in NovemberNorth Dakota Could Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in NovemberNorth Dakota Could Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November
NORML | July 15, 2018 BISMARK, ND Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota on Mondayturned innearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of States ...
NORML | July 15, 2018 BISMARK, ND Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota on Mondayturned innearly 19,000 signatures to the ...
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July 14, 2018
More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever BeforeMore Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever BeforeMore Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before
(Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance) NORML | July 14, 2018 Older Americans are using cannabis more frequently than ever before, according to a review of demographicdatapublished in the journalGero ...
(Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance) NORML | July 14, 2018 Older Americans are using cannabis more frequently than ever before, according to a review of demographicdatapublishe ...
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July 12, 2018
Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Stu...Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescrip...Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds
Paul Armentano | July 12, 2018 The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according to just-publisheddat ...
Paul Armentano | July 12, 2018 The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according ...
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July 11, 2018
Rhode Island Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into LawRhode Island Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into LawRhode Island Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) Paul Armentano | July 11, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Islands Democrat Governor Gina Raimondo hassigned legislation permittingthose with past marijuana convictions ...
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) Paul Armentano | July 11, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Islands Democrat Governor Gina Raimondo hassigned legislation permittingthose with past ma ...
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July 09, 2018
Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana AccessMaine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana ...Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana Access
Maine Governor Paul LePage (R). Paul Armentano | July 10, 2018 Legislation to significantly expand patients access to medical cannabis in Maine will become lawlater this fall following Mondays decision b ...
Maine Governor Paul LePage (R). Paul Armentano | July 10, 2018 Legislation to significantly expand patients access to medical cannabis in Maine will become lawlater this fall followin ...
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July 09, 2018
Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization InitiativeSignatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization I...Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization Initiative
Paul Armentano | July 9, 2018 Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakotaturned innearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of States office today ...
Paul Armentano | July 9, 2018 Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakotaturned innearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of ...
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