Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 4/20

America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could…

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Man flees weed-filled car, runs across highway, calls Uber during wild chase with cops

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say a man hailed an Uber during a wild chase that ended with officers finding 15 packages of marijuana in the car he’d been riding in. A…

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Legal Cannabis Is Saving Communities Across The Country

Cannabis Revives Towns Across The United States Lives aren’t the only thing that cannabis is saving in the United States. Entire towns throughout the country are benefiting from money being pumped into them through the legal cannabis industry. The economic boost the industry has given has significantly reduced homelessness, unemployment,…

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Former MMJ execs in hot water for allegedly shipping $500,000 worth of cannabis oil across state lines

Published: Feb 7, 2017, 1:47 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2017, 1:51 pm By Kyle Potter,  associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Prosecutors in Minnesota filed felony charges Monday against two former officials from one of the state’s licensed medical marijuana manufacturers for allegedly shipping marijuana oil to a subsidiary…

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Across America, efforts to decriminalize marijuana are pitting cities vs. states

Published: Nov 4, 2016, 6:28 am • Updated: Nov 4, 2016, 6:28 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff A lot of attention is being focused on the states preparing to vote on marijuana legalization in the November 8 elections. But there’s another, less high-profile political movement underway, as more…

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The dangerous side to indoor pot farming: A look at lethal explosions across the country

Published: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 3, 2016, 8:39 am By Verna Dobnik, The Associated Press NEW YORK — An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states — but can…

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Activists In Hundreds Of Cities Across The Globe Stage Actions Calling For Drug Policy Reform

On Thursday, June 23, activists will gather at 8 pm in front of the Brooklyn House of Detention and hold a rally as The Illuminator projects images and videos of people from all walks of life who use or have used drugs – fathers, teachers, friends, nurses – as part…

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