South Dakota hemp bill advances despite Public Safety warning that hemp sends “mixed messages” to kids

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House…

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Tommy Chong, Ryan Adams, other marijuana advocates react as Jeff Sessions nomination advances

Published: Feb 2, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 9:51 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register Marijuana rights advocates, industry leaders and consumers are weighing in Wednesday on news that Sen. Jeff Sessions cleared a Senate panel, moving President Donald Trump’s nominee one step closer to…

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New cannabidiol oil bill advances in Wisconsin legislature

Published: Feb 2, 2017, 1:45 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 1:45 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin state Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that would allow possession of a marijuana extract be used to treat seizures. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to…

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New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances In Senate Rules Committee

2016 is the year of marijuana legalization in a lot of people’s eyes. Activists and campaigns have had their eyes on 2016 for a long time. There are a lot of states that are poised to vote on marijuana legalization initiatives in November, but a lot of people forget about…

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