States consider best ways to legalize recreational marijuana

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 11:27 am • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 11:27 am By Jennifer McDermott, The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A special legislative commission is looking into the potential effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island as the state’s northern neighbor readies to allow recreational marijuana sales.…

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Hemp power-players lobby Congress to shift mind-set, legalize crop

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 8:28 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 8:45 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff American hemp is flush with grassroots organizations working to ensure the industry rises to prominence. Now it has a “grass-tops” organization working to ensure that hemp’s fledgling federal protections gain permanence.…

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Will Canada be able to fully legalize and regulate marijuana by July?

Published: Oct 5, 2017, 1:40 pm • Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 1:41 pm By Alan Freeman, The Washington Post OTTAWA – Canada is set to become the first industrialized nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, but increasingly, Canadians are wondering: What’s the hurry?…

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The Sessions Letters: The first four states to legalize marijuana respond to attorney general’s missives

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 3:39 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 3:40 pm By The Cannabist Staff Over the past 10 days, the governors of the first four recreational marijuana states sent responses to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ July 24 letters outlining concerns about each state’s program. Sessions’ letter was…

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Trump Promised Millions Of New Jobs So Legalize Cannabis

They Promised Jobs…so Legalize Cannabis! Every single President of the United States have promised the country “more jobs” however they are ignoring one of the fastest and most lucrative industries in the nation. If they truly wanted to increase jobs they would simply legalize cannabis and hemp nationally, end the…

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Kentucky gov and AG ask judge to dismiss lawsuit to legalize medical marijuana

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 9:15 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 9:15 am By John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear want a Frankfort judge to dismiss a lawsuit calling for the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky. In a motion filed Monday in…

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