Nevada has legalized weed, but politicians still deciding where you’ll be able to buy it

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 9:21 am By The Associated Press GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Douglas County Planning Commission has voted to ban the sale of marijuana throughout the county. The amendment the panel approved unanimously Tuesday prohibits “marijuana establishments” in all the county’s…

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Arkansas politicians opposed to medical marijuana will now make the rules for its rollout

Published: Jan 3, 2017, 5:27 pm • Updated: Jan 3, 2017, 5:27 pm By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — What a difference one election can make. The approval of a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana and Donald Trump’s surprise White House win weren’t just two of…

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Federal Politicians Urge Obama To Remove Barriers To Research On Medical Marijuana

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), joined by a bipartisan group of 26 Senators and Representatives, today sent a letter urging President Obama to remove barriers to research on medical marijuana and facilitate new medical research on cannabis and its derivatives. “Twenty-three states have passed laws establishing medical cannabis programs and…

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Anti-Marijuana Politicians In Oregon Need To Remember The Story Of Dwight Holton

I will never forget the 2012 Election. Before Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana on Election Day 2012, there was a very significant victory in my home state, Oregon. The victory wasn’t a recreational marijuana legalization victory unfortunately, as that would wait until 2014. That’s not to say that…

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New York Politicians Return To Failed Drug War Approaches To Address Synthetic Marijuana

Earlier this week, Governor Cuomo issued regulations and the New York State Senate introduced a bill that would criminalize the sales of synthetic cannabinoids. Recently, there have been several media reports of tragic episodes involving synthetic cannabinoids, such as spice and K2. Epidemiological reports suggest an increase in hospitalizations due…

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