Georgia lawmakers expand medical cannabis conditions, but still haven’t legalized cultivation

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 3:10 pm • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 3:13 pm By Ezra Kaplan, The Associated Press ATLANTA — The Georgia General Assembly is on the cusp of expanding access to medical cannabis. The House voted 167-4 Tuesday to pass a bill that would add six new diagnoses…

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Richard “Cheech” Marin still a rebel and marijuana advocate at 70

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 1:36 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 1:43 pm By Paul Freeman, Bay Area News Group The son of a policeman, he was a Catholic school choir boy, considering the priesthood. But Richard “Cheech” Marin ultimately chose a different path — comedy, propelled by sex, drugs…

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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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Can You Still Get in Legal Trouble in States with Legalized Cannabis? Can You Use Marijuana in Public in Those States?

Thanks to the widespread legalization of marijuana in more than half of the states in America, cannabis has exploded as a legalized industry, impacting a variety of different revenue sources for communities. From high-paying jobs in cultivation technology and greenhouse growing to dispensary shops, enforcement, and certification to fines for…

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Cannabis Prohibition (still) Has No Scientific Basis

Cannabis prohibition has no scientific basis and has been perpetuated with very little evidence for decades using propaganda and conjecture that has been fed to the American public.  In fact, the entire reason why we (mistakenly) call this plant marijuana and not cannabis is because of the government’s skewing of this…

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Governor Walker Still Thinks Marijuana is a Gateway Drug

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tells reporters that he would support a CBD oil bill with his signature, but remains opposed to any measure that would bring cannabis into his state. Governor Walker still thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. He was visiting Western Technical College in La Crosse on Thursday, promoting…

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Colorado medical students support marijuana legalization – but still have some uncertainties

Published: Jan 20, 2017, 8:04 am • Updated: Jan 20, 2017, 8:26 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post Colorado medical students are in favor of marijuana legalization but less certain about whether they will recommend cannabis to patients once they become doctors, according to the results of a new…

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It’s 2016, yet the DEA still refers to cannabis as ‘marihuana.’ Why is that?

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 9:27 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 10:21 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The Drug Enforcement Administration recently published a rule in the Federal Register clarifying that certain marijuana extracts — notably cannabidiol, or CBD — are indeed Schedule I controlled substances and just…

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Bernie Sanders Is Still Fighting For The Cannabis Industry

Senator Bernie Sanders, bless your heart. Sanders and his colleagues are criticizing the notorious cannabis policy that has been making it almost impossible for marijuana businesses to open bank accounts. This kind of absurdity has been a thorn in the side for the growing cannabis industry, because it poses serious…

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Prop. 64 passed, but this California university still says no to toking on campus

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 8:49 am • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 8:49 am By Jacqueline Lee, Mercury News Adults can now legally smoke and grow marijuana for recreational use in California, but Stanford University students won’t be allowed to light up on campus. The possession, use and growth of marijuana…

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