Vermont governor to announce decision on marijuana legalization Wednesday

Published: May 23, 2017, 4:31 pm • Updated: May 23, 2017, 4:31 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he still hasn’t decided whether he will allow the state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but he won’t allow the bill to become…

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Want to weigh in on New Jersey’s MMJ conditions? You could have a chance to do so on Wednesday

Published: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is holding a public forum to hear arguments for adding further illnesses and conditions to the state’s list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana treatment. NJ.com reports Wednesday…

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Wednesday: Anti-Drug War Activist Anthony Papa To Release His New Book “This Side Of Freedom: Life After Clemency”

Anthony Papa will release his new book, This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency at the New York office of the Drug Policy Alliance (131 W. 33rd Street) on May 25th 2016. This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency is a riveting, compelling tale about the life of activist, writer and…

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West Virginia Veterans For Medical Cannabis Rally Is Wednesday

There is a rally occurring in West Virginia on Wednesday. American veterans deserve to use medical cannabis and shouldn’t be forced to use harmful pharmaceuticals if they don’t want to. Below is more information about the rally via the event’s Facebook page: Sign the petition!https://actionnetwork.org/ petitions/ support-our-troops-west-vir ginia-veterans-for-medical -cannabis We…

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Marijuana Initiative Backers To Encourage Business Leaders At Wednesday Arizona Chamber Event

Prior to an annual Chamber of Commerce event on Wednesday, backers of a 2016 ballot initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Arizona will encourage business leaders to consider the economic benefits of regulating and taxing marijuana in the state. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol will hold a news…

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Wednesday: New York Legislators Hold Public Forum To Discuss Marijuana Legalization

Wednesday, Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Senator Liz Krueger will host a public forum to discuss the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21. This bill will effectively end marijuana prohibition in New York…

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See Earl Blumenauer At The Oregon NCIA Member Reception And Federal Policy Update Wednesday

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) One of the things that makes me most proud to call myself an Oregonian is that my state has the greatest political champion of cannabis reform in Congress. I am of course referring to United States Representative Earl Blumenauer from Oregon. Way before cannabis reform went…

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Colorado Recreational Marijuana Will Be Sales-Tax Free On Wednesday

(image via ABC News) Unless you have been living on the moon for the last few years, then you know that the recreational cannabis industry in Colorado is booming. It’s booming so much so that recreational marijuana sales tax revenue has exceeded projections. That has triggered a ‘tax holiday’ for…

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