Prison Death of Marvin Scott Sparks Anger Among Cannabis And Racial Justice Activists

Marvin Scott’s death in prison following his arrest for cannabis use is putting the spotlight on Texas, and on the fact that medical cannabis patients and Black people are unfairly targeted by the police in the United States. Marvin Scott was arrested in March of this year over a misdemeanor…

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How weed activists are taking action in the Mexican legalization movement

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Trump orders activists to stop saying he supports medical marijuana

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Michigan marijuana activists feeling legalization momentum

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 9:55 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 1:45 pm By Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press Detroit — Not all is bliss for Michigan’s marijuana activists and stoners — drug busts of pot growers and their criminal trials haven’t let up — yet marijuana is having a…

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South Dakota marijuana legalization activists start collecting signatures for 2018 ballot

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am By The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational marijuana in South Dakota launched their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018. Backers…

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An activist’s life: My 20-year fight for marijuana law reform is far from over

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 1:25 pm • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 2:08 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Activism runs deep in my soul. I moved to Colorado 20 years ago, an idealistic college student searching for community. I found a meaningful opportunity to make a difference as a…

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City Officials, Industry Professionals, and Activists work together on Social Cannabis Consumption in Oregon

Cannabis consumption has been happening in social settings ever since humans began to interact with the plant. However, with so many states coming online with recreational/adult-use cannabis laws, it brings the discussion about social cannabis consumption to a whole new level.  You may recall what a close vote the city…

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Israeli Marijuana Activists Took to the Street to Demand Legalization

Earlier this month,thousands of Israeli marijuana activists took to the street to demand legalization chanting,“the people demand legal cannabis.” The support for legalization is mirrored within parts of the Israeli government. The homeland to the ‘Father’ of cannabis science, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Israel may be ready to turn a new leaf.…

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Marijuana activists will be far from alone at Inauguration Day protests

Published: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm By Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – If all goes as planned, Ethan Miller will be standing among 100 people near one of the checkpoints to enter the inauguration viewing area on Friday, loudly chanting: “When…

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