Attorney General of North Carolina Calls For Decriminalizing Cannabis

North Carolina’s attorney general says it is time for his state to do what is right and decriminalize marijuana. Josh Stein said Wednesday that the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice has offered up a host of reforms that include decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana possession—a…

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Indiana Attorney General Candidate Calls For Cannabis Legalization

Jonathan Weinzapfel, the Democratic Party’s nominee for Indiana attorney general, called for the legalization of cannabis for adults in the Hoosier State on Monday, saying the move would provide a needed economic boost while increasing funding for public education and helping reduce law enforcement costs. “As Indiana works to come…

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Calls for social distancing spark demand for online cannabis sales

Americans can purchase pet supplies, medication and even alcohol online, so why not marijuana? That thought is crossing many Coloradans’ minds as calls for the general public to practice social distancing have spurred a trend in online shopping for cannabis products. On March 16, Terrapin Care Station, which operates six…

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New Jersey governor calls for recreational marijuana legalization, higher taxes for schools

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants to raise the state sales tax and extend its reach, hike income taxes on the wealthy and legalize recreational marijuana. He also wants…

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Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a “risk factor” for its beer business

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Molson Coors Brewing Co. now considers legal cannabis a potential “risk factor” to its business. Molson Coors, which maintains headquarters in Denver and Montreal, on Wednesday joined the growing ranks of…

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New Jersey panel calls for expansion of medical marijuana conditions

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 10:13 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 10:13 am By Jan Hefler, Philly.com The list of ailments that qualify a patient to use marijuana in New Jersey doesn’t cover all the people it could help, says a panel of doctors and health professionals that studied the…

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Colorado budget proposal calls for new task force to target illegal marijuana ops

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado aims to establish a state law enforcement unit dedicated to investigating and, ideally, eradicating illegal marijuana grow operations that have cropped up throughout the state. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s $…

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Jeff Sessions calls for “more competition” among medical marijuana growers for research

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 9:45 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 10:12 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said there should be “more competition” among growers who supply marijuana for federal research, though he…

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