Will Cannabis Hurt or Help Democrats This November?

With the November Elections quickly approaching – one of the central themes that will either help candidates or destroy them is again…cannabis. Yes – for years now Americans wanted legal cannabis. Since about 2011 – when support for cannabis reached 50% in the US, we only saw an expedited decline…

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Democrats Push Incrementalist Marijuana Policy

Become a TYT member at http://tyt.com/EMMA The Young Turks’ Emma Vigeland (https://Twitter.com/EmmaVigeland) breaks down the Democrats’ new push to decriminalize marijuana… instead of just legalizing it. #RebelHQ #EmmaVigeland #LegalizeIt Don’t forget to tell us your thoughts in the comment section below! *** Subscribe to Rebel HQ on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuMo0RRtnNDuMB8DV5stEag?view_as=subscriber Like…

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The Noble, Yet Dumb Reason Some Democrats are Stalling Cannabis Legalization

The Noble, yet Idiotic Reason Why Democrats Are Stalling Legalization A few decades ago, Democrats were thought of being the bigger proponents of cannabis legalization. Republicans simply didn’t like it and adopted a “tough on crime” stance that inhibited them ideologically from supporting cannabis reform. Democrats have long been the…

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Why Democrats Love That Jeff Sessions is Going After Weed

Why Democrats Love That Jeff Sessions is Going After Weed AG Jeff Sessions’ announcement on Thursday that the Cole Memo was rescinded sent fear across the industry…. But should it? The Cole Memo, an Obama-era policy designed to protect cannabis businesses from federal prosecution even if they are operating legally.…

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N.J. Democrats hope legalizing marijuana will boost state finances

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am By Elise Young, Bloomberg New Jersey reaped billions from slot machines and blackjack tables in the decades before casino fever jumped state lines. With Atlantic City’s gambling heyday now past, politicians in the Garden State are aiming…

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Democrats Agree On A “Reasoned Pathway For Legalization” At DNC

This week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Democratic Party approved a platform that would dismantle marijuana prohibition. Calling for “a reasoned pathway for future legalization” the Democrats’ platform endorses the removal of marijuana from the list of Schedule I drugs, a category reserved for substances with a…

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Democrats Call for ‘Pathway’ to Marijuana Legalization

The Democratic Party endorsed a “reasoned pathway to future legalization” of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, in a tense and unexpected victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Going into the platform committee meeting, Sanders’s campaign had no new language about marijuana. The…

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Democrats Approve Marijuana Platform Plank

Members of a Democratic National Committee panel responsible for drafting the party’s 2016 platform have approved a plank calling for broad marijuana law reform. It reads: “We believe that the states should be laboratories of democracy on the issue of marijuana, and those states that want to decriminalize marijuana should be able…

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Los Angeles County Democrats Endorse California Adult Use Of Marijuana Act

Yesterday, the campaign in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) announced the official endorsement of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP), the largest Democratic county committee in California and the largest local Democratic Party organization in the nation. The LACDP represents more than 2.4 million registered…

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Will Democrats Talk About Marijuana Policy During Tonight’s Debate?

The First Democratic Presidential Debate Is Tonight, Will Candidates Talk About Marijuana Policy? The long awaited, highly anticipated first Democratic Presidential debate is tonight on CNN (5:30 PST). Marijuana took center stage for a portion of the last Republican debate, with Jeb Bush admitting (and apologizing) that he had consumed…

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