How the Mexican Supreme Court’s Vote to Nullify Cannabis Prohibition Can Help American Legalization Efforts

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/mexicos-supreme-court-moves-to-end-marijuana-prohibition-itself-after-lawmakers-fail-to-act/ A few years ago the world took notice when the Mexican Supreme Court voted that “cannabis prohibition was a violation of the Mexican Constitution”. Why? Because unlike many of the other places that legalize cannabis, very few of them made it a constitutional right. In Mexico, the constitution is…

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Do Cannabis Legalization Efforts Reveal That Joe Biden is a Pawn for Big Pharma?

For those who are avid reefers…I mean readers of my work, you’ll know that my position on politicians aren’t of the “favorable kind”. The previous administration under the Great Orange may have been chaotic – but at least people knew what they were getting. The Biden Administration positioned itself as…

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Calif. marijuana brand donating $8.46 per sale to criminal justice reform efforts

After this year of racial reckoning sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, a new California marijuana brand has launched with a mission: To help communities of color disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. https://abc7ne.ws/32DxkDF #socialjustice #marijuana #california

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How the Reddit-fueled volatility around pot stocks affect marijuana legalization efforts

CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” team discusses pot stocks with Sen. Tom Daschle, Clever Leafs advisory board member and former Senate Majority Leader, and Kyle Detwiler, Clever Leaves CEO. Subscribe to CNBC PRO for access to investor and analyst insights on marijuana: https://cnb.cx/3jGk6xO » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision »…

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Is is safer to drive high than drunk? Efforts to curtail marijuana-impaired driving collide with attitudes, medicinal use

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 5:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Promoting cannabis as a safer alternative to alcohol was a tenet of the marijuana legalization movements in Colorado and other states. Early data indicate that attitude continues when people get behind…

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Tennessee House passes bill to revoke cities’ marijuana decriminalization efforts

Published: Mar 24, 2017, 9:35 am • Updated: Mar 24, 2017, 9:35 am By Sheila Burke, The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The House has voted on a bill that would block any efforts by Tennessee cities to decriminalize the use of marijuana. The bill would nullify laws that Memphis…

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Across America, efforts to decriminalize marijuana are pitting cities vs. states

Published: Nov 4, 2016, 6:28 am • Updated: Nov 4, 2016, 6:28 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff A lot of attention is being focused on the states preparing to vote on marijuana legalization in the November 8 elections. But there’s another, less high-profile political movement underway, as more…

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Florida: Anti-Medical Marijuana Efforts Are Hurting Florida Veterans

(image via operation overmed) I received the following message from the Florida medical marijuana campaign: Our veterans returning home with PTSD are suffering and dying at an alarming rate, with too few therapeutic and pharmaceutical resources to help. Many veterans, however, have used marijuana to help alleviate their PTSD symptoms,…

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