Arrested for Cannabis – Is America Really the Land of the Free?

Arrested for Cannabis – Is America Really the Land of the Free? Land of the free? 25 percent of the entire world’s prison population rests within the borders of the US. Out of that astronomical percentage, more than four/fifths of drug law violations are for possession. According to the ACLU,…

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7 protesters arrested for handing out free joints near U.S. Capitol

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:27 pm By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The conflict between federal and local laws on marijuana played out in the shadow of the Capitol on Thursday, when seven pro-pot activists were arrested for doing something that’s…

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Maine shops offer free weed ‘gifts’ while waiting for state to work out sales

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am By The Associated Press A Biddeford business owner hoping to start selling pot next year is giving his products away for free for now. The Portland Press Herald reports that Jack Sargent of the Biddeford-based Cannabis Shack…

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Pro-marijuana student group prevails again in T-shirt free speech case

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 2:58 pm • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 3:09 pm By David Pitt, The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — In a case that free speech advocates are calling a victory for college students everywhere regardless of their political views, a federal appeals court on Monday ruled…

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Cannabist Show: He’s CEO of Sensi; He promises ‘side-effect free’ cannabis

Published: Jan 26, 2017, 4:43 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2017, 5:15 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Sensi Media CEO Ron Kolb and LucidMood Founder & CEO Charles Jones. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Thoughts on consumption-friendly soirees from the proclaimed pot party king of Denver. •  Creating…

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‘God made pot! God made pot!’: On Inauguration Day, a group handed out lots of free weed

Published: Jan 23, 2017, 8:55 am • Updated: Jan 23, 2017, 8:55 am By John Kelly, The Washington Post WASHINGTON — When the 43-year-old homeless woman who goes by the name Tequila Nehgroci went to sleep Thursday night in the doorway of the PNC Bank at Dupont Circle, she did…

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