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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There is No Such Thing as Medical Marijuana – US Surgeon General Shuns Cannabis

US Surgeon General: Slow Down On Cannabis, It’s Going Too Far “There’s No Such Thing As Medical Marijuana”: US Surgeon General Shuns Cannabis The Surgeon General of the United States is a role taken by the head of the US Public Health Service Commission Corps. He is the top authority…

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William Barr Is The New Attorney General – Now What For Cannabis?

It’s Confirmed: William Barr Is The New Attorney General What does this mean for cannabis? After a few months of wait-and-see, the Senate finally confirmed who the new attorney general is: William Barr. Barr was designated after winning with 54-45 votes from Senators, yet, his stance with cannabis remains to…

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Surgeon General Warning – Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research

Surgeon General Warning: Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research Cannabis remaining a Schedule 1 substance in the United States is only doing more harm than good, and even health authorities are acknowledging this fact. Jerome Adams, surgeon general of POTUS, recommended revisiting cannabis’s status in the US…

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Google Medic Update Slams Cannabis Websites and Health Sites in General

Google Medic Update Slams Cannabis Websites and Health Sites in General   Where did all my Google traffic go? That is a big question coming from cannabis website owners right about now as a massive rolling Google update nicknamed Medic (no pun intended) did a number on cannabis sites and the…

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Marijuana movement energized with Sessions out as attorney general

He described marijuana as a “very real danger” and has said its effects are “only slightly less awful” than those of heroin. Once, during a drug hearing when he was a senator, he said he wanted to send a clear message: “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” So when Attorney General…

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New attorney general must protect states’ rights on marijuana, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says

The next U.S. attorney general is going to have to respect the decision of Colorado and other states to legalize recreational and medical marijuana — at least if Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has his way. “Whoever comes after him is going to face some pretty tough questions about where they…

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19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s marijuana banking bill

Published: Jan 16, 2018, 12:57 pm • Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 5:19 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government got a boost Tuesday from a bipartisan…

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