Study Shows Cannabis is Becoming a Less Divisive Issue in the U.S.

If there’s one thing all Americans can agree on right now, it’s how divided we are on most of the major issues in the nation. However, despite this significant divide, there is another thing that both sides can apparently agree on: cannabis.  While it’s still clear that a democratic presidential…

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Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins

Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins Federal Government Subpoenas Weedmaps over Cannabis Listings and Ordering Platform A Weedmaps IPO could be in trouble as the Feds dig into their records and bookkeeping. Weedmaps, or the Ghost…

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How Do You Stop the Cannabis Black Market? – Make Marijuana a Human Rights’ Issue

The ONLY Way to end Black Market Marijuana Sales Revealed When cannabis activists first compiled their arguments for legalizing, they might have taken some liberties on what would happen as a result. You see, after eighty years of prohibition – it’s difficult to create a model of what “could potentially”…

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How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry

How to Solve the Diversity Issue within the Cannabis Industry With the legal cannabis industry growing at an exceptional pace over the years, we are beginning to see a few unforeseen issues arise. One of these issues relates to “racial disparities” within the industry. Currently, the industry is predominantly run…

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ACLU leader: Legalizing marijuana a “racial justice issue”

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 11:15 am • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 12:05 pm By Bob Jordan, Asbury Park Press NEPTUNE, N.J. — The head of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey says legalizing recreational marijuana would help fix “a racial justice issue and a civil rights crisis” because…

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How PTSD became the most divisive medical marijuana issue in America

Published: Jul 26, 2016, 5:53 am • Updated: May 26, 2017, 7:01 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In the past three months, the dominoes appeared to be falling in favor of proponents for the use of medical marijuana to treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. In May, the…

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NFLPA: Marijuana policy in NFL is “a CBA issue, not a law-enforcement issue”

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 4:39 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 5:43 pm By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post Despite recent comments from White House press secretary Sean Spicer about “greater enforcement” of federal recreational marijuana laws in states that have legalized its sale and consumption, the NFL Players’ Association said…

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Cannabis On Campus: A Sticky Issue

Cannabis On Campus: A Sticky Issue Last November’s elections brought about good news for pro-pot advocates and individuals alike throughout the country. But legalization in California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada did raise some questions about allowing cannabis on campus. Despite new marijuana legalization laws which have been enacted in Montana,…

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Why this issue should be a cannabis backer’s most urgent concern

Published: Dec 15, 2016, 6:13 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2016, 10:27 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff While marijuana consumers and enthusiasts might be rejoicing over the recent string of electoral victories for cannabis legalization, they also still face some new and quite sobering realities. Every state has…

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