Gov. John Hickenlooper issues health warning on marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper issued an executive order along with a health and safety advisory Wednesday warning people not to use marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers because the company used unapproved pesticides. The company, which also does business as Lush, allegedly used off-label pesticides called pyriproxyfen while cultivating marijuana,…

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Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 11:07 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In 2012, when Colorado voters wanted their state to legalize weed for adult recreational use, Gov. John Hickenlooper was thrust into an interesting predicament. The moderate Democrat had stood in opposition…

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John Morgan On Florida Medical Marijuana Bill: It’s ‘Tallahassee Window Dressing’

A medical marijuana expansion bill has been passed by the Florida Legislature, and the bill is currently awaiting the Governor’s signature. While some are hailing this as a significant move, most activists see HB 307 as doing way too little. The United for Care campaign, led by John Morgan, has…

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NORML PAC Endorses John Fetterman For U.S. Senate

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director NORML PAC is pleased to announce it’s endorsement of Braddock, PA Mayor John Fetterman in his campaign to be elected to the United States Senate representing the state of Pennsylvania. Mayor Fetterman has made marijuana law reform an important topic of his campaign. When asked about his position…

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Oregon: Marijuana Legalization Legend John Walsh Passes Away

Although his home was in Eugene, Oregon, John Walsh traveled the state collecting signatures and registering Oregonians to vote like Johnny Appleseed planted trees By Michael Bachara, Hemp News Correspondent Yesterday, January 3, the cannabis community lost a colorful and dedicated freedom fighter, John Walsh. Walsh collected signatures for the…

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Stephen Colbert Grills Ohio Governor John Kasich On Marijuana Legalization

Ohio Governor John Kasich was on Stephen Colbert’s show recently, and was grilled about his opposition to marijuana legalization. I had been meaning to post this video earlier, but the combination of being in Las Vegas this last week in addition to an already chaotic schedule proved to be too…

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