Ohio lawmaker from Lake County introduces marijuana legalization bill

There’s yet another push to make the recreational use of marijuana legal in Ohio. And this attempt is coming from a pair of Republicans, including one from Lake County. On Tuesday, Representative Jamie Callender from Concord held a press conference to announce plans for new marijuana legislation. It’s separate, but…

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Lawmaker Pushes Texas Cannabis Legalization Bill To Celebrate 4/20

With nearly a dozen pot policy reform bills currently under consideration in the Texas legislature, Democratic Rep. James Talarico took advantage of the 420 high holiday on Tuesday as an opportunity to promote his recent move to get the ball rolling on Texas cannabis legalization. While the cannabis community was…

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Texas Lawmaker Makes Push For Statewide Cannabis Legalization

On the heels of a historic triumph for the legalization movement at the ballot box earlier this month, one Texas lawmaker is keen to get in on the action. Roland Gutierrez, a Democratic state House representative who was just elected to the Texas state senate, said this week that he…

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New Jersey lawmaker apologizes for comparing marijuana to cocaine

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 8:06 am • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 8:06 am By The Associated Press TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey county lawmaker is apologizing, saying he was wrong to claim marijuana is more addictive than cocaine. Ocean County Freeholder Director Gerry Little said Wednesday last…

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Nebraska lawmaker pitches medical marijuana ballot measure

Published: Feb 8, 2018, 3:19 pm • Updated: Feb 8, 2018, 3:19 pm By The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska residents could gain a constitutional right to use medical marijuana under a proposed ballot measure pending before lawmakers. Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln presented a state constitutional amendment to…

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