Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land

Allegations of marijuana cultivation performed by immigrant labor have gripped members of the Navajo Nation in recent weeks. Navajo leaders are now taking on an entrepreneur who is said to be growing 400 acres of hemp and marijuana on the tribe’s land in the southwestern United States. The entrepreneur and…

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Alaska Paving the Way for Cannabis Clubs – First in the Nation

Alaska Paving the Way for Cannabis Clubs – First in the Nation Alaska is the first state to legalize ‘on-site-cannabis-consumption’. While this statement might not sound like a big deal…it actually is a very big deal. It’s the first state that has officially recognized the right for people to smoke…

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Why the UK Approved Cannabis Based Medicines as a Nation

Why Cannabis-Based Medicines Got The Thumbs-Up in the UK The United Kingdom government has just announced that laws regarding access to cannabis-based medicine will be relaxed, finally allowing doctors to prescribe them to the thousands of citizens with drug-resistant conditions, says home secretary Sajid Javid. Javid says that cannabis will undergo…

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Vermont legislature first in nation to vote to legalize marijuana

Published: May 10, 2017, 2:00 pm • Updated: May 11, 2017, 8:15 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont’s Legislature on Wednesday became the first in the country to vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The legislation, which passed the House by a 79-66 vote, would…

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Shinnecock Indian Nation Is Getting Into The New York Medical Marijuana Industry

(image patch.com) Near the end of 2014 the Obama Administrative released a memo that stated that if Native American tribes decided to legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana, that they would be allowed to do so without federal interference. Since that time a handful of tribes have announced that they are…

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Consumer Lawsuit Over Pesticides On Marijuana Would Be First In Nation

(image via NPR) Pesticides are used on tobacco and food a lot. According to scientists, there is a threshold for pesticide ingestion where below certain levels is harmless, and above certain levels is considered to be a hazard to your health. Pesticides are commonly used when growing marijuana, but there…

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Will The Vermont Legislature Be First In The Nation To Legalize Marijuana?

By Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director News reports out of Vermont indicate that a major political shift has just occurred that well positions the state legislature to become the first in the nation to end cannabis prohibition and replace with tax-n-regulate policies. The four states (Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and…

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