Did You Know Politicians from Legal Weed States are Voting No on Federal Cannabis Legalization?

Marijuana’s popularity has grown exponentially such that it is now as common as some staple foods. This is in part thanks to the states who have taken legalization seriously and positioned marijuana as one of the most sought-after substances in America.  People now take marijuana and indulge in it just…

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South Dakota voters legalized cannabis, but state politicians aren’t having it

South Dakota voters legalized cannabis, but state politicians aren’t having it | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By…

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Idaho politicians ready to ‘blow up the state constitution’ to prevent legalization

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In Mississippi, medical marijuana pits the people vs. the politicians

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How Cannabis Exposes the Disconnect between the People and Politicians

Since the early 1900s, cannabis has been a point of contention within the United States and the world. The plant has been demonized and used as political fodder to support a particular narrative that benefitted a small bundle of organizations and industry. I’m not going to rehash the 50-year state-sponsored…

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How Politicians are Screwing Up Cannabis Legalization in Mexico (Sound Familiar?)

Trust the Mexican Government to F**k Up an Industry Given to them on a Golden Platter Over the course of the past two years – I have been following the Mexican Cannabis industry very closely. The reason? Because Mexico – long associated with marijuana [albeit brick-weed] – has the potential…

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A Biden in Sheep’s Clothing – Beware of Faux-Cannabis Politicians in 2020

Watch out for Faux-Cannabis Politicians in 2020 – A Biden in Sheep’s Clothing Sadly, the following year is another presidential election cycle in the United States. That means that every late night show, Saturday Night Live Sketch and every FUCKING news agency will be talking about the one topic that…

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Op ed: What’s up with politicians suddenly embracing marijuana?

It’s not just because it’s 4/20 – though that contributed to at least one major senator’s announcement that he’s come around to the idea of decriminalizing marijuana. Marijuana legalization advocates say they’ve had the best week in Washington since, well, ever. And it’s thanks to politicians on both sides, including…

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Trump says he’ll support protections for legal marijuana. Here’s what politicians and cannabis insiders are saying.

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Friday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that summarized much of the reaction, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the…

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