Public Support For Cannabis Legalization Creeps Higher

Fully two-thirds of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana, according to data from a Gallup poll released on Monday. That figure is the highest level of support since Gallup first began polling about legalizing cannabis more than 50 years ago, although it is not a statistically significant increase from…

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Starting Jan. 1, Coloradans will have more options for consuming cannabis in public. But will we catch up to California?

From eye-level, Tetra Lounge looks like an upscale coffee shop rolled into a nightclub. Brick walls, painted white, box in DJ booths and a bar, while attractive glass cases and furniture dot the 2,000-square-foot space at 3039 Walnut St. in the River North Art District. But look down and you’re suddenly…

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Colombia Just Made It Legal To Smoke Cannabis In Public – What’s Next For Latin America?

Colombia Just Made It Legal To Smoke Cannabis In Public – What’s Next For Latin America? In a move that took the world by surprise, Colombia just made the public consumption of cannabis completely legal. That makes them light years ahead of the United States and Canada when it comes…

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If Regulators are Concerned about Public Health – Fast Track All Cannabis Research Now

If Regulators are “Concerned about public health”, Fast-Track all Research Now! We hear regulators and legislators talk about their so called concern for public health. Yet, we still don’t see their concern manifested. Talk is cheap, action is what matters. For every politician that doesn’t want to go ahead and…

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Should the Public Consumption of Cannabis Be Legalized Nationally?

Should The Public Consumption Of Cannabis Be Legalized Nationwide? More than half of the United States has already legalized access to cannabis in one way or another – for medicinal or recreational purposes. Despite this, the laws surrounding public consumption are archaic at best in a good deal of…

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Having An MMJ Card Or Cannabis Conviction Can Get You Denied Public Housing

Having An MMJ Card Or Cannabis Conviction Can Get You Denied Public Housing Having a decent roof over your head is a basic human right; one that is critical for human dignity but more importantly, survival. In the United States, federally-subsidized housing is provided to a few million low-income people…

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Marijuana seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017

Colorado’s forests and mountains aren’t just crowded with hikers and their selfie sticks. Last year, the long arm of the law pulled a record number of marijuana plants from public lands in the state. In all, officers uprooted nearly 81,000 plants in 2017 from the depths of the state’s mountain…

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Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from Colorado public lands in 2017

Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from public lands during last year’s growing season, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Colorado office. The plants were growing illegally on about 38 acres, not including the islands of the Colorado River. These grows are ones that operate…

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