Hearing officer considers Denver 4/20 organizer’s appeal regarding 3-year ban

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 2:05 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 4:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Whether the man behind Denver’s recent 4/20 rally will get another go at the marijuana-centric event will soon rest in the hands of an administrative hearing officer. Event organizer Miguel Lopez…

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The hypocrisy of embattled Oklahoma Sen. Shortey regarding marijuana

Published: Mar 21, 2017, 12:16 pm • Updated: Mar 21, 2017, 12:20 pm Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the Stillwater News-Press, March 19, 2017: As news was breaking on Sen. Ralph Shortey’s compromising encounter with the Moore Police Department, people within the social media strata…

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Supernova Women Presents Second FREE Seminar Regarding People Of Color And Cannabis

I love cannabis, and I love diversity. Below is an event that will involve both. If you are in the area, you should check it out: Supernova is pleased to present a second FREE seminar for the POC community focused on subjects relating to medical cannabis, legalization, and prison reform.…

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Hemp Industries Association Responds To FDA Warning Letters Regarding Mislabeling Of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products

Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the non-profit North American hemp trade association, has published its statement in response to recent warning letters sent by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacturers of CBD products, regarding mis-labeling of drug claims on said products.  Available on the FDA website, the letters explain…

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Marijuana Policy Project’s Statement Regarding The Outcome Of The Ohio Marijuana Initiative

Below is a press release that I received from the Marijuana Policy Project. They reference five states that will likely be voting on marijuana legalization in 2016. I would add Michigan to their list. Below is their statement on the results from Ohio: The defeat of a marijuana-related ballot initiative…

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Senators Press Feds For Answers Regarding Medical Marijuana Research

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, along with seven other Senators, has directed a letter to the Obama administration demanding regulators answer questions specific to the facilitation of research into the medical benefits of marijuana. Senators acknowledged the need for unbiased research. They wrote, ”While the federal government has emphasized research on the potential harms associated with…

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