The Cannabist: Will DEA’s new policy foster more pot research? Sanjay Gupta doesn’t think so
Aug16

The Cannabist: Will DEA’s new policy foster more pot research? Sanjay Gupta doesn’t think so

The Drug Enforcement Administration says its recent marijuana policy change will “foster research,” but CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta isn’t buying it. Source: Will DEA’s new policy foster more pot research? Sanjay Gupta doesn’t think...

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Barack Obama: ‘drug addiction is a health problem, not a criminal problem [Link]
Mar30
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Australian Parliament Approves Medical Marijuana Growing
Mar02

Australian Parliament Approves Medical Marijuana Growing

Australian Parliament Approves Medical Marijuana...

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Live Stream:  California Assembly member Dababneh to Host Hearing on Banking the Medical Cannabis Industry
Feb29

Live Stream: California Assembly member Dababneh to Host Hearing on Banking the Medical Cannabis Industry

    We got a press release today stating that there will be a hearing on Banking in the Marijuana industry today. This stuff matters people!!!   (SACRAMENTO) – On Monday, Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D-Encino), Chair of the Assembly Banking and Finance Committee, will host an informational hearing to discuss the difficulties confronted by the legal medical marijuana industry in gaining access to mainstream banking...

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Washington’s Marijuana Legislation Blunder Results in Felony Charges for Teens
Nov30

Washington’s Marijuana Legislation Blunder Results in Felony Charges for Teens

According to federal law, marijuana is still illegal in the United States.  However, nearly half of the states have decided to allow it for medicinal reasons, and a handful permit it for recreationally for adults over the age of 21. In a 2013 memo, Deputy Attorney General James Cole essentially told federal prosecutors to turn a blind eye to those who broke federal law, provided they were within state guidelines, and that they did not...

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Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Maine Raises More Than $53,000 in Q2 2015
Aug04

Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Maine Raises More Than $53,000 in Q2 2015

Moves are being made in Maine. As a lot of states in the country prepare for one of the most important votes on marijuana reform in our history, Maine is coming together to make some change and they are raising money.  Check out this latest report from our friends at Regulate Maine. FALMOUTH— The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol reported that it raised $53,011 in the second quarter of 2015 in support of a ballot initiative...

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