Arizona Congressman Endorses Re-Legalization
Jun28

Arizona Congressman Endorses Re-Legalization

A member of Congress from Arizona, The Honorable Ruben Gallego, has endorsed the re-legalization of cannabis.  Elected officials on the right side of history?  This is an event that did not happen just a short time ago.  Have the scales tipped, or what?  Here’s more: Congressman Ruben Gallego announced Monday that he is endorsing an initiative poised for the November ballot that would end marijuana prohibition in Arizona and...

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Bold Proposal in Arkansas
Jun23

Bold Proposal in Arkansas

In Arkansas it’s time to qualify petitions for the upcoming election.  Two different petitions concern medical cannabis, but here’s a third — the one I like the best:   “We’re sure that we will be on the ballot this November,” said Don Lane, a canvasser and leader for Arkansas Free Grass. He and Longtime advocate Robert Reed are back again this year pushing the most controversial of the three...

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West Virginia Calls for De-Crim
Jun20

West Virginia Calls for De-Crim

The great state of West Virginia is calling for change.  New cracks in the wall of cannabis prohibition east of the Mississippi.  Here’s more:   Legislation has been introduced during this legislative season’s special session to decriminalize the possession and cultivation of limited quantities of marijuana in West Virginia. House Bill 114 permits the personal use, growth and possession of up to two ounces of marijuana by...

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Excerpt:  Interview w/Max Montrose
Jun17

Excerpt: Interview w/Max Montrose

Here’s a taste of a podcast with Max Montrose, founder of The Trichome Institute, an educational site in these early days of re-legalization.  Mr. Montrose touched on a variety of topics.  Hit this:   Budtenders are not looked at as serious currently but that’s actually about to change. Colorado is … Everybody knows Colorado is the pioneer state when it comes to this industry, except Colorado doesn’t require any training...

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Alaska Ready for Rec
Jun16

Alaska Ready for Rec

Alaska, one of the re-legalized states, is set to license production of recreational cannabis.  Here’s more:   Marijuana regulators in Alaska are poised to award the state’s first recreational cannabis business licenses, according to an Associated Press report. Today’s meeting agenda for the Marijuana Control Board includes hearings in which 30 applications will be considered. 28 applicants are for recreational cultivation...

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Politicians Support Re-Legalization in Nevada
Jun15

Politicians Support Re-Legalization in Nevada

Once it would be political death for a politician to support the re-legalization of cannabis.  In Nevada that is no longer the case.  Here’s more:   Thirteen Nevada lawmakers have publicly endorsed the state’s voter initiative to legalize recreational cannabis, according to a press release published by the campaign on Thursday. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is a Marijuana Policy Project-sponsored effort...

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