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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Election 2020: Andrew Yang vows to ‘pardon everyone’ for nonviolent pot crimes

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang gave a speech in Concord, New Hampshire, vowing to “pardon everyone who is in jail for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses.” “I’m going to More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
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Federal Marijuana Arrest Data Inflated by 70 Percent

More and more states across the country are legalizing recreational marijuana alongside medical marijuana. As of November 7, 2018, a Business Insider article reports that 10 states have taken the plunge: Maine, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Hemp Fest proves why Floridians should Vote NO on Amendment Two

Let me be clear: I believe in the decriminalization of marijuana and NOT the legalization of marijuana. Moreover, I believe the government can do one of three things: Promote, Permit and Prohibit something. Lastly, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Eyes on Drug Rehabilitation: An Interview with Per Wickstrom

1) We often hear people refer to addicts as ‘recovering addicts’ even though they have been clean of substance abuse for many years. Why is this? Why aren’t they considered to be ‘recovered?’ Since the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Republican Matt Bevin wins Kentucky Governor’s Race, Ohio marijuana bill fails

Republican Matt Bevin failed to beat Sen. Mitch McConnell last year but now mounted a huge victory on Tuesday, winning the state’s governorship over Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, a Democrat. In More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Bill Levin founds First Church of Cannibis in Indiana, free of ‘guilt doctrine’

Indiana will soon be home to The First Church of Cannabis, as the marijuana-inspired church has been approved by the state. The founder gave an overview of their tenants, criticizing faiths, saying “most religions More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Oregon: Marijuana legalization to be on November ballot

It’s official: Oregon voters will decide in November whether to regulate, tax and legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over. Public domain photo/Naturally via Wikimedia Commons The Oregon Secretary of State More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Chris Christie moves for medical marijuana expansion, access for kids

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday asked for changes in a medical marijuana bill to to ease access to the drug for ill children. Christie signaled that he would sign the bill if the Legislature changed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Latest Florida poll shows Charlie Crist ahead as governor, with Libertarian Adrian Wyllie gaining support

The news may show only that Charlie Crist is ahead of the current Florida Governor Rick Scott 41-29%, but no one should look past the surge of support for Adrian Wyllie, the Libertarian candidate. The St Pete Polls More...

By Alexander Snitker On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Charlie Crist Uses Patients Pain to Distance Himself from GOP Past

What happened to “Chaingang Charlie” in the last 3 years?   Has his political astuteness finally caught up with the social trends or is his new found acceptance of Democrat ideals sincere?   This More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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First marijuana clubs open in Colorado after state legalized recreational pot use

At least two members-only recreational marijuana clubs opened in Colorado Monday, one in Denver and one in the small southern Colorado town of Del Norte, according to the Associated Press. In Denver, Club 64 opened More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Massachusetts voters approve of new law allowing marijuana for medicinal purposes

Voters in Massachusetts approved a law Tuesday allowing people to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, NBC News projected. It’s one of six states in which voters are being asked to decide on a wide array of laws More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Johnson, Stein headline Third-party debate, which deals with issues ignored by Obama, Romney

Most voters didn’t know there was a Presidential debate Tuesday evening and most would only recognize Larry King’s name, who was not a participant, but the moderator. King, who called the candidates More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Pinellas plans to act swiftly to ban bath salts and some herbal incense products

In the struggle against synthetic marijuana, Pinellas County officials are seeking to ban the sale of bath salts and certain herbal incense products. photo/mdha.org.au (edited) The proposed ordinance is an attempt More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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LA city council votes to close hundreds of pot shops

A countdown to the closure of hundreds of medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles is set to begin after a drawn-out legal battle led the city council to vote unanimously to shutdown the shops. Four different strains More...


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