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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, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. 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 Guest Author On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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4 Important Factors to Consider Before Purchasing CBD Oils

Despite being associated with the plant that it stems from, CBD oils have risen in popularity in recent years thanks in no small part to the many health benefits that they yield. Whether it’s to reduce seizure More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Three FAQs Regarding Medical Marijuana in Maryland

As of July 2018, 30 states in the country have legalized the use of medical marijuana. This includes the state of Maryland, which legalized the use of marijuana for medical-only purposes in 2014. According to the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Marijuana long-term use linked to memory impairment: Study

Long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs impairs memory say researchers. Cannabis PlantImage/Lancaster University The study has implications for both recreational users and people who use the drug More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Kids in medical marijuana states more likely to try vaping, edibles: Study

A new study by researchers at Dartmouth has found that adolescents living in medical marijuana states with a plethora of dispensaries are more likely to have tried new methods of cannabis use, such as edibles and 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Florida activists point to Colorado study on marijuana arrests, increased use, pot deaths to object to legalization

Public domain photo/Naturally via Wikimedia Commons The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area has released a new marijuana legalization impact report.  The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Gary Johnson is ‘very marijuana focused’, ‘One issue candidacy’: Petersen

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson is well know and quite outspoken concerning his views on the legalization of marijuana and was until recently, the CEO of the company 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 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 Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Oregon, Alaska, D.C. legalize pot as Florida voters reject medical marijuana

Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. voters voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday, in key victories that could fuel the legalization movement while voters in Florida rejected a medical marijuana bill. The Oregon More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Pope Francis speaks against legalization of marijuana, narcotics saying ‘addiction is an evil’

Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of recreational drugs at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. The Holy Seestated his opinion that drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Talking medical marijuana with FL CAN Executive Director, Jodi James

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia now allow medical marijuana use for qualified patients. Two states have legal, regulated cannabis for adults–Colorado and Washington. Image/David Benbennick The More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Netflix now streaming Discovery’s ‘Weed Wars’

“Weed Wars,” a four-part mini-series originally aired by Discovery Channel in December 2011, is now available on Netflix, according to a Harborside Health Center press release today. Medical marijuanaImage/Video 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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Denver 420 shooting suspect identified from YouTube video by Brandon Morse VIDEO

A YouTube video shared by Denver police Sunday afternoon may show one of the two suspects thought to be responsible for the shooting during the 420 rally in Denver’s Civic Center Park. Three people were injured More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 17th, 2013
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Anti-medical marijuana NY Assemblyman, Steve Katz, busted for marijuana possession

In what can be called a massive case of hypocrisy, a Yorktown, NY assemblyman who serves on the assembly’s Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, was ticketed and charged for speeding, and of all things, marijuana More...


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