August 8, 2018

A retired art professor who donated more than $1.4 million in a failed effort to defeat marijuana legalization has come to the defense of Michigan police who arrested and jailed an 80-year-old grandmother for marijuana possession. Julie Schauer’s political contributions to anti-legalization group SAM Action in 2016 were that organization’s main source of funding (and […]

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Legislators in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a U.S. territory, have approved a bill to legalize marijuana. Carline Jean/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images By a margin of 18 – 1, with one abstention, the CNMI House of Representatives passed the legislation, which would end cannabis prohibition for adults over 21 and create a system of taxed […]

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, during a radio interview this week, said he doesn’t think the state is ready for the legalization of  recreational marijuana. Here are Wolf’s comments from the segment recorded Tuesday with Pittsburgh’s KDKA 1020: There are, what, six states that have legalized recreational marijuana in the United States. I don’t think the citizens […]

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A pro-cannabis group has delivered their collected signatures for a recreational marijuana petition. The signatures for State Question 797 on recreational marijuana and State Question 796 were collected by the Tulsa-based group Green the Vote and delivered to the office of the Oklahoma Secretary of State on Wednesday. Earlier this week, the group admitted to inflating the number […]

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Marianne Yong, a cannabis supporter, hemp farm owner and co-petitioner of November’s upcoming ballot item on recreational sales, speaks out in support of legal recreational marijuana sales and regulation in Klamath Falls at city council Monday, Aug. 6. …read more at https://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/community/city-residents-to-vote-on-recreational-marijuana/article_c0fa2e1d-2a17-5a21-b019-f2113fcae636.html

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Auscann Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:AC8) has raised about $1.9 million from shareholders via a share purchase plan (SPP) at an issue price of $1.05 per share. The SPP follows a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors which raised about $33.4 million. READ: AusCann Group secures $33.4 million to fund ambitious medicinal cannabis future AusCann […]

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Tom Bates, Oklahoma’s interim health commissioner, gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 27, 2018. Bates said the state Department of Health will be ready to implement a new law allowing medical marijuana. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) …read more at https://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/medical-marijuana-committee-asks-lawmakers-to-consider-prohibiting-home-grow/article_741ad76f-c545-5481-80de-c662336db703.html

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A new ordinance allowing up to four medical marijuana provisioning centers in Pontiac has passed. Voters were faced with three vying medical marijuana ordinances during the primary election in Pontiac. Two of the proposals set the city on the path to seeing medical marijuana facilities within its borders while one of the proposals would have […]

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The tiny US territory known as the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CMNI) just took a big step toward ending marijuana prohibition. Lawmakers in the CMNI House of Representatives have overwhelmingly passed a big piece of cannabis legislation. With a margin of 18–1 the new bill would create a legal framework for the sale and […]

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Legislators in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a U.S. territory, have approved a bill to legalize marijuana. Carline Jean/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images By a margin of 18 – 1, with one abstention, the CNMI House of Representatives passed the legislation, which would end cannabis prohibition for adults over 21 and create a system of taxed […]

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