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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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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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Though we’re only a little over seven months into 2018, this has turned into a banner year for the legal cannabis industry. We’ve witnessed a handful of marijuana stocks up-list from over-the-counter to a reputable U.S. exchange, and seen Vermont become the first state to legalize adult-use marijuana entirely through the legislative process. And, as […]

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Northern Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy is criticizing his two potential Democratic opponents for supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana in the United States. Seventh Congressional District Democratic primary candidates Margaret Engebretson and Brian Ewert said they supported legalizing the drug in a WPR debate last week. Duffy said marijuana could lead to harder drugs, […]

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RACINE COUNTY, WI — Two Racine County Supervisors are calling for the legalization of marijuana with the intention of using tax revenues to support specific community projects. The supervisors are encouraging the public to attend two County Board meetings this month to weigh in on the issue. Racine County supervisors Nick Demske and Fabi Maldonado […]

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CLOSE NJ RAMP representatives, Linden Councilman Peter Brown and Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, met with APP staffers Mike Davis and Randy Bergmann Ryan Ross, Doug Hood, Brian Johnston Buy Photo Assembly Speakers Craig Coughlin has announced his support for legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey.(Photo: Doug Hood )Buy Photo One of the potentially final […]

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Though we’re only a little over seven months into 2018, this has turned into a banner year for the legal cannabis industry. We’ve witnessed a handful of marijuana stocks up-list from over-the-counter to a reputable U.S. exchange, and seen Vermont become the first state to legalize adult-use marijuana entirely through the legislative process. And, as […]

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Though we’re only a little over seven months into 2018, this has turned into a banner year for the legal cannabis industry. We’ve witnessed a handful of marijuana stocks up-list from over-the-counter to a reputable U.S. exchange, and seen Vermont become the first state to legalize adult-use marijuana entirely through the legislative process. And, as […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday appointed a panel to draft legislation that would legalize the use of marijuana by adults in the state. The governor’s panel will be made up of people with specialized knowledge of the issue, including experts in public health, public safety, and economics, and the leaders of relevant state agencies. Gov. Cuomo tasked the group to […]

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