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Why I Think This Is the Best Marijuana Investment, Bar None
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Business & Finance
Todd Campbell ~ The Motley Fool   There's been a lot of excitement about marijuana legalization during the past year. A big reason for that excitement is the potential for marijuana to make a life-changing impact on patients who are suffering from a variety of tough-to-treat diseases like epilepsy and cancer.
Ted Cruz's Cannabis Conversion Reflects The Political Prudence Of Marijuana Federalism
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Politics
Jacob Sullum ~ Forbes   At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last week, Ted Cruz responded to a question about marijuana legalization in Colorado by endorsing a federalist approach to the issue.
Judiciary Committee hears testimony on Neb. medical marijuana bills
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Law & Crime
Nicole Goodrich ~ KETV Omaha   LINCOLN, Neb. —Both sides of a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska squared off at a Judiciary Committee hearing in Lincoln on Friday.
Colorado gets sued by a third group over marijuana legalization
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Top Stories
Niraj Chokshi ~ The Washington Post   A third group is taking Colorado to court over its decision to legalize pot.
Funding Platforms Emerging for Marijuana Startups
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Brett Relander ~ Investopedia   What do tech startups and marijuana ventures have in common?
Rhode Island Marijuana Legalization: State Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Regulate And Tax Pot Like Alcohol
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Law & Crime
Philip Ross ~ International Business Times   Lawmakers in Rhode Island are expected to introduce a bill into the state legislature Thursday that would legalize marijuana for recreational use and create a legal retail market in the state for the sale and taxation of the leafy commodity.
Sen. Cory Gardner backs bill legalizing industrial hemp on federal level
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Politics
Kieran Nicholson ~ The Denver Post   Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner announced Thursday he is co-sponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, which would legalize industrial hemp for commercial use.
Former player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuana
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Sports
Fox Sports ~ NFL   DENVER (AP) Former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson says he believes the NFL will have no choice but to remove marijuana from its lists of banned substances in the near future.
UN drugs body warns US states and Uruguay over cannabis legalisation
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World News
Alan Travis ~ The Gaurdian   International Narcotics Control Board report says US and Uruguay are breaking drug treaties and warns of huge rise in abuse of ADHD treatment Ritalin
North Carolina inches closer to legalization of medicinal marijuana
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Law & Crime
Max Hunt ~ Mountain Xpress   North Carolina could conceivably be one of the next states to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes, according to a report by higherperspective.com.
Cannabis moderately impairs driving
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Medical News
Chris Kilham ~ MEDICINE HUNTER   With legalization of recreational cannabis now in three states and the District of Columbia, and with medical marijuana laws passed in 23 states, there are going to be more impaired people everywhere, including on the road. So what will happen to drivers after cannabis confections, smoked joints or bong hits?
Tribal Marijuana Conference: A 10-Year Window for Tribes to Capitalize
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Culture & Arts
Jacqueline Keeler ~ Indian Country Today   On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across the country met to discuss forming the first “Tribal Cannabis Association” at the Tulalip Resort Casino on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington State.
Texas Republican Mounts Pro-Marijuana Campaign, Bible in Hand
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Politics
Arit John ~ Bloomberg   State Representative David Simpson says God made cannabis, and the government doesn’t need to fix that.
A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time, according to American authoritative survey
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Top Stories
Christopher Ingraham ~ The Washington Post   For the first time, the General Social Survey - a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standard for public opinion research - shows a majority of Americans favoring the legalization of marijuana.
Mitch McConnell has a Love Affair with Hemp
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Politics
JAMES HIGDON ~ Politico   How the Kentucky senator picked a fight with the DEA and became one of Washington’s top drug policy reformers.
Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers
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U.S. News
state Rep. John Forbes ~ The Des Moines Register   Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture?
The Republican argument to end marijuana prohibition
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Politics
Niraj Chokshi ~ The Washington Post   Texas Republican Rep. David Simpson wants to end marijuana prohibition.
Marijuana Investor Summit 2015 runs for 3 full days, April 20 - April 22.
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Real Estate
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