Activism

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Connecticut cannabis activists believe that legalization of recreational cannabis isn’t a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

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“Jeff Sessions is an old dinosaur with old ideas,” said one dispensary customer. “We have a younger, newer, more educated population who will vote that out. It won’t last."

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DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado cannabis companies have found it is hard for them to be charitable.

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Consider making a few adjustments to your dispensary to make the experience a little easier for disabled customers or medical marijuana patients.

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Good music and good cannabis can really make me feel the same way," said keynote speaker Steve DeAngelo, "they both activate the brain-heart connection, they stimulate each other and put one in touch with the other.”

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Several former NFL players advocated the use of cannabis as a healing medicine Saturday during the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in Phoenix.

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Once a month, staff members at the Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance (SCVA) fill more than 100 brown paper bags with high-quality medical cannabis and pass them out for free at a local community center.

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One of the world’s most famous scientists says that the U.S. government’s classification of marijuana has absolutely nothing to do with science.

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A medical cannabis dispensary is opening its doors and donating medicine to those displaced by the wildfires that have ravaged northern California over the last few days.

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Latest numbers from Quinnipiac University Poll also show little support for a federal crackdown in states that have legalized cannabis.

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The Cleveland School of Cannabis says it received approval from the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools this week.

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A local physicians' group is offering free evaluations and registration assistance to military veterans who are interested in using medicinal marijuana in Maryland.

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A cannabis plant in every yard?

That could be the slogan for Dana Larsen’s Overgrow Canada pot-seed campaign.

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If you were watching Sunday's game between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, you may have noticed a particularly green set of cleats on Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan.

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The site is the first step in the state's public education campaign to inform California residents about the drug as it becomes more widely used and available.

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Athletes for Care hopes to change the public's perception of cannabis -- and professional athletes.

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The comic duo Cheech and Chong, who rose to fame in the 1970s and 80s with routines centered around smoking marijuana, shared an apparent Facebook post by a Standish town councilor advocating for the medicinal use of the drug.

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Tribal leaders from California and Washington state believe that the marijuana industry could reap massive economic and health benefits for their communities.

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A 2016 poll noted that 78 percent of South Carolina residents support medical cannabis. 

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TV travel guide Rick Steves is best-known for his mild-mannered jaunts across Europe, but he traveled to Chicago to speak out Tuesday on a favorite side project: legalizing marijuana.

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Absent state action, city governments are reportedly free to change marijuana policy within municipal limits.

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The burgeoning legal marijuana industry has a glass ceiling but it seems loftier and more easily broken than traditional industries.

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The increase has come amid increasingly visible advocacy from veterans’ groups.

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In the so-called “District of Cannabis” it’s legal to grow and consume marijuana, but illegal to buy or sell it. The result of this unique legal grey area has spawned a thriving cottage industry of businesses in Washington, D.C. using the “gifting” loophole.

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Activists call on state and county fair organizers to consider cannabis as another agricultural crop worth displaying to the public.

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Medical cannabis ultimately led him on a journey from Maryland to Colorado and back again, giving him a unique perspective on the dramatic differences in state MMJ programs.

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The powerful veterans group says lack of support puts pioneering, federally approved study in jeopardy.

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Emmanuel Garza moved from Texas to Colorado so his baby daughter could get the medical marijuana treatment she needed. Legislation to legalize the same treatment in Texas failed to pass during the regular legislative session.

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana.

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From creating edibles to crafting policy, these women are influencing the way marijuana industry is rolling out in America.

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Remembrances of the legendary cannabis activist, on what would have been his 78th birthday.

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From cultivation to managing shops to keeping them secure, veterans find a calling in all levels of the cannabis industry.

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Last weekend brought Seattle Hempfest—AKA the biggest annual cannabis event on the planet—to the Seattle waterfront, for three days of pro-cannabis outreach, activism, music, mingling, marketing, and glorious sunshine.