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Is the World Ready for a Cannabis Explosion? Well, Get Ready, Here It Comes.
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I can recall a time when it was a rarity to hear or read about a news story about cannabis.
Why is support for marijuana legalization hitting record heights? – Cannabis News
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As many as 60 percent of American adults are in favor of marijuana legalization, according to new polls. Why are things changing so quickly for the pro-marijuana movement?
Philly ‘Pop-Up Weed Garden’ Celebrates Pot Decriminalization – Cannabis News
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CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- As many as 300 people gathered Thursday to smoke pot on Eakins Oval, calling it a celebration of the 2nd anniversary of marijuana decriminalization in Philadelphia.
The New York Times Believes End of Marijuana Prohibition Is On the Horizon – Cannabis News
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The paper’s editorial board predicts 2016 marijuana ballot measures will influence national change.
Top 5 Highlights of the Second Annual Southwest Cannabis Conference + Expo – Cannabis News
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To put it blunt-ly (see what we did there?), the second annual Southwest Cannabis Conference + Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this past weekend was a hit.
Iowa governor willing to renew law allowing use of cannabis oil – Cannabis News
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Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy.
Symposium to Explore Economic Opportunity of Cannabis & Hemp Production in Indian Country – Cannabis News
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The symposium is targeted at tribal leaders, regulators, attorneys, investors, and anyone wanting to know more about the new economic opportunity for Indian country.
Iowans push for expanded medical cannabis options – Cannabis News
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DES MOINES | Sick, suffering Iowans and their children came to the Iowa Capitol building Tuesday to urge voters to research legislative candidates' position on expanding access to medical cannabis.
A hug and thanks to NJ Gov. Christie for approving pot for PTSD – Cannabis News
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The day after Gov. Christie signed a bill allowing vets to use marijuana for post-traumatic stress syndrome, he was greeted by cheers - and some boos - as he exited his black SUV and walked to the entrance of the Trenton Statehouse.
Travel guru Rick Steves to tour Massachusetts for pot legalization – Cannabis News
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BOSTON (AP) — Travel guru Rick Steves is kicking off a tour of Massachusetts in support of a pro-marijuana ballot question.
Military Veterans Are Finding Careers, Community, Purpose, and Treatment in the Cannabis Industry - Cannabis News
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Are they the key to federal rescheduling?
At a marijuana conference, the Republican lawmaker's hat said it all: 'Make Cannabis Great Again' – Cannabis News
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I couldn’t find a single person at the State of Marijuana Conference ’16 on the Queen Mary this week willing to predict anything other than success for Proposition 64, the measure that could legalize cannabis in California for adult recreational use.
Maine’s ‘Clean’ Medical Marijuana: ‘Organic’ in Disguise – Cannabis News
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If growers could not use the organic label, they would use another.
Washington D.C. Mayor Proposes Doubling The Amount Medical Marijuana Patients Can Buy – Cannabis News
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Mayor Muriel Bowser is proposing doubling the amount of marijuana that patients can receive in a month, from two to four ounces, citing "best practices."
Dr. Bronner’s pledges $660,000 to marijuana legalization efforts in California, four other states – Cannabis News
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Dr. Bronner’s, a Vista, Calif.-based natural and organic body care products company known for its hemp-based soaps, has pledged to contribute upward of $660,000 to marijuana legalization campaigns in five states.
Mom and I opened a medical marijuana dispensary, here's what we see – Cannabis News
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Among the roughly 700 people who have walked through our doors, the typical patient — at Harbory we call them "members" — skews older and female, a demographic we are proud to match in our incredible staff.

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