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Celebrity Cannabis Advocates at the Democratic National Convention – Cannabis News
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Don't hold your breath in hope of hearing presidential nominee Hillary Clinton or her vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine discuss marijuana at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.
Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals – Cannabis News
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During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home.
Giant marijuana joints, Sanders supporters among Philadelphia marchers on DNC Day 1- Cannabis News
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Hundreds of demonstrators on Monday marched from City Hall to the Wells Fargo Center – site of the Democratic National Convention – with a message calling for the legalization of marijuana.
Oregon cannabis fair gives away free pot samples – Cannabis News
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Cannabis Association tried something new at its first ever summer fair — free samples of pot.
Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ – Cannabis News
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About 200 people gathered outside the Washington State Capitol on Friday for the second annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March to bring hope to war veterans and advocate for a bill that would include post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in the state’s medical cannabis program.
5 Women Rocking the Cannabis Industry – Cannabis News
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MERRY JANE presents "Trailblazing Cannabis" highlighting women thriving in the legal marijuana industry.
51-foot marijuana joint coming to Philly for the DNC – Cannabis News
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Activists celebrate the strides they've made in a once intractable issue in recent years.
War Vet Fights For Pot Over Addictive Pain Pills – Cannabis News
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It was his experience with medical cannabis that got Stephen Mandile up in arms about providing better for Massachusetts veterans.
In Indianapolis, cannabis church rolls up its first year - Cannabis News
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Has it already been a year since the First Church of Cannabis tested Indiana's religious freedom law and held its first service at its southeast side church? Holy smoke.
Why the Marijuana Business Is Appealing to Female Entrepreneurs – Cannabis News
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So much about selling legal cannabis remains to be worked out—including the industry’s gender norms.
Massachusetts group far exceeds required signatures to get legalization on ballot – Cannabis News
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BOSTON — Supporters of a proposal that could make Massachusetts the fifth U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana expressed confidence they would easily meet a Wednesday deadline for voter signatures and qualify for the November state ballot.
Marijuana industry finds unlikely spokespeople in athletes and parents – Cannabis News
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Few industries have been able to change their narratives as drastically as legal marijuana, and it has done so with the help of two sympathetic groups: Football players with a traumatic brain disease and sick children.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls on cannabis community to campaign for legalization in November – Cannabis News
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom warned a conference of cannabis industry members Tuesday that they need to get involved in passing a pot legalization measure on the November ballot or the cause will be set back nationally.
Country's largest cannabis business summit lands in Oakland – Cannabis News
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OAKLAND -- Roughly 3,000 people flocked to the Marriott Oakland City Center this week for a business conference that, in many ways, was just like any other.
Women see no ceiling in Maryland medical marijuana industry – Cannabis News
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The burgeoning sisterhood of Maryland's marijuana entrepreneurs gathered in the back room of a Columbia chain restaurant recently, swapping business ideas over chicken wings and cheese cubes.
They smell opportunity in Texas marijuana 'green rush' – Cannabis News
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Texas, as it turns out, just may be one of the best states in the nation to grow pot.

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