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Senators move to give veterans access to medical marijuana – Marijuana News
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed an amendment that would let Veterans Affairs doctors discuss and recommend marijuana as a potential medical treatment in states where it is legal.
A Cannabis Activist’s Tribute To Merle Haggard – Marijuana News
Haggard was a well-known marijuana smoker who often smoked before going on stage to perform and said he stopped when medicinal marijuana became legal in California. “There’s no way I’m going to smoke somethin’ that’s legal, so I quit,” he said. “But I think it’s like onions: You ought to be able to grow it if you want it.”
Advocates take their protest over pot laws to the White House – Marijuana News
The mass of protesters gathered outside the White House couldn’t quite wait for 4:20 Saturday afternoon, the pre-planned time they had designated to light their marijuana-packed joints and pipes in protest of the federal laws that prohibit the drug’s consumption.
Attention senior class-trip chaperones, cherry blossom lovers, and anyone else who may wander by the White House on Saturday: Brace yourself for a cloud of marijuana smoke — and, possibly, mass arrests.
Oregon marijuana dispensaries soon can sell edibles and extracts to recreational customers – Marijuana News
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law a provision of SB 1511, which will allow dispensaries to sell marijuana edibles and extracts to recreational customers.
There is a lot of confusion about the difference between hemp, cannabis and marijuana.
A new survey by the Associated Press and the University of Chicago finds that a record-high percentage of Americans -- 61 percent -- say they support marijuana legalization.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans 4 Medical Cannabis hosted a Compassionate Cannabis Rally at the Capitol on Tuesday to support legislation that would expand the state's current medical cannabis law.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. But for many veterans, the debate is already over.
Colorado to certify industrial hemp seeds in an initiative touted as first in the nation – Marijuana News
Colorado, already a national leader in hemp cultivation, is pushing forward with a plan to certify seed, in part to ensure THC levels, the active ingredient in marijuana, do not exceed legal levels.
Pennsylvania could soon legalize medical marijuana. Here's where other states stand. – Marijuana News
Once the Pennsylvania bill takes effect, nearly half of the states across the US will allow legal medical marijuana.
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Thanks to changing federal and state regulations, the marijuana industry in California is booming. And now women are taking the lead and breaking through the "grass ceiling."
State legislators have been squeamish about tackling legalization directly. And in the absence of action on their part, voters have taken measures into their own hands, driving successful legalization initiatives in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and D.C.
Washington (AFP) - Legal marijuana is becoming more and more entrenched in the United States each year, and 2016 looks to be no exception.
What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? One only has to look at the rift between the marijuana industry (aka, the unstoppable force) and the federal government (the immovable object) to get a good feel.
The marijuana industry has a bone to pick with the media, and it involves beanies, tie-dye tees, and Sean Penn's iconic character, Jeff Spicoli.