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Floridians push for right to smoke medical marijuana - Cannabis News
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A Bradenton woman who says her suffering from ALS is decreased because of smokable medical marijuana gets her day in court Wednesday. She and other plaintiffs are challenging the state's ban on smokable medicine.
Medicating in Wartime: The Cannabis Legacy of Vietnam Veterans - Cannabis News
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April 30th marks the 43rd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon and the end of the War in Vietnam.
In Vermont, 'Women of Cannabis' Cultivate Ideas and Relationships - Cannabis News
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Women can have a special place in Vermont's cannabis industry, according to Kathryn Blume, the content and events manager for cannabis advocacy group Heady Vermont.
‘Scientific American’ Comes Out Strongly In Favor Of Legal Marijuana - Cannabis News
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'It is time to stop treating marijuana like a deadly drug,' nation's oldest monthly magazine says.
Athletes are Leading Cannabis Into the Mainstream - Cannabis News
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Across the United States — and among former professional athletes, especially — people are telling stories of how cannabis curtailed their epileptic seizures, helped manage their chronic pain, and gave them their lives back.
Michigan: 2018 Hash Bash marijuana rally draws thousands in Ann Arbor - Cannabis News
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Gathered under clouds of weed smoke on the University of Michigan Diag, cannabis enthusiasts young and old passed joints and smoked bowls.
Sir Patrick Stewart Lends Support To UK Family Fighting For Medical Cannabis - Cannabis News
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Just over a year ago, British actor Sir Patrick Stewart publicly discussed his use of medical cannabis for the very first time.
Maine’s first radio show on cannabis aims to entertain, and ‘meducate’ - Cannabis News
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The show is a mix of pre-recorded and live segments, with about 20 minutes of talk spread over an hour – brought to you by the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine.
'We can’t let this pass us by': Here's how a Native American tribe in Oregon sees hope with marijuana - Cannabis News
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Spearheaded by younger tribal members who are eager to join the legalization movement sweeping the country, the tribe has taken steps to become the first vertically integrated Native American pot operation — growing pot on the reservation and selling it off-site.
Native American tribes cut out of California market might grow their own - Cannabis News
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American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old.
The Future of Cannabis Is Female, and These Groups Aim to Ease the Way - Cannabis News
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Bros and blunts are cool, but ganja's more of a girl thing these days. With cannabis America's fastest-growing industry, and Los Angeles the capital of that industry, women are determined not to be left out.
Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research - Cannabis News
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The American Legion wants the federal government to focus on cannabis as potential treatment for PTSD and other ailments.
Mr. Steves Goes to Washington, to Talk Drug Policy - Cannabis News
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PBS travel guru Rick Steves appeared in front of Congress to tell Jeff Sessions his idea of pot users is wrong – and the Senate is moving on it.
Is 2018 the year for medical marijuana? Odds are better in Missouri than Kansas - Cannabis News
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Christine Gordon is battling the Kansas Legislature for access to medical marijuana for her 6-year-old daughter, Autumn, who has a form of epilepsy that leaves her with persistent seizures that have not responded to traditional medicines.
Rick Steves Urges Vermont to 'Take the Next Step' in Weed Legalization - Cannabis News
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If you're only familiar with his travel show, "Rick Steves' Europe," you might not guess that the mild-mannered PBS personality is one of America's most prominent advocates for marijuana legalization.
Cannabis industry leaders: Marijuana businesses can redefine Corporate Social Responsibility - Cannabis News
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CSR can boost the cannabis sector’s image and bottom line, industry leaders said during a keynote panel at the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Seed to Sale Show in Denver.

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