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Georgia parents furious over marijuana ruling – Cannabis News
Politics
ATLANTA - Georgia parents fighting to get their children potentially life changing medicine are furious over a federal government’s decision on marijuana.
Medical marijuana measure approved in North Dakota for November ballot – Cannabis News
Politics
A measure allowing people in North Dakota to purchase marijuana for treatment of nearly a dozen medical conditions will be placed on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Arizona to vote on marijuana legalization in November – Cannabis News
Politics
Arizona voters are poised to decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Hillary Clinton Campaign Says She Would Reschedule Marijuana – Cannabis News
Politics
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to reschedule marijuana if she is elected in November, according to a statement issued by the campaign.
Bernie Sanders Slams Decision Not To Reclassify Marijuana – Cannabis News
Politics
The Vermont progressive has introduced legislation that would free states to regulate it as they see fit.
Feds Open Door To More Pot Research While Keeping It Classified As A ‘Dangerous’ Drug – Cannabis News
Politics
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday that it is ending the federal government’s decades-long monopoly on cultivation of marijuana for research purposes, a move that is expected to usher in more scientific analysis of the plant’s medical benefits.
Obama Administration Set to Remove Barrier to Marijuana Research – Cannabis News
Politics
The Obama administration is planning to remove a major roadblock to marijuana research, officials said Wednesday, potentially spurring broad scientific study of a drug that is being used to treat dozens of diseases in states across the nation despite little rigorous evidence of its effectiveness.
Ohio hiring pot expert – Cannabis News
Politics
CINCINNATI — The state of Ohio is hiring a pot expert, specifically someone to assist with the cultivation of marijuana.
Delaware marijuana industry set to expand, slowly – Cannabis News
Politics
Where does Delaware’s program stand one year after opening its first dispensary and five years since legalization?
43 Percent of Marijuana Entrepreneurs Would Vote For Hillary Right Now – Cannabis News
Politics
After Bernie stepped aside in the race for president of the United States, the closest ally the industry has is Hillary Clinton.
With cannabis on the ballot, can Clinton and Trump cash in on the pot vote? – Cannabis news
Politics
A record number of legal marijuana measures is likely to increase the election turnout, but which candidate will it help the most? The answer is complex.
Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois – Cannabis News
Politics
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
Trump: Cannabis 'should be up to the states' – Cannabis News
Politics
TRENTON — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he would not use federal laws to eliminate legalized marijuana in states like Colorado.
Gavin Newsom Explains Why Lawmakers Shouldn’t Be Neutral On Marijuana Legalization – Cannabis News
Politics
California’s lieutenant governor fully supports legalizing recreational pot.
In Maine, advocates for legalizing marijuana set up campaign headquarters ahead of November ballot – Cannabis News
Politics
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Advocates for the legalization of possession and recreational use marijuana will be opening a campaign headquarters in Portland ahead of the November ballot.
Tim Kaine isn’t for legal cannabis, but he wouldn’t shut it down – Cannabis News
Politics
For the cannabis-conscious voter, Kaine can be described in one word: unimpressive.

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