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Wyoming State Seal. Image via Wikimedia Commons
 
Worland City Council members unanimously endorsed a resolution condemning the use of marijuana.

Sign at Denver dispensary. Photo: WeedWorthy.com
 
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted 16-14 on an amendment that would prevent federal funds from being used to prohibit or penalize financial institutions that provide services to marijuana businesses in states where it’s legal.

U.S. Capitol as seen from the Newseum. Image: Jorge Gallo via Wikimedia Commons

Matthew Fleming ~ Roll Call ~

Even though Senate support for a medical marijuana bill is building, it’s not getting the support it needs.

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the California Democratic Party Convention on May 16, 2015. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
 
A panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom hopes to guide the debate on the legalization of marijuana in California with an emphasis on limiting children’s access to cannabis, reducing illegal activity and tightly regulating the drug's growth and sales.

Chris Christie. Image: Wikimedia Commons
 
The New Jersey governor says he would enforce federal laws that criminalize marijuana if elected president.

Cannabis Leaf
 
Despite a recent change regarding the use of cannabis oil for the sick, one state representative doubts Alabama will ever legalize recreational marijuana.

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