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Mexico Supreme Court says ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutional - Cannabis News

Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an absolute ban on recreational use of marijuana was unconstitutional, effectively leaving it to lawmakers to regulate consumption of the drug.

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The Politics of Pot: How Elections Will Play Into Weed Laws - Cannabis News

Entrepreneurs and investors who are flocking to the industry say legalization is inevitable in the U.S. But while more than 60 percent of Americans support making pot legal, the politics remain fraught.

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Marijuana Ballot Measures Could Drive Democratic Voters, But Candidates Aren’t Running On It - Cannabis News

Four states will vote on ballot initiatives to decriminalize pot.

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Supply chain stalled by 72,000 truckers who failed strict drug tests

Sixty-six percent of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, another new high in Gallup's trend over nearly half a century.

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Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins - Cannabis News

Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest public policy challenge in decades.

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Congressman Issues 'Blueprint To Legalize Marijuana' For Democratic House In 2019 - Cannabis News

A key Democratic congressman has a step-by-step plan to enact the end of federal marijuana prohibition in 2019 if his party takes control of the House, and he's laying it all out in a new memo.

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Marijuana and the Mid-Terms: A new opportunity for cannabis legalization in some key Midwestern states - Cannabis News

The momentum for cannabis reform in the U.S., which has had landmark political success beginning in 2012, appears to be gaining speed ahead of next month’s midterm elections.

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Senator: White House drug office vows objective pot study - Cannabis News

A White House drug office official has offered assurances that a marijuana policy panel will be objective and dispassionate as it examines the impact of legalization in some states, a Colorado senator said.

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New rulings on medical marijuana use go against employers - Cannabis News

It's the latest in a series of clashes between U.S. and state laws around the country that came out in favor of medical marijuana users trying to keep or obtain jobs with drug-testing employers.

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As Medical Marijuana Becomes More Accepted, Veterans Urge the VA To Prescribe It - Cannabis News

Though medical marijuana is legal in most states, the Department of Veterans Affairs will neither recommend nor prescribe it because of a longstanding federal law.

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Here Are Preliminary Polling Results for Every Marijuana Ballot Initiative This November - Cannabis News

In a little over a month, Americans will head to the voting booths to vote in a very important midterm election that will have major impact on control of Congress and the Donald Trump presidency.

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Marijuana businesses set to expand in downtown Chicago after city eases limits

Cannabis legalization goes before the voters in a number of states on Nov. 6.

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Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress - Cannabis News

“If this bill moves forward, I hope NIDA, DEA and FDA will seek significant input from experienced cannabis growers as they develop standards for good manufacturing practices.”

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Signs Onto Marijuana Bill After Decades Of Drug War Advocacy - Cannabis News

A bill that would amend federal law to give states the autonomy to set their own marijuana policies gained a tenth cosponsor last week, and a somewhat surprising one at that.

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Marijuana Bill Approved By Congressional Committee, Despite Drug Conviction Restriction Dispute - Cannabis News

A powerful U.S. House panel that oversees federal drug enforcement efforts approved a bill on Thursday to require the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to begin issuing more licenses to grow marijuana for research.

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Warren: If Democrats take Senate, they'll vote on marijuana bill - Cannabis News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Ma.) said she is confident that Democrats would vote on a marijuana bill that would allow states to regulate marijuana without federal interference should they retake the Senate in November.

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One in seven U.S. adults used marijuana in 2017 - Cannabis News

With more and more states legalizing marijuana, whether for medical use, recreational use, or both, increasing numbers of Americans are using cannabis.

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Will Joe Biden Change His Position On Legalizing Cannabis?

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) thinks that the federal government should keep its hands off the increasing number of states legalizing cannabis.

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DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. - Cannabis News

The 2,450,000 grams of marijuana the narcotics agency wants grown in the country in 2019 is a significant bump up from the 443,680 grams the agency authorized for 2018.

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Study On Marijuana And PTSD In Military Veterans Only Needs A Few More Volunteers - Cannabis News

The first controlled study examining marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder needs just a handful more U.S. military veterans to volunteer as test subjects before it can be completed, the study’s nonprofit sponsor announced Thursday.

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