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Marijuana Legalization Could Get a Boost in a Democratic Senate – Cannabis News

The momentum toward marijuana legalization — already accelerated this year by a raft of state ballot measures — could get an even bigger boost if Democrats win control of the Senate.

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Marijuana Legalization Could Get a Boost in a Democratic Senate – Cannabis News

The momentum toward marijuana legalization — already accelerated this year by a raft of state ballot measures — could get an even bigger boost if Democrats win control of the Senate.

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Lindsey Graham’s Mind-Expanding Pot Journey – Cannabis News

The conservative senator’s evolving views track a striking shift in public opinion on medical marijuana.

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Cannabis and politics: One expert’s view as the clock winds down to the November elections – Cannabis News

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~

With around four months to go ahead of the November elections, observers of America’s marijuana legalization movement are closely watching the legal and political maneuvering underway on both the state and national level.

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Cannabis and politics: One expert’s view as the clock winds down to the November elections – Cannabis News

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~

With around four months to go ahead of the November elections, observers of America’s marijuana legalization movement are closely watching the legal and political maneuvering underway on both the state and national level.

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Why the CARERS Act is so significant for marijuana policy reform – Marijuana News

What does this somewhat anonymous legislation seek to do and what would it mean for state policy toward medical marijuana?

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Why the CARERS Act is so significant for marijuana policy reform – Marijuana News

What does this somewhat anonymous legislation seek to do and what would it mean for state policy toward medical marijuana?

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This Policy Wonk is Changing the Conversation About Cannabis on Capitol Hill - Marijuana News

John Hudak isn’t a politician, a legalization advocate, or a cannabis entrepreneur. He walks unrecognized through industry conferences. But in the past six months, he’s quietly become one of the most influential voices on national cannabis policy.

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This Policy Wonk is Changing the Conversation About Cannabis on Capitol Hill - Marijuana News

John Hudak isn’t a politician, a legalization advocate, or a cannabis entrepreneur. He walks unrecognized through industry conferences. But in the past six months, he’s quietly become one of the most influential voices on national cannabis policy.

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A Surprising Pro-Cannabis Voice in Congress – Marijuana News

As primary season keeps on going, one former candidate has taken a daring progressive step as the rest of his party’s reactionary experiment continues blindly on.

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Marijuana companies struggle to find a place to put their green

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Kathleen Burke ~ MarketWatch.com ~

Federal regulations force businesses into cash-only operations.
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Kirsten Gillibrand Set To Be The First Ever Sitting Senator To Address Cannabis Industry Conference

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY) speaks at a Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing
 
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is set to become the first ever sitting senator to give a keynote speech for a cannabis industry conference later in September, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
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On Capitol Hill, Pot Bills Stalled Despite Increased Support

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.

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Historic Senate Vote Tells DEA to Butt Out of Medical Marijuana States

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The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to rein in the DEA.
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Here's what might happen to marijuana prices if it were legalized across the US

Image of legal marijuana at The Grass Station, one of Denver's best recreational marijuana dispensaries.
 
Over the last two decades marijuana has practically been an unstoppable force.
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