Georgia GOP delegate to press for medical marijuana on party platform – Cannabis News

One of the leading advocates in Georgia for medical marijuana is headed to Cleveland this month on a crusade to persuade other delegates to the Republican National Convention to endorse medical marijuana as part of the party’s platform.

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Georgia GOP delegate to press for medical marijuana on party platform – Cannabis News

One of the leading advocates in Georgia for medical marijuana is headed to Cleveland this month on a crusade to persuade other delegates to the Republican National Convention to endorse medical marijuana as part of the party’s platform.

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What a Trump Presidency Would Mean for Marijuana Law Reform: Worry - Marijuana News

In true Trump fashion, the man is all over the place, and could at best become a lukewarm ally for state’s rights, or at worst, the leader of a new pot pogrom akin to that of Ronald Reagan.

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What a Trump Presidency Would Mean for Marijuana Law Reform: Worry - Marijuana News

In true Trump fashion, the man is all over the place, and could at best become a lukewarm ally for state’s rights, or at worst, the leader of a new pot pogrom akin to that of Ronald Reagan.

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Here's Where the Remaining Presidential Candidates Stand on Marijuana – Marijuana News

From full legalization to ramping up the War on Drugs, here's your cheat sheet on where the final presidential candidates stand on marijuana.

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Marco Rubio's reefer madness – Marijuana News

Marco Rubio is still fighting the war on weed.

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Marco Rubio's reefer madness – Marijuana News

Marco Rubio is still fighting the war on weed.

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Marijuana Federalists Lead The Republican Field, Pugilistic Prohibitionist Stuck In Single Digits – Marijuana News

With Rand Paul ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP race has lost its strongest supporter of drug policy reform. But the remaining Republican candidates are for the most part not as retrograde in this area as you might expect, especially on the question of how the federal government should respond to state legalization of marijuana.

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Marijuana Federalists Lead The Republican Field, Pugilistic Prohibitionist Stuck In Single Digits – Marijuana News

With Rand Paul ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP race has lost its strongest supporter of drug policy reform. But the remaining Republican candidates are for the most part not as retrograde in this area as you might expect, especially on the question of how the federal government should respond to state legalization of marijuana.

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Ted Cruz's position on marijuana might surprise you – Marijuana News

Marijuana reform is shaping up to be a major issue this election cycle, so where does the GOP front-runner stand on marijuana policy?

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Ted Cruz's position on marijuana might surprise you – Marijuana News

Marijuana reform is shaping up to be a major issue this election cycle, so where does the GOP front-runner stand on marijuana policy?

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GOP debate: In epicenter of legal weed, pot policy talk oddly absent

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Republican presidential candidates don't get pressed about marijuana at CNBC-hosted debate in Boulder.
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Many Republican Presidential Candidates Are Secretly OK With Legal Pot

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Most of the candidates descending on Boulder for Wednesday’s debate have signaled a desire to end the Republicans’ long-running war on pot.
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Comedy and tragedy: When the GOP debate turned to marijuana

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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — One of the signature moments in the latter portion of Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate came on the topic of marijuana.
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Marijuana legalization a 'terrible idea,' says GOP presidential hopeful John Kasich

Ohio Gov. and Presidential Candidate John Kasich addresses the media on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. (Danielle Duval | MLive.com)

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LANSING, MI — Marijuana legalization is a "terrible idea," according to Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose home state will see a pot proposal on the ballot this fall.
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Marco Rubio Says He'd Crack Down on Marijuana If Elected President

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Marco Rubio says that, if elected president, he will crack down on states that have legalized marijuana. He plans to enforce federal law, which prohibits pot.
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Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington

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The legal cannabis industry is using favorable public opinion and a newly legal cash flow to try to transform itself into a force in national politics.
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Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donors

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DENVER (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is holding a groundbreaking fundraiser in Denver Tuesday afternoon.
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Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona.
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Here is Where The GOP 2016 Presidential Contenders Stand On Marijuana Legalization

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Here are the positions that each of the GOP's many 2016 presidential hopefuls -- from the definitely-running to the definitely-maybes -- has taken on marijuana legalization.
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