Medical marijuana advocates to host lobbying day in Washington - Cannabis News

Medical marijuana advocates will descend on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Medical marijuana advocates to host lobbying day in Washington - Cannabis News

Medical marijuana advocates will descend on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Marijuana reforms flood state legislatures – Cannabis News

Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen laws restricting access to or criminalizing marijuana, a rush of legislative activity that supporters hope reflects a newfound willingness by public officials to embrace a trend toward legalization.

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Marijuana reforms flood state legislatures – Cannabis News

Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen laws restricting access to or criminalizing marijuana, a rush of legislative activity that supporters hope reflects a newfound willingness by public officials to embrace a trend toward legalization.

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Virginia: Top prosecutors in Hampton, Newport News declined pot cases – Cannabis News

When his city was hit with a rash of homicides and violent gun crimes in 2012, Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney Anton Bell said he took a hard look at the kinds of cases his office was working.

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Virginia: Top prosecutors in Hampton, Newport News declined pot cases – Cannabis News

When his city was hit with a rash of homicides and violent gun crimes in 2012, Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney Anton Bell said he took a hard look at the kinds of cases his office was working.

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Is transporting marijuana legally between states a pipe dream, or will legalization trend propel change? – Cannabis News

Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.

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Is transporting marijuana legally between states a pipe dream, or will legalization trend propel change? – Cannabis News

Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.

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Marijuana wins big on election night – Cannabis News

Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives Tuesday night, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for marijuana reform since 2012, when Colorado and Washington first approved the drug's recreational use.

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Marijuana wins big on election night – Cannabis News

Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives Tuesday night, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for marijuana reform since 2012, when Colorado and Washington first approved the drug's recreational use.

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Across America, efforts to decriminalize marijuana are pitting cities vs. states – Cannabis News

Local ordinances to decriminalize weed are catching hold, but not all are successful as their home states attempt to enforce far stricter laws.

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Across America, efforts to decriminalize marijuana are pitting cities vs. states – Cannabis News

Local ordinances to decriminalize weed are catching hold, but not all are successful as their home states attempt to enforce far stricter laws.

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Nashville becomes 1st city in Tennessee to decriminalize small amounts of pot – Cannabis News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The city of Nashville became the first in the state of Tennessee to lessen the penalty for small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night.

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Nashville becomes 1st city in Tennessee to decriminalize small amounts of pot – Cannabis News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The city of Nashville became the first in the state of Tennessee to lessen the penalty for small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night.

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An unprecedented number of states will vote on marijuana this fall – Cannabis News

This is a pivotal year for American drug policy. More states than ever will consider easing restrictions on marijuana use this November: Voters in five states will decide whether to fully legalize recreational use, while voters in four more will weigh in on whether to allow medical marijuana.

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An unprecedented number of states will vote on marijuana this fall – Cannabis News

This is a pivotal year for American drug policy. More states than ever will consider easing restrictions on marijuana use this November: Voters in five states will decide whether to fully legalize recreational use, while voters in four more will weigh in on whether to allow medical marijuana.

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The Biggest Legislative Marijuana Policy Reforms of 2016 – Cannabis News

This year is already the most important year in the history of the movement to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

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Texas Panhandle group works to reform cannabis laws – Cannabis News

Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.

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Texas Panhandle group works to reform cannabis laws – Cannabis News

Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.

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Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois – Cannabis News

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.

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