Where does Donald Trump stand on cannabis? It’s anyone’s guess – Cannabis News

At the Republican National Convention this week, Donald J. Trump will be officially crowned the party’s presidential candidate. With the possibility of a Trump presidency becoming very, very real, cannabis advocates are naturally curious about just what that would mean for legalization efforts.

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Where does Donald Trump stand on cannabis? It’s anyone’s guess – Cannabis News

At the Republican National Convention this week, Donald J. Trump will be officially crowned the party’s presidential candidate. With the possibility of a Trump presidency becoming very, very real, cannabis advocates are naturally curious about just what that would mean for legalization efforts.

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Which country is really the No. 1 consumer of marijuana? – Marijuana News

If you go by United Nation figures, Icelanders consume the most cannabis as a percentage of the national population. However, if you take a closer look at the numbers, that doesn’t mean much.

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Taxpayers are paying $60 for every pot plant the DEA destroys in Oregon

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The Drug Enforcement Administration spent $960,000 to destroy marijuana plants in that state in 2014 as part of its "Cannabis Eradication Program," according to a recent report by NBC affiliate KGW in Portland, Ore.
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Willie Nelson and his 'Willie's Reserve' marijuana brand has scored private equity dollars

Snoop Dogg just launched a cannabis lifestyle website

Honolulu, Hawaii. Hip Hop artist Snoop Dogg at a special concert for over 8000 military personnel and their dependents during the 2005  Bodog Salutes the Troops event.  Image: US Navy via Wikimedia Commons

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San Francisco (AFP) - Snoop Dogg is rolling his love for cannabis into a new lifestyle website intended to be an online "encyclopedia" for anything anyone would want to know about pot.
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Colorado's marijuana tax revenues nearly double 2014 figures

Pot is tax-free in Colorado on Wednesday

The One Battle That Marijuana Users May Not Win

Oregon wedding features marijuana bar, budtender

Some mining firms are switching to cannabis as the lure of commodities fades

NORML: Marijuana reform hinges on state politics

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

A top NORML official says the number of states that vote in favor of legalizing or decriminalizing cannabis next year will affect the legal marijuana movement’s momentum.

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The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana

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24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 11 states where by law residents in possession of small amounts of the drug are not punishable by jail time, and medical marijuana use is permitted.
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A new Florida marijuana initiative would legalize the plant for adults

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Florida marijuana activists have launched a voter initiative called “Regulate Florida,” which would amend the Florida constitution to legalize and regulate adult use of marijuana in the Sunshine State.
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On Capitol Hill, Pot Bills Stalled Despite Increased Support

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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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Here are the states most likely to legalize marijuana next

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Matt Levin ~ Houston Chronicle ~
 
Four states and the nation’s capital have legalized marijuana in the past few years. Polls indicate that other states will soon blaze a trail of legalization throughout the U.S.
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Marijuana Prices Drop 5%

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Marijuana prices are actually measured nationwide, although it seems odd that numbers for what is an illegal substance in many states could be tracked.
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Pot law firm endows marijuana law professorship at DU

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Associated Press ~ 9 News ~
 
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver.
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Police prepare for Oregon marijuana law to take effect

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ONTARIO, Ore. - Oregon's marijuana law is set to take effect on July 1, allowing for recreational sales and use of the drug for people 21 and older.
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No free pot samples, or sales, allowed at this year

Image of free marijuana sample available at the 2014 Canabis Cup in Denver
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
The free sampling of businesses’ marijuana, edibles and concentrates — a tradition that has long been a primary draw for fans of the annual Cannabis Cups that happen around the world — will no longer happen so freely at the Denver event.
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