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Pot proponents see momentum – Cannabis News

Voters in nine states will get to decide whether to liberalize laws involving marijuana this year in a rush of ballot measures that pro-pot activists see as a critical tipping point in the fight over legalization.

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Boston City Councilors Wu, Jackson Back Legal Marijuana Ballot Question – Cannabis News

Two Boston city councilors are throwing their support behind a November ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.

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43 Percent of Marijuana Entrepreneurs Would Vote For Hillary Right Now – Cannabis News

After Bernie stepped aside in the race for president of the United States, the closest ally the industry has is Hillary Clinton.

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43 Percent of Marijuana Entrepreneurs Would Vote For Hillary Right Now – Cannabis News

After Bernie stepped aside in the race for president of the United States, the closest ally the industry has is Hillary Clinton.

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With cannabis on the ballot, can Clinton and Trump cash in on the pot vote? – Cannabis news

A record number of legal marijuana measures is likely to increase the election turnout, but which candidate will it help the most? The answer is complex.

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With cannabis on the ballot, can Clinton and Trump cash in on the pot vote? – Cannabis news

A record number of legal marijuana measures is likely to increase the election turnout, but which candidate will it help the most? The answer is complex.

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Trump: Cannabis 'should be up to the states' – Cannabis News

TRENTON — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he would not use federal laws to eliminate legalized marijuana in states like Colorado.

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Trump: Cannabis 'should be up to the states' – Cannabis News

TRENTON — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he would not use federal laws to eliminate legalized marijuana in states like Colorado.

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Marijuana lobby finds welcome vibe at the Democratic National Convention – Cannabis News

PHILADELPHIA — Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week.

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Marijuana lobby finds welcome vibe at the Democratic National Convention – Cannabis News

PHILADELPHIA — Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week.

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Lawmakers: Decriminalizing marijuana could be good for Texas business – Cannabis News

Texans who are arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana shouldn’t be locked out of jobs and haunted by minor lapses in judgment for the rest of their lives, business and legislative leaders say.

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Poll: Republican support for legal marijuana hits a new high – Cannabis News

For the first time Republicans narrowly support legalizing marijuana.

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Poll: Republican support for legal marijuana hits a new high – Cannabis News

For the first time Republicans narrowly support legalizing marijuana.

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Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization – Cannabis News

ORLANDO — The Democratic Party endorsed a "reasoned pathway to future legalization" of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, in a tense and unexpected victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization – Cannabis News

ORLANDO — The Democratic Party endorsed a "reasoned pathway to future legalization" of marijuana and called for the drug to be downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, in a tense and unexpected victory for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Medical marijuana act signatures validated, will appear on Arkansas ballot – Cannabis News

An initiated act aimed at legalizing medical marijuana has been cleared for a popular vote Nov. 8.

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Medical marijuana act signatures validated, will appear on Arkansas ballot – Cannabis News

An initiated act aimed at legalizing medical marijuana has been cleared for a popular vote Nov. 8.

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DNC Adds Decriminalizing & Even Legalizing Marijuana To The Platform for November – Cannabis News

The DNC has decided that their platform on marijuana will include allowing states to decide whether or not to decriminalize or legalize the substance, though the party supports both elements.

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DNC Adds Decriminalizing & Even Legalizing Marijuana To The Platform for November – Cannabis News

The DNC has decided that their platform on marijuana will include allowing states to decide whether or not to decriminalize or legalize the substance, though the party supports both elements.

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls on cannabis community to campaign for legalization in November – Cannabis News

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom warned a conference of cannabis industry members Tuesday that they need to get involved in passing a pot legalization measure on the November ballot or the cause will be set back nationally.

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