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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gavin Newsom Explains Why Lawmakers Shouldn’t Be Neutral On Marijuana Legalization – Cannabis News

California’s lieutenant governor fully supports legalizing recreational pot.

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Gavin Newsom Explains Why Lawmakers Shouldn’t Be Neutral On Marijuana Legalization – Cannabis News

California’s lieutenant governor fully supports legalizing recreational pot.

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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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Loss of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Boost for Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

Cannabis legalization advocates will not be among those lamenting her loss.

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Loss of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Boost for Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

Cannabis legalization advocates will not be among those lamenting her loss.

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"Why do Republicans Respect Marijuana Prohibition Like it Came From Moses?" – Cannabis News

Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) take on the RNC.

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"Why do Republicans Respect Marijuana Prohibition Like it Came From Moses?" – Cannabis News

Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) take on the RNC.

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War Vet Fights For Pot Over Addictive Pain Pills – Cannabis News

It was his experience with medical cannabis that got Stephen Mandile up in arms about providing better for Massachusetts veterans.

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Blumenauer Tells DNC to Put Some Teeth Into Its Legalization Plank Already – Cannabis News

“The federal government needs to do more than just allow states to be the laboratories of democracy when it comes to marijuana,” wrote Rep. Blumenauer and his allies.

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Blumenauer Tells DNC to Put Some Teeth Into Its Legalization Plank Already – Cannabis News

“The federal government needs to do more than just allow states to be the laboratories of democracy when it comes to marijuana,” wrote Rep. Blumenauer and his allies.

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