Arkansas AG rejects medical marijuana measure's wording – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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Arkansas AG rejects medical marijuana measure's wording – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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Legalized marijuana gaining support in Tennessee – Marijuana News

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.  (WKRN) – Supporters of legal marijuana hope to spur action on an issue they say has broad support in Tennessee.

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Legalized marijuana gaining support in Tennessee – Marijuana News

Tennessee Cannabis Coalition. Image: WKRN.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  (WKRN) – Supporters of legal marijuana hope to spur action on an issue they say has broad support in Tennessee.

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Georgia Senate bill would make pot possession a misdemeanor – Marijuana News

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ATLANTA | Possession of marijuana would no longer be a felony under legislation awaiting lawmakers when they return next week.

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Georgia Senate bill would make pot possession a misdemeanor – Marijuana News

Detail, Georgia State Senate Chambers. Image via Wikimedia Commons

ATLANTA | Possession of marijuana would no longer be a felony under legislation awaiting lawmakers when they return next week.

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2016 Will Be Marijuana's Big Year – Marijuana News

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2015 was a pretty amazing year for progress in the legalization of marijuana. Four states and the District of Columbia legalized recreational marijuana, many states decriminalized it and several more states approved medical marijuana.

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South Carolina lawmaker pre-files bill to allow medical use of cannabis oil – Marijuana News

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A Landrum lawmaker has pre-filed a bill to allow physicians to prescribe CBD oil, also known as cannabis oil or cannabidiol, for some medical conditions.

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South Carolina lawmaker pre-files bill to allow medical use of cannabis oil – Marijuana News

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A Landrum lawmaker has pre-filed a bill to allow physicians to prescribe CBD oil, also known as cannabis oil or cannabidiol, for some medical conditions.

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Medical marijuana battle continues in Georgia – Marijuana News

Marijuana is used to make cannabidiol oil, which is used for medical purposes in the states that allow it. Image:  WXIA-TV, Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The war on medical marijuana is over - that’s what some are saying following a decision Friday by the federal government to ease its stance on the drug.

But the fight continues in Georgia.

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Medical marijuana battle continues in Georgia – Marijuana News

Marijuana is used to make cannabidiol oil, which is used for medical purposes in the states that allow it. Image:  WXIA-TV, Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The war on medical marijuana is over - that’s what some are saying following a decision Friday by the federal government to ease its stance on the drug.

But the fight continues in Georgia.

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Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana amendment – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

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Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana amendment – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

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Kentucky state senator pre-files bill to legalize cultivation, possession and sale of marijuana – Marijuana News

Kentucky Sen. Perry B. Clark, D-Louisville. Image: WKYT.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Louisville senator on Friday pre-filed the “Cannabis Freedom Act” to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis for people over 21 years old.

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Kentucky state senator pre-files bill to legalize cultivation, possession and sale of marijuana – Marijuana News

Kentucky Sen. Perry B. Clark, D-Louisville. Image: WKYT.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - A Louisville senator on Friday pre-filed the “Cannabis Freedom Act” to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis for people over 21 years old.

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Law enforcement backs legalizing marijuana in Florida – Marijuana News

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NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea.

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Law enforcement backs legalizing marijuana in Florida – Marijuana News

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NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea.

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79-year-old questions Rubio on legalized marijuana during South Carolina visit – Marijuana News

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio during an appearance at the College of Charleston.  Image: Grace Beahm, Post and Courier

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio came to the College of Charleston to talk about the country’s future with its future leaders, only to find himself put on the spot by a 79-year-old woman who wanted to know where he stood on legalizing marijuana.

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Poll: Majority of Texans support Marijuana Policy Reform

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AUSTIN, Texas – Seventy-four percent of Texas adults say the maximum punishment for being caught with pot should be changed from a criminal penalty to a ticket or fine, according to a new poll conducted by The Texas Lyceum.
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Will 59 Million More Americans Get Access to Marijuana in 2016?

California and Florida could both pass legalized marijuana measures next year.

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