State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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Texas patients sharpen plea for medical marijuana legalization - Cannabis news

Advocates for legalizing marijuana in Texas for medical purposes delivered a simple plea to state lawmakers Tuesday night: Don’t let misconceptions continue to block a life-improving treatment for people with serious health problems.

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Texas patients sharpen plea for medical marijuana legalization - Cannabis news

Advocates for legalizing marijuana in Texas for medical purposes delivered a simple plea to state lawmakers Tuesday night: Don’t let misconceptions continue to block a life-improving treatment for people with serious health problems.

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Congress’ spending bill protects medical pot states - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Congress extended protections to 44 states that have legalized medical marijuana in its proposed $1 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September.

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Congress’ spending bill protects medical pot states - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Congress extended protections to 44 states that have legalized medical marijuana in its proposed $1 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September.

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California issues historic medical marijuana rules - Cannabis News

Medical pot patients could see their marijuana become cleaner and safer, with the cost jumping about 10 percent, under new draft regulations for California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry.

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California issues historic medical marijuana rules - Cannabis News

Medical pot patients could see their marijuana become cleaner and safer, with the cost jumping about 10 percent, under new draft regulations for California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry.

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Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law – Cannabis News

MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Once a month, a cardboard box from Colorado appears at the office of a conservative Christian lawmaker in central Georgia, filled with derivatives of marijuana, to be distributed around the state in the shadows of the law.

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Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law – Cannabis News

MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Once a month, a cardboard box from Colorado appears at the office of a conservative Christian lawmaker in central Georgia, filled with derivatives of marijuana, to be distributed around the state in the shadows of the law.

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Medical cannabis advocates tell Texas lawmakers: get moving - Cannabis News

"They need to schedule a hearing on this,” said one advocate. “I know (lawmakers) care about people, I just don’t think they are aware.”

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Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race - Cannabis News

The issue is currently stalled mostly because the current Governor, Chris Christie, has vowed to veto any effort to legalize recreational use of the drug. 

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Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race - Cannabis News

The issue is currently stalled mostly because the current Governor, Chris Christie, has vowed to veto any effort to legalize recreational use of the drug. 

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Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine - Cannabis News

Other states have let some sell early while rules for new stores are created, but who would qualify is debatable.

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Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine - Cannabis News

Other states have let some sell early while rules for new stores are created, but who would qualify is debatable.

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Philadelphia Mayor: Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana like Colorado - Cannabis News

Perhaps the best way to avoid another large marijuana-party raid such as the one that took place in Philadelphia on Saturday is to legalize marijuana altogether at the state level, Mayor Jim Kenney said Monday.

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Philadelphia Mayor: Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana like Colorado - Cannabis News

Perhaps the best way to avoid another large marijuana-party raid such as the one that took place in Philadelphia on Saturday is to legalize marijuana altogether at the state level, Mayor Jim Kenney said Monday.

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South Dakota group pushes to get marijuana measures on the ballot - Cannabis News

New Approach South Dakota is pushing to legalize medical and recreational cannabis in the Mount Rushmore State.

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South Dakota group pushes to get marijuana measures on the ballot - Cannabis News

New Approach South Dakota is pushing to legalize medical and recreational cannabis in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Congressman: The Weed Legalization Movement Is 5 Years From Total Victory - Cannabis News

During a call with reporters, Congressman Earl Blumenauer said the pot reform movement will continue its march to achieve nation-wide legalization as public opinion sways in favor of weed.

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