Cannabis News

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Lorraine Chow ~ EcoWatch
 
Hemp truly is a cash crop.

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Tenth Amedndment Center
 
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Mar. 12, 2015) – By a 10-1 vote yesterday, a Missouri state House committee approved a bill that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

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David Downs ~ East Bay Express ~
 
In February we detailed how cannabis research is institutionally biased and broadly misinterpreted by the media. Today we get an illustration of that vicious cycle.

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Jonathan Oosting ~ Michigan Live ~
 
LANSING, MI -- Michigan marijuana advocates have confirmed plans to launch a petition drive later this year and hope to put a legalization proposal on the statewide ballot in 2016.

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Jacob Sullum ~ Forbes ~
 
Last December the Justice Department gave a yellow light to marijuana legalization on tribal land, saying it would treat reservations like states in deciding how to enforce the Controlled Substances Act.

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Lydia Saad ~ Gallup
 
PRINCETON, N.J. - A slim majority of Americans, 51%, favor legalizing the use of marijuana - similar to the 50% who supported it in 2011 and 2012, but down from a reading of 58% last year.

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Tuesday January 21

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Tuesday January 21

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Wednesday January 22

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U.S. farmers think the USDA hemp regulations are too stringent.

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Wednesday January 22

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