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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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Allen Scott ~ Coin Telegraph
 
A major milestone was achieved February 26, 2015 when Washington DC officially legalized cannabis for recreational use. Could this historic move in America’s capital also bolster the chances for another disruptive industry, namely cryptocurrencies?

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Luke Brinker ~ Salon
 
Bipartisan trio wants to end federal obstacles to legalizing cannabis for medicinal purposes

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Gov. Gary Johnson
Nick Givas ~ The Daily Caller
Gov. Gary Johnson spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, taking part in a debate over the merits of drug legalization.

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state Rep. John Forbes ~ The Des Moines Register
 
Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it be in the mix for Iowa agriculture?

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Melanie Moon ~ Fox 2 Now St. Louis
 
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the first time in nearly 80 years cannabis will be grown legally in Missouri.

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