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Image of Country Western Music Star Willie Nelson smoking marijuana
MELISSA CHAN ~ New York Dailey News ~
 
Country music legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed and a chain of marijuana stores across the country.

Image of industrial hemp farming
Thomas H. Clarke ~  The Daily Chronic ~
 
SANTA FE, NM – Lawmakers in New Mexico have given final approval on a bill to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Susana Martinez.

Image of participants at a Washington DC marijuana seed exchange 3-26-2015
By MyFoxDC.com Web Producer ~
 
Two seed shares are being held this week in D.C. in an effort to help residents grow pot inside their homes.

Image of a Native American Casino that could be selling legal marijuana soon
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.

Image of hemp farmer Ryan Loflin, Springfield Colorado
Tobie Baker ~ The Durango Herald ~
 
An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and residents quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo.

Image of a chart showing Americans favor marijuana legalization
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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