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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Makes It to Official Ballot in Alaska

Legalizing recreational marijuana had made it to the official ballot in Alaska as confirmed by Mead Treadwell, the state’s lieutenant governor. The recreational marijuana initiative petition 13PSUM notice of proper filing was posted on the government of Alaska’s website. The proposition would be put on the election ballot for the Primary Election on August 19, […]

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Legalize marijuana group sets up shop in Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One group is hoping to change marijuana laws in Texas. The Marijuana Policy Project helped to pass Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws back in 2012, and now they’re setting up shop here in Austin. The Marijuana Policy Project says they’re giving themselves five years to legalize marijuana in Texas. They’ve already helped pass similar […]

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Marijuana Decriminalization in U.S. Capital Passes Council

The Washington city council voted to decriminalize marijuana consumption in private homes, adding the nation’s capital to a growing list of states that have loosened sanctions for using the drug. The council today approved reducing the punishment for possession of as much as an ounce of marijuana to a fine, instead of potential jail time. […]

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MPP’s Rob Kampia Discusses the Future of Texas Marijuana Policy Reform

MPP’s Rob Kampia Discusses the Future of Texas Marijuana Policy Reform On March 1, MPP officially began lobbying for marijuana policy reform directly in the Texas legislature. Over the next several years, we will be working with supportive lawmakers and local advocates to remove the threat of jail for simple possession of marijuana, and eventually end marijuana […]

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Marijuana: Future in the United States

Marijuana’s reputation in the United States has seen a dramatic shift over the past four to five decades. It has gone  from having an intensely negative legal and social stigma including heavy condemnation from the government, to being increasingly accepted by the public and legalized for medicinal use in twenty states (legalized for recreational use […]

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Marijuana Moms More Powerful Than Soccer Moms

The medical marijuana debate is in full swing with 20 states on board and several others ready to take the plunge. An unlikely source of advocates namely, moms, could become as powerful as soccer moms in the fight for their children. Soccer moms have earned the reputation of being  intelligent cheerleaders and outspoken advocates for their […]

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Marijuana Revenue Could Pay Off Our National Debt

Colorado estimates generating 100 million in marijuana taxes, after generating one billion in marijuana sales. Do you really believe that the drug Cartels will walk away from that king of revenue flow? How long do you think it will take for other States open marijuana sales? Read More

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The Marijuana Industry Pleads With Congress: Treat Us Like a Regular Business

The House Budget Committee isn’t the most august room in Congress, but it commands respect, what with its oil portraits of former chairmen including Leon Panetta, who went on to be Defense Secretary and CIA director. But  it was the site on Tuesday of a briefing by the National Cannabis Industry Association, which you can […]

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Colo. poll: 57 percent say legal pot OK

A majority of Coloradans believe marijuana use should be legal, marking growing support since the 2012 ballot measure and two months after its legalization in the state in January. Fifty-seven percent of Colorado voters think marijuana use should be legal, while only 35 percent think it should be illegal, according to a poll published Wednesday by Public […]

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Federal inaction spells bad news for marijuana business

FORTUNE — The extremely slow pace at which the federal government is moving toward its inevitable legalization of marijuana is creating two major problems, one short-term and one long-term. In the short term, an industry that most Americans want to see legitimized is severely hampered by the fact that what it does is a still […]

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