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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013


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  1. Hawaii House Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries — March 4, 2015
  2. D.C. Council Votes Unanimously to Prohibit Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Cannabis Use — March 4, 2015
  3. Bill to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Georgia — March 4, 2015
  4. A D.C. Man Walks Into A Police Station And Asks For Cannabis… And Gets It — March 4, 2015
  5. Survey: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis — March 4, 2015

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  4. WA Legislation to End Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights, Passes Senate — 60 comments
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Hawaii House Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

A proposal to legalize medical cannabis dispensaries in Hawaii has been approved with a 13 to 2 vote by the state’s House Finance Committee. The measure has already received unanimously approval in the House Judiciary Committee, meaning it will now be up for a full House vote. House Bill 321 would establish a system of …

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D.C. Council Votes Unanimously to Prohibit Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Cannabis Use

Washington D.C.’s Council has given approval to legislation which would prohibit employers from testing potential employees for cannabis use. The vote was unanimous. The proposal, titled the Prohibition of Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing Emergency Act, was introduced by Councilmember Vincent Orange and would ban employers from testing for cannabis until after an offer for employment has …

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Bill to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Georgia

Georgia State Senator Curt Thompson has filed a constitutional amendment which would legalize the possession, use and state-licensed distribution of recreational cannabis. The proposal also addresses the medical use of cannabis by allowing patients to purchase the medicine tax-free. Under Senator Thompson’s proposal, the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis would be legal …

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A D.C. Man Walks Into A Police Station And Asks For Cannabis… And Gets It

By Martin Austermuhle, American University Radio D.C. police often confiscate drugs during the course of searches and arrests, but now D.C. residents are legally allowed to ask for them back — and one recently did. According to D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), a resident walked into the Sixth District police station in Ward …

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Survey: Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

For the first time in the poll’s 43 years of existence, the Gold Society Survey has found that a majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational cannabis. The survey is considered by many to be the absolute gold standard in public opinion research, and is widely regarded as the single best source of data …

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Utah Senate Approves Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Utah’s full Senate has given approval to a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. The measure, filed by Republican State Senator Mark Madsen, was approved with a 16 to 13 vote. Senate Bill 259 would allow those with debilitating conditions such as HIV/AIDS and epilepsy to possess and use cannabis-infused products such as edibles, lotions, oils …

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Campaign to Legalize Cannabis in Ohio Raises At Least $36 Million

ResponsibleOhio, a group working to legalize cannabis in Ohio, has raised at least $36 million in their effort to put a legalization initiative on this November’s ballot. Investors have contributed at least $4 million to each of nine limited liability corporations tied to ResponsibleOhio, according to securities offering filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange …

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FOX News Doctor Claims Legalization Causes Crack Babies

By Barry Bard, Aside from Nancy Grace and Bill O’Reilly, it’s become increasingly more rare to hear arguments against marijuana legalization from national media outlets–even FOX news. But FOX’s Medical A-Team doctor David Samadi gave us a blast from the “Reefer Madness” past this weekend, when the ill-informed doctor made some outrageous remarks against cannabis. …

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Bill to Completely Repeal Cannabis Prohibition Introduced in Texas Legislature

Texas State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) has introduced legislation to completely repeal the state’s prohibition on cannabis. This would allow cannabis to be “regulated like tomatoes, jalapeños or coffe.” “Representative Simpson’s HB 2165 harkens back to a time when government did not intervene in the control of marijuana,” Zoe Russell, media spokesperson for Republicans Against …

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Art Gallery that Sells Cannabis Opens in Pierce County, Washington Despite County Ban

An art gallery that sells recreational cannabis opened Sunday in Pierce County, Washington, despite the county’s ban on cannabis sales. Owners Tedd Wetherbee and Mike Henery say that The Gallery in Parkland has received a license from the state’s Liquor Control Board to distribute cannabis, and that’s enough for them.

Hemp Legalization Bill Approved by New Mexico Senate

New Mexico’s full Senate voted 33 to 8 today to approve the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of hemp. The proposal, filed by Senator Cisco McSorley, would establish a regulatory system for the cultivation and production of hemp for research purposes. The proposal also includes a provision to …

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DEA: Utah Legalizing Medical Cannabis Will Lead to Stoned Rabbits

If Utah lawmakers approve a bill to legalize medical cannabis, wildlife – especially rabbits – will “cultivate a taste” for the plant, lose their fear of humans and be stoned all the time. This is according to an agent of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), who made the statements while testifying in opposition to Utah’s …

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