Anthony Martinelli

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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013


Latest posts

  1. Bill to Defelonize Drug Possession Passed Into law in Maine — May 2, 2016
  2. Connecticut Legislature Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis for Children, Governor to Sign — May 1, 2016
  3. Louisiana Hemp Bill Passed by House of Representatives — April 29, 2016
  4. S’more Please: Recipe for Cannabis-Infused Marshmallows — April 29, 2016
  5. Alabama’s Full Legislature Votes 124 to 7 to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil — April 29, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. North Carolina Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by House of Representatives — 209 comments
  2. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 156 comments
  3. Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Receives Approval from Mississippi Secretary of State — 140 comments
  4. Washington Governor Signs Bill to Close Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights — 93 comments
  5. Washington Bill to Shutdown Dispensaries Passes House Committee — 92 comments

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Bill to Defelonize Drug Possession Passed Into law in Maine

LD 1554, a proposal to defelonize the personal possession of drugs such as cocaine and heroin, has been passed into law in Maine. The measure has become law without the signature of Governor Paul LePage. Under the proposed law, the personal possession of small amounts of drugs such as cocaine, heroin, meth and oxycodone would …

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Connecticut Legislature Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis for Children, Governor to Sign

Just a couple days after the Connecticut House of Representatives voted 129 to 13 to pass a bill to legalize the medical use of cannabis medicines for those under 18, the state’s Senate has voted 23 to 11 to pass the same measure. It now goes to Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who introduced the bill. …

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Louisiana Hemp Bill Passed by House of Representatives

Legislation to establish an industrial hemp pilot program has been given approval by Louisiana’s House of Representatives. The bill’s passage is the first step towards the state’s full acceptance of hemp as a legal agricultural commodity, according to the bill’s primary sponsor, State Representative Jack Montoucet. House Bill 1085 was given approval on Tuesday with …

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S’more Please: Recipe for Cannabis-Infused Marshmallows

By Keira Fae, Hi! Keira from Ambrosia here with another delicious cannabis treat! Today we’re going to learn how to make Marshmellows, cannabis-infused marshmallows. When it comes to classic sweets, few things compete with the beloved marshmallow. Whether you’re making s’mores around a campfire, whipping up rice krispies in the kitchen, or snuggling up …

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Alabama’s Full Legislature Votes 124 to 7 to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil

Alabama’s full legislature has passed a measure to legalize the medical use of low-THC cannabis oil for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. The proposal was approved with overwhelming bipartisan support: the vote was 95 to 4 in the House of Representatives, and 29 to 3 in the Senate. The bill now goes …

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Kansas Legislature Passes Bill to Reduce Penalties for Cannabis Possession

The Kansas House of Representatives on Friday gave approval to legislation that would reduce penalties for the possession of cannabis. The measure has already been passed by the state’s Senate with a unanimous 38 to 0 vote, meaning it will now go to Governor Sam Brownback for consideration; the vote in the House was 96 …

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Tips and Tricks to Prevent Cannabis Odor

By Robert Bergman, Marijuana has an undeniably, strong, unique smell that anyone can recognize. How many times have you been out and suddenly you were hit with it? I am pretty sure you were 100% aware of what it was you were smelling. This odor is appealing to some, however, it can completely blow …

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Bill to Study Drug Decriminalization Passed by Full Hawaii Legislature

Hawaii’s House of Representatives voted 44 to 6 yesterday to pass a bill that would study the potential decriminalization of drug possession. The measure has already been passed by the full Senate; it does not need approval from the governor to take effect, as it’s a concurrent resolution HCR 127 directs the state’s Legislative Research …

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Poll: Strong Majority of Utah Residents Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

The vast majority of those living in Utah support the move to legalize the medical use of cannabis, according to a new poll commissioned by UtahPolicy and conducted by Dan Jones & Associates. According to the poll, 66% of those in Utah support legalizing medical cannabis – given it’s prescribed by a doctor – with …

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Over $37 Million in Legal Cannabis Sold on 4/20 in the U.S.

There was $37.5 million spent on the legal purchase of cannabis and cannabis products on April 20 this year, a roughly 30% increase from April 20 of last year. April 20 (4/20), of course, is the unofficial cannabis holiday, celebrated by cannabis consumers and supporters worldwide. According to MJ Freeway, which tracks the legal cannabis …

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Legislation to Legalize Hemp Given Approval by Missouri Senate Committee

Missouri’s Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee has given approval to House Bill 2038, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp. The measure, introduced by Representative Paul Curtman, would remove hemp as a controlled substance, instead designating it as an agricultural crop. The bill was given approval earlier this …

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Connecticut House of Representatives Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis for Children

Connecticut’s House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to expand the state’s medical-cannabis program – established in 2012 – to include those under the age of 18. Under the proposed law, which now heads to the Senate for consideration, it would allow children with seizure disorders such as epilepsy and other severe neurological conditions and terminal …

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Bill That Would Remove Criminal Penalties for Cannabis Possession Passed by New Hampshire Committee

New Hampshire’s House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee voted 12 to 7 on Tuesday to approve an amended version of Senate Bill 498, a sentencing discretion bill that was amended to also decriminalize the possession of up to a quarter ounce of cannabis. Under the approved amendment, the possession of up to 7 grams …

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Study: Opioid Abuse Rates Lower In Medical Cannabis States

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Rates of prescription opioid abuse are significantly lower in jurisdictions that permit medical marijuana access, according to data reported by Castlight Health, an employee health benefits platform provider. Investigators assessed anonymous prescription reporting data from over one million employees between the years 2011 and 2015. In states that did …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Placed on November Ballot in Maine

Maine officials on Wednesday announced that an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older has officially qualified for this year’s general election ballot, meaning it will be voted on this November. “This November, Maine voters will have the opportunity to adopt a more sensible marijuana policy”, says David Boyer, Campaign Manager for …

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