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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. 5 Reasons to Celebrate this 4/20 — April 20, 2014
  2. Bill to Ease Hemp Regulations Passes Colorado Senate Committee Unanimously — April 19, 2014
  3. 6 States Plus D.C. Sign Cannabis Bills Into Law in Less than a Month — April 19, 2014
  4. Wisconsin Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Extract Legalization Measure Into Law — April 18, 2014
  5. NCAA Votes to Alter Cannabis Policy, Cutting Penalty in Half — April 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Tennessee County Grand Jury Calls on State to Legalize Marijuana — 61 comments
  2. New York Legalizes Medical Cannabis — 47 comments
  3. Tommy Chong Cancer Free From Using Cannabis Oil — 45 comments
  4. Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram — 27 comments
  5. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 25 comments

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5 Reasons to Celebrate this 4/20

With 4/20 upon us, cannabis consumers around the world are celebrating their holiday. Beyond simply being 4/20, here’s 10 reasons cannabis reform advocates should celebrate today, enjoying the incredible progress that’s been made in recent months. Voters in Alaska will have the opportunity this August to legalize cannabis through a statewide initiative. The measure would …

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Bill to Ease Hemp Regulations Passes Colorado Senate Committee Unanimously

Colorado’s Senate Local Government Committee has given unanimous approval to Senate Bill 14-184, a measure to ease regulations regarding industrial hemp cultivation, and to establish a hemp research grant program. Under current Colorado law, an individual who wishes to cultivate hemp must apply for a license with the Department of Agriculture by May 1st of each year; under …

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6 States Plus D.C. Sign Cannabis Bills Into Law in Less than a Month

It’s been an incredibly busy, and productive year thus far for the cannabis reform movement, and the past month has been a shining example of this progress. Here’s a look at some of what’s been accomplished.   On March 21st, Utah’s governor signed into law a proposal which legalizes cannabis extracts (such as oils and …

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Extract Legalization Measure Into Law

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has signed Assembly Bill 726, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes, into law. The measure was approved overwhelmingly by the state’s legislature, including being passed unanimously by the Senate. Under the new law, practitioners are authorized to recommend, as well as distribute, cannabis extract such as oil or tincture that’s …

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NCAA Votes to Alter Cannabis Policy, Cutting Penalty in Half

The NCAA’s (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Legislative Council has voted to alter the league’s substance abuse policy so that cannabis is no longer considered a performance enhancing drug. The change will cut the penalty for a player testing positive for cannabis in half. Under current NCAA rules, a player caught with cannabis in their system can …

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Signature Collection Begins Tomorrow on Oregon Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

New Approach Oregon will begin collecting signatures tomorrow on an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis. The group will have until July 3rd to collect 87,213 signatures to put the proposal to a vote this November. Under the proposed law, the possession of up to 8 ounces of cannabis and the cultivation of up to 4 cannabis …

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Alabama Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed Senate Bill 174, a medical cannabis proposal which was passed unanimously by the state’s House and Senate. Under the new law, the University of Alabama’s Department of Neurology will be authorized to prescribe, produce and distribute low-THC cannabis extracts (such as cannabis oil and tincture) to those with seizure disorders.

Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Oklahoma

The nonprofit organization Oklahomans for Health has submitted an initiative to Oklahoma’s Secretary of State which would legalize cannabis for medical purposes for those with a qualifying condition such as  cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis. If the initiative is approved by the Secretary of State, and enough signatures are collected from registered Oklahoma voters, it will …

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