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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. New Study Details What Each State Gains to Make if U.S. Legalizes Recreational Cannabis — September 23, 2014
  2. Campaign to Legalize Cannabis Launched in Arizona — September 23, 2014
  3. Chicago Mayor Proposes Decriminalizing Cannabis, Defelonizing Drug Possession in Illinois — September 23, 2014
  4. Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Cannabis Decriminalization Bill in U.S. Virgin Islands — September 22, 2014
  5. Seattle City Attorney Seeks Dismissal of All Tickets for Public Cannabis Consumption Between January and July — September 21, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Tennessee County Grand Jury Calls on State to Legalize Marijuana — 63 comments
  2. Tommy Chong Cancer Free From Using Cannabis Oil — 51 comments
  3. New York Legalizes Medical Cannabis — 47 comments
  4. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 39 comments
  5. Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram — 27 comments

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New Study Details What Each State Gains to Make if U.S. Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

A new study released by the financial group Nerd Wallet has detailed what each of the 50 U.S. states gain to make if the nation legalizes the sales of recreational cannabis. According to the study; “The U.S. stands to gain, according to our calculations, $3,098,866,907 in state and local taxes per year — that’s more than …

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Campaign to Legalize Cannabis Launched in Arizona

The Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona has officially launched its campaign to legalize cannabis in the state, with the group planning to put an initiative on the 2016 presidential election ballot. “Advocates of an effort to make marijuana legal for adults and regulated similarly to alcohol in Arizona in 2016 have filed paperwork with state …

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Chicago Mayor Proposes Decriminalizing Cannabis, Defelonizing Drug Possession in Illinois

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on lawmakers Tuesday to reform the state’s drug policies, including decriminalizing cannabis possession. “Mayor Emanuel today called on the Illinois State Legislature to reform sentencing laws for low-level drug offenses, keeping non-violent offenders from a lifetime in the criminal justice system, saving taxpayer dollars, and allowing police to focus on …

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Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Cannabis Decriminalization Bill in U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Island’s Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Public Safety and Justice has voted 5 to 0 to approve Bill 30-0018, a proposal to decriminalize recreational cannabis. Under the approved law, which now heads towards a full Senate vote, the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis will be decriminalized for those of …

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Seattle City Attorney Seeks Dismissal of All Tickets for Public Cannabis Consumption Between January and July

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is seeking the dismissal of all tickets distributed in the city for the public consumption of cannabis between January 1st and July 31st of this year, after it was found that more than 80% of the tickets were given by one officer who calls the state’s legalization of cannabis “silly”. …

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Group Giving Away Free Cannabis to Veterans At Events in Denver and Colorado Springs

The organization Grow4Vets is hosting events in Denver and Colorado Springs where they’ll be giving away tens of thousands of dollars of free cannabis to veterans. At these events, veterans will be given cannabis products worth more than $200, for absolutely no charge. Non-veterans will be able to pay a $20 donation, and in exchange, …

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Poll: 80% of Moms, 67% of Dads Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis in Victoria, Australia

New polling out of Victoria, Australia has found that a large percentage of parents are in favor of legalizing cannabis for medical purposes. The Herald Sun Primary School Parents’ Survey released earlier this week found that 80% of moms, and 67% of dads, support allowing doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to children with illness that …

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New Survey: Cannabis Legalization Hasn’t Increased Young Adult Usage Rates in Colorado

A new survey of over 1,000 young adults living in the United States has found that cannabis usage rates among the age group (those aged 18 to 25) hasn’t increased in Colorado since voters legalized the plant – including state-licensed sales – in 2012. The study, conducted by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, found that; …

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Poll: 65% of D.C. Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

A new NBC4/Washington Post/Marist poll has found that a large majority of voters in Washington D.C. are in favor of Initiative 71, a proposal to legalize cannabis which will be voted on this November. According to the poll, 65% of D.C. Voters support Initiative 71, with just 33% opposed. The highest support was from those …

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Florida NAACP Endorses Medical Cannabis Legalization Initiative

The Florida chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has officially endorsed Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment to legalize medical cannabis which is being voted on this November 4th. “Today is an exciting day for everyone working to pass Amendment 2 this November, especially for patients with debilitating diseases who …

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