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In 5 Weeks, the Most Progressive Cannabis Possession Law in the World Will take Effect

In just five weeks, on Wednesday, July 1st, the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis will become legal in Oregon. The new law, which allows everyone 21 and older to possess up to half a pound of cannabis at a private residence (an ounce in public), will be the most progressive in the world in …

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Top 10 Reasons to End Cannabis Prohibition

Cannabis prohibition has led to a brutal and deadly black market. Sometimes this market benefits your everyday person just trying to make a living, but behind the curtains, it vastly benefits criminal organizations, handing them an easy method of financial empowerment. This fuels violent crime throughout the country, and world. Many of the most dangerous …

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Nevada Voters Have Opportunity Next Year to Legalize Cannabis; Now’s the Time for Public Outreach

Although there are several states – including California, Arizona and Massachusetts – that may end up with an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis on their 2016 general election ballots, at this point, there’s only one state where that’s already the case; Nevada. If approved by Nevada voters in the November, 2016 election, The Initiative to …

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WA Liquor Control Board Confused About New Medical Cannabis Law

As part of the recent passage of Senate Bill 5052 in Washington State, those under 21 are no longer allowed to participate in collective gardens, or even so much as enter a dispensary. The law establishes a misdemeanor penalty for those under 21 who do participate in collectives. However, the state’s Liquor Control Board (LCB), …

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Washington: Those Under 21 Can No Longer Participate in Medical Cannabis Collective Gardens

In April, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5052 into law, despite statewide protest from patient advocates. The majority of this measure, including the portion that shuts down medical cannabis dispensaries and the provision that drastically reduces the amount of cannabis patients can possess and cultivate, doesn’t go into effect until July 1st, …

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The Growing Popularity of Synthetic Cannabinoids

With cannabis continuing to be outlawed in most parts of the world, synthetic cannabinoids are growing in popularity, especially in the research community. Many scientists must rely on synthetic cannabinoids due to bureaucratic hurdles preventing them from researching cannabis or cannabis-derived cannabinoids. Below is a short description of ten different synthetic cannabinoids (source).   5F-AKB48 …

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Growing Cannabis Outdoors; A Detailed Guide

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com If you smoke heavily, you will only need the harvest from between five and seven large female marijuana plants for the entire year – assuming they were grown properly and are as healthy as possible, of course. When translated into choosing the best place for growing cannabis, this means that you …

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DankStop.com Offers Premium Glass Products, With Excellent Customer Service

If you are looking for a reliable place to shop for glass, look no further – DankStop.com has just what you need! An online head shop based in the USA, DankStop takes pride in maintaining a massive stock of glass and smoking accessories. Featuring trusted name brands such as High Tech Glass Works, Purr Glass, …

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Why Governor Jay Inslee Lost My Support After Signing Senate Bill 5052

By Anthony Martinelli, Editor, TheJointBlog.com Before TheJointBlog launched as a daily cannabis news site in January, 2013, I served as the Campaign Manager for then-Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove, who’s now on the King County Council, and worked on his political action committee, which purpose is to help elect progressive candidates. During the 2012 election, …

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Sign Bill Maher’s Petition to Congress to Recognize 4/20 as a National Holiday

Comedian Bill Maher on the April 17th episode of his HBO show Real Time with (who else but) Bill Maher called on the government to recognize 4/20 as an official holiday. Maher has setup a petition on Change.org, titled Make 4/20 a National Holiday, which has over 11,000 signatures in just two days. Every signature …

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Pressure on Governor Inslee Last Hope for Medical Cannabis in Washington State

In Washington, lawmakers recently approved a bill that would do harm to, and greatly inconvenience thousands of people with debilitating conditions across the state. Senate Bill 5052, which now sits on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk after passing the state’s House and Senate, would shut down every medical cannabis dispensary in the state, reduce the amount …

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NYC Teen Suspected of Smoking Cannabis Dies After Falling from Building to Escape Police

By Reuters NEW YORK, NY — A 17-year-old boy died on Saturday from injuries he sustained falling six stories from a New York City building rooftop as he tried to escape police investigating a report of teenagers smoking marijuana, law enforcement said. Hakeem Kuta, of the Bronx, died Saturday morning after being in critical condition …

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Indiana: Cannabis Church Given State Approval After Passage of Religious Freedom Act

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has given approval to the First Church of Cannabis, a church “based on love and understanding with compassion for all”, which considers cannabis a “healing plant”. The approval comes after state lawmakers approved the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Bill Levin, founder of the church, filed paperwork with the …

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Growing Cannabis At The Cellular Level

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com There are millions of varying kinds of cells that make up a cannabis plant. The different cell types vary in their function, and they all work together as a sort of cell team. Cells for the leaves, roots, vascular system are just a few examples of the different cell functions and …

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City Official Calls Vietnam Vet “The Enemy” for His Use of Cannabis

By Matt Algorist, TheFreeThoughtProject.com Maricopa County, AZ — A video was submitted to the Free Thought Project Sunday, which illustrates the brutal insanity of the state’s War on Drugs. The video was taken during a heated debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana in Arizona. Maricopa County Attorney, Bill Montgomery, and Attorney Marc Victor went …

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