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Trump Removes Marijuana Opposition from White House Website Immediately After Taking Office

Immediately after taking office yesterday President Donald Trump’s Administration removed a page on the White House’s website declaring opposition to legalizing marijuana and other drugs. Prior to Trump taking office yesterday, there was a page on the White House’s website – under the section for the Office of National Drug Control Policy – titled “Marijuana”. …

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In Final Day of Office, President Obama Grants 330 More Commutations

In his final day in office, President Obama granted 330 more commutations, the most in a single day in U.S. history. The move – which comes just two days after the last batch of clemency – brings the total number of commutations granted by President Obama to 1715; this is well more than the past …

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WA: Companion Bills Filed to Raise Age for Buying, Selling and Using Tobacco and Vapor Products

A bipartisan coalition of nearly 50 lawmakers have filed companion bills in Washington’s House and Senate to raise the minimum age for purchasing, using and selling tobacco and vapor products. The measures define a “vapor product” as any “electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device and any vapor cartridge …

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Washington Measure to Stop Marijuana Patient Discrimination in Workplace Receives Public Hearing Date

Just days after being filed, a measure to prevent medical marijuana patients from being discriminating against in the workplace has received a public hearing date. House Bill 1094 would take the progressive step of prohibiting employers from “refusing to hire a qualifying patient, discharging or barring a qualifying patient from employment, or discriminating against a …

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Kansas City Lawmakers Vote 12 to 1 to Place Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative on April Ballot

In a 12 to 1 vote, the Kansas City (Missouri) Council has sent an initiative to decriminalize marijuana to a vote of the people this April. The vote was forced by marijuana reform advocates who collected enough signatures to put the measure before the council. The council had the option of passing it into law, …

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German Lawmakers Unanimously Legalize Medical Cannabis

By Associated Press German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. Parliament’s lower house passed the bill unanimously on Thursday. The vote clears the way for the law to take effect in March. Health Minister Hermann Groehe has stressed the move does not mean marijuana will …

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LSD Marijuana Strain Overview

LSD is a potent hybrid strain that’s as rare as it is delicious. LSD isn’t a common strain in cannabis retail outlets or dispensaries; this is also true of the black-market. When people do come across it, they tend to be blown away by its taste, smell and pleasant high. LSD owes it lineage to …

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Legislation to Allow Cannabis Retail Outlets to Sell Plants and Seeds to Patients 18+ Filed in Washington

A legislative proposal to allow cannabis retail outlets with a medical marijuana endorsement to sell plants and seeds to patients 18 and older has been filed in Washington with bipartisan support. House Bill 1098 was filed by State Representative David Sawyer (D), and is co-sponsored by Representatives Steve Kirby (D) and Cary Condotta (R). According …

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Marijuana Advocates Double Number of Joints Being Handed Out at Trump Inauguration to 8,400

Marijuana advocates have announced that they are doubling the number of joints they plan to hand out for free leading up to President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th. “Due to an overwhelming public response and an unprecedented grassroots outpouring of support for our #Trump420 legalization efforts, we now plan to give away 8,400 joints …

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Marijuana Expungement Bill Filed in Washington

Washington State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon has filed legislation that would allow those previously convicted of possessing up to 40 grams of marijuana to have it expunged (removed) from their record. Under House Bill 1260, those who were previously charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, and were at least 21 years of age at the time, can …

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