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Comprehensive Legalization Initiative Filed in California

A broad coalition of California proponents have filed the open-source voter initiative, the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act of 2016 (MCLR). According to a press release; “MCLR was developed in 2014 as the first “open-source” method for advocates and experts everywhere to contribute directly to the language of California’s marijuana legalization law. In early …

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New Study: Cannabis Use Can Treat Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A new study published last month in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs has found that cannabis use can greatly decrease the negative impacts of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). For the study, researchers used the Clinician Administered Posttraumatic Scale to determine symptom scores of 80 individuals with PTSD before and after they began using cannabis. According to the data garnered from the …

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New Initiative Filed in California to Legalize Cannabis

A new initiative to legalize cannabis, titled the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act of 2014, has been filed in the State of California. The proposal would legalize the possession, distribution, transfer and sell of cannabis for adults 21 and older. This initiative, and the group behind it, is different than that of the California …

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