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Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill in Senate to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

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Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), a Democratic presidential candidate, introduced a bill Wednesday that would repeal all federal penalties for growing and possessing cannabis, giving states the full freedom to decide their own cannabis laws. The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2015 would remove cannabis from the federal controlled substances list, while retaining penalties for …

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Presidential Candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Supports Descheduling Cannabis

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Presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will announce this evening that he supports completely removing cannabis from the federal list of controlled substances, effectively ending cannabis prohibition throughout the nation. The announcement will come during a speech at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, which will begin at 7pm EDT. “Too many Americans have …

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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Expresses Support for Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed support for legalizing recreational cannabis. When asked if he would vote on an initiative to legalize cannabis which will appear on next year’s ballot in Nevada, Sanders responded “yes, I suspect I would”. “This marks the first time a major-party presidential …

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World’s Largest Cannabis Organization Names ‘Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Consumers’

Earlier this week the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) released its annual list of the “Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Consumers” in the United States, with President Barack Obama topping the list. The list is available below and by clicking here. “About one out of every two Americans has used marijuana, including a whole lot of …

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