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Idaho Legislature Unanimously Votes to Repeal Marijuana Possession Laws for Minors

Idaho’s Legislature has unanimously passed a proposal to repeal the state’s marijuana possession laws for minors. Senate Bill 1013 “Repeals existing law relating to possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia by a minor, the use of controlled substances, and fines”, according to its official summary. It was passed by the Senate last month with a …

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Idaho Legislature Approves Medical Cannabis Bill, Sends it to Governor

Idaho’s full Legislature has given approval to Senate Bill 1146, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for the treatment of seizure disorders. The proposal was approved with a 22 to 12 vote by the state’s Senate last month, and was given approval by the state’s House of Representatives this week with a 39 to 30 …

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Idaho Senate Approves Cannabis Extract Bill

Idaho’s full Senate has voted 22 to 12 to approve Senate Bill 1146 a proposal to legalize the possession and use of low-THC cannabis extracts for the treatment of epilepsy. The Senate also voted to approve the use of Epidiolex, a cannabis-based medicine from the makers of Sativex. The vote on the latter proposal, Senate …

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Medical Cannabis Bill Approved by Idaho Senate Committee

Legislation to allow for the use of cannabis oil for the treatment of epilepsy in Idaho has been approved for introduction by the Senate State Affairs Committee. The vote was unanimous. The proposal, which is likely to receive a public hearing in the near future, is sponsored by Senator Curt McKenzie, who is the Chairman …

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Campaign to Legalize Cannabis Kicks off in Idaho

The organization New Approach Idaho (NAI) has officially kicked off its campaign to legalize cannabis, with the goal of putting an initiative to a vote of the people in 2016. “Idaho’s current approach to marijuana is outdated and makes criminals out of nonviolent people,” says NAI. “It’s Time for a New Approach!” The initiative is …

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Idaho Lawmaker: Medical Marijuana a “Farcical Predatory Scheme”

Try telling that to the faces of the millions in our country who benefit from medical marijuana, “Representative” Luke Malek. The statement was made by the Republican state representative while arguing in favor of an anti-marijuana resolution that passed Idaho’s House of Representatives today by a vote of 63-7. The resolution isn’t legally binding, and …

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