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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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Where Do Presidential Candidates Stand on Marijuana?

By Tom Angell, Marijuana.com The 2016 presidential field is taking shape, and many of the candidates are weighing in on the debate about marijuana. Here’s a roundup of what the declared candidates have said about cannabis policy, as well as what they’ve admitted about their own marijuana consumption. This post will be updated as new candidates officially enter the …

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Effort Launched in Maryland to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Advocates of a proposal to legalize recreational cannabis launched their effort today in Maryland, calling cannabis prohibition an utter failure, and noting that the public’s support for the issue is growing rapidly. “Continuation of the current policy is continuation of failure,” said Senator Jamie Raskin, a constitutional law professor and one of the sponsors of the …

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