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52% of U.S./Canada Population Live in Areas Where Medical Cannabis is Legally Available

By Rick Thomspon, The Compassion Chronicles 52% of the people living north of Mexico have access to legal medical marijuana. Population tallies from the 24 US states with medical marijuana programs, one federal District and the country of Canada, which has a national program, show that the majority of those citizens are living in harmonious …

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The Top 10 Cannabis Consuming Countries

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime recently released its annual World Drug Report, which provides a detailed analysis of drug trafficking and usage rates throughout the world. Using data from this report, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 countries that use cannabis the most, based on the percentage of the country’s …

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A State-By-State Update on Efforts to Reform Cannabis Policies Across the U.S.

Below is a state-by-state breakdown of efforts across the United States to reform decades of failed cannabis laws. Alabama: Earlier this year a proposal to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis was introduced. Under current Alabama law, the possession of any amount of cannabis can net someone a prison sentence of …

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An Updated, State-By-State Look at Cannabis Reform Across the U.S.

A lot has changed since we last published an overview of cannabis law reform in the U.S., as activists all across the country continue to push the conversation, and policies forward. As we continue onward in a year which has been historic for cannabis reform, here’s an examination of reform occurring across the United States; …

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