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2015/03/27 00:48
2015/03/27 00:48
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One of the rare bills that cruised through both chambers of the state Legislature this session would allow the state to grow hemp for research purposes. Based on how the state Department of...
2015/03/27 00:48
2015/03/27 00:48
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2015/03/26 23:44
2015/03/26 23:44
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This week Georgia’s legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill that allows people suffering from certain medical conditions, including epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, to treat their symptoms with...
2015/03/26 07:37
2015/03/26 07:37
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DENVER, Colorado - The legalization of marijuana in Colorado hasn't solved the racial disparities in enforcement that drug-policy reformers had hoped to end, with blacks still far more likely than...
2015/03/25 13:44
2015/03/25 13:44
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Andre Witherspoon was a hair stylist before he became addicted to crack cocaine and heroin. He tried plenty of treatments, many of them forced on him by social services and law enforcement, but none...
2015/03/25 05:34
2015/03/25 05:34
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Denton County commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to send letters of opposition to lawmakers in Austin over several controversial House bills introduced in the 84th Texas Legislature, including one that...
2015/03/24 20:14
2015/03/24 20:14
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A look at just some of the other names and nominations we received. Kevin O’Dowd: “Very smart guy. Kevin coming to Cooper is a major coup. There are a number of systems that would have liked to bring...
2015/03/23 16:01
2015/03/23 16:01
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By Lailani Upham and Ashley Upham Phillip �Joe� Paul, CSKT Tribal Police Drug Force Task and Domestic Violence Investigator, answers questions on what the production and distribution of meth looks...
2015/03/21 16:39
2015/03/21 16:39
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Former 33rd Congressional District candidate Marianne Williamson will host the third Sister Giant conference on the weekend of March 28-29, at the Councourse Hotel at LAX. On the Saturday night, Sen....
2015/03/17 01:19
2015/03/17 01:19
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NORTH BONNEVILLE, Wash. — Deep in the Columbia River Gorge, a short drive from the Bridge of the Gods, the nation’s only government-run marijuana shop was running low on weed. The store had been open...
2015/03/16 22:48
2015/03/16 22:48
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Three cannabis-related bills have made significant progress in this year's state legislative session, but whether any make it to the finish line is another story. With the legislative session ending...
2015/03/15 22:19
2015/03/15 22:19
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Michael Bayard, owner of Capital City Hydroponics, is pictured near a growing supply display in the store. The colored light is from the growing lamps on display. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington...
2015/03/12 19:58
2015/03/12 19:58
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U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker and Rand Paul introduced a bill Tuesday that would protect states with a medical-marijuana program from federal prosecution and reclassify the drug as a...
2015/03/10 20:52
2015/03/10 20:52
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The Drug Policy Alliance, a non-profit that has for years advocated for medical marijuana, said in a statement that this legislation is "the first-ever bill in the U.S. Senate to legalize marijuana...
2015/03/10 11:33
2015/03/10 11:33
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At the very first Tribal Marijuana Conference held last weekend in Tulalip, WA, the former chairman of the Moapa Paiute tribe, William Anderson, tall and dignified and walking with a cane, explained...
2015/03/10 00:19
2015/03/10 00:19
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Juvenile marijuana plants cloned from more mature plants start to grow in the nursery at RiverRock Organic Cannabis in Denver. (Marc Piscotty For The Washington Post) The historic medical marijuana...
2015/03/05 07:45
2015/03/05 07:45
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British businessman Richard Branson and U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have advocated for drug policy reform in the past. But experts say their op-ed calling on the U.K. to end the war on...
2015/03/04 21:36
2015/03/04 21:36
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Cannabis Campaign leader Adam Eidinger promises D.C. officials a public "smoke-in" if they cave to congressional pressure on tax-and-regulate issues. The D.C. Council meeting hadn’t even started yet,...
2015/03/04 01:19
2015/03/04 01:19
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Adam Eidinger was flying high. As chairman of the DC Cannabis Campaign, he helped spearhead the push to legalize marijuana in the nation’s capital. When the law went into effect Feb. 26, he retreated...
2015/03/01 18:36
2015/03/01 18:36
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Marijuana enthusiasts lit up their joints with confidence Thursday on the first full day of legal pot in the US capital, and looked forward to a day when all America might be able to follow...
2015/02/28 23:14
2015/02/28 23:14
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday at midnight, for the first time in his life, Allen St. Pierre got legally stoned. While St. Pierre, executive director of NORML, a national advocacy group for the...
2015/03/27 00:48
2015/03/27 00:48
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