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Policy and Legislation

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Super-majorities of voters believe that medical cannabis should be legal, and most men additionally support legalizing marijuana for all adults, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University Swing State poll. Pollsters gauged support for marijuana law reform in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Florida

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World

By Samantha Spooner, Mail & Guardian Africa – August 3rd 2015. It could generate $79.8 billion a year and Africa is already the biggest cannabis producer in the world. The buzzword in relation to Africa is that the continent is rising and one of the key pillars championed to keep

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World

The up to 15 year prison term for planting, selling and transporting marijuana might now become a thing of the past in Chile, after lawmakers approved a marijuana decriminalization bill to allow Chileans grow marijuana for medical purpose. Members of the Lower House approved the bill by a significant margin,

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Policy and Legislation

By Jeff Nagel This article originally appeared on Terrance Standard, April 30th 2015. B.C.’s provincial health officer is defending the value of marijuana as a medicine after federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose urged the City of Vancouver to shut down all local pot dispensaries rather than regulating them. Dr. Perry

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NewsPolicy and Legislation

By Philip Ross This article originally appeared on International Business Times, April 29th 2015. Pro marijuana advocates in Maine are expected to start collecting signatures to get recreational pot on the ballot in 2016 following approval Tuesday of a petition by the Secretary of State’s office, the Associated Press reported.

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Policy and Legislation

By David Beasley This article originally appeared in Reuters April 16th 2015 ATLANTA (Reuters) – People with seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis and other illnesses will be allowed to use a non-smoking form of medical marijuana in Georgia after the state’s Republican governor signed a measure legalizing the drug on Thursday.

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NewsPolicy and Legislation

By Katy Steinmetz This article originally appeared on Times, March 9th 2015 and was updated on March 10th 2015. A bipartisan group of three Senators will introduce a bill that could end the federal ban on medical marijuana. A bipartisan group of three Senators will introduce a historic bill Tuesday

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News

By Claudia Balthazar This article originally appeared on Latin Post, January 27th 2015 Uruguay won’t be the only nation with a national legal marijuana market soon. The Latin American nation may have paved the way for many others. Jamaica is in the midst of legalizing cannabis soon while 11 other

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