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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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By Cyrus Sanati The five winners for New York State licenses to grow, market, and sell medical marijuana could be announced as early as Friday. The battle to win one of the five licenses for New York State’s new medical marijuana program could be over as early as this Friday,

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Policy and Legislation

House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico, Rep. Mike Regan, and Rep. Sheryl Delozier presented legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana in Pennsylvania. House Bill 1432 would allow the use of medicinal marijuana in the form of oil, pill or vapor. The Act would establish a medical marijuana program; providing for

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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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By Tim Devaney This article originally appeared on The Hill, April 29th 2015. Marijuana businesses could open bank accounts under legislation unveiled in the House Wednesday. Banks are currently prohibited from doing business with marijuana dealers, even if they are licensed by their state, because they are selling a federally

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This press release originally appeared on Drug Policy Alliance, on April 28th 2015. Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard N. Gottfried and Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Join as Co-Sponsors. Patients & Families Rally in Albany to Demand Emergency Access Before More Loved Ones Die Albany– Patients, family members and

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This report originally premiered on CNN, Monday April 20th 2015. Read Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s essay: It’s Time for a Medical Marijuana Revolution from April 20th 2015 Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports explores the business of legal, recreational cannabis in Breckenridge, Colorado Use the ‘CC’ icon to

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This report originally premiered on CNN, Tuesday March 11th 2014. Read Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s essay: ‘I am Doubling Down’ on Medical Marijuana from March 6th, 2014 Weed 2: Cannabis Madness Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports looks at U.S. federal laws that consider marijuana a drug with no medicinal value and serious

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By Frances Bula This article originally appeared on The Globe and Mail, April 22nd 2015. Vancouver is about to become the first city in Canada to regulate medical-marijuana dispensaries, setting up strict conditions that will include obtaining a special business licence, paying a $30,000 permit fee and not operating close

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By Carly Schwartz This article originally appeared on The Huffington Post, April 20th 2015 Ecuador is in the process of considering a groundbreaking piece of legislation that would decriminalize the use of illegal drugs, including marijuana and cocaine, according to GlobalPost. “Treating the drug phenomenon in a repressive way, as

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