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Why the Addiction Recovery Community Should Accept Medical Marijuana

By Katie MacBride There’s still a long way to go for medical marijuana acceptance in the recovery community. Illustration by Ryan Casey   “A recovery support group should never give medical advice – but in any group, attitudes about these subjects will bleed into the general consciousness. These attitudes are shaped by our existing knowledge, […]

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Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Should Be Relaxed

By Curt Mills (JUANMONINO/GETTY IMAGES)   More than two-thirds of United States’ police officers think marijuana should be legal for either personal or medical use, a new survey finds. Pew Research Center surveyed nearly 8,000 officers nationwide, finding that 32 percent think marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use, 37 percent believe the […]

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Nevada Athletic Commission considering removing marijuana as a banned substance

TMZ Great news for Nick Diaz … and other jocks who love weed — the Nevada Athletic Commission is FINALLY considering removing marijuana as a banned substance … TMZ Sports has learned.   Full Article:  http://www.tmz.com/2017/01/10/nevada-athletic-commission-marijuana-nick-diaz/

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Arkansas medical marijuana commission to allow 32 vendors

kspr.com   The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says it will allow 32 dispensaries to be evenly distributed among the state’s four congressional districts.   Full Article:  http://www.kspr.com/content/news/Arkansas-medical-marijuana-commission-to-allow-32-vendors-410404335.html

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Air Force Loosens Marijuana Restrictions

BY TOM ANGELL   At least one branch of the U.S. military is about to become a lot more cannabis-friendly. In a policy memo issued Monday, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James wrote that going forward, prior marijuana use is “not disqualifying” for new recruits.   Full Article:  http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2017/01/air-force-loosens-marijuana-restrictions/

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Bill Walton wants declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone can “move on to the future.”

Ron Dicker General Assignment Reporter, The Huffington Post   NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton called for the declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Barack Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone could “move on to the future.”   Full Article:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-walton-caught-in-a-marijuana-rant-after-football-commercial-break_us_5874d1c5e4b02b5f858af9b2

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D.C. Mayor Says City Won’t Target People Who Smoke Joints At Trump’s Inauguration

By The Associated Press   Washington’s mayor says police won’t be looking to arrest people for smoking marijuana in public on Inauguration Day. Pro-cannabis activists are planning to give away 4,200 free joints during the inauguration, which is legal in the District of Columbia. They’ve also pledged to light up during President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural […]

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Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker

by Jan Hefler, Staff Writer  TRACIE VAN AUKEN / FILE PHOTOGRAPH A NJ judge said medical marijuana should be covered by worker’s compensation insurance for an injured worker with neuropathic pain in his left hand. In what could be a precedent-setting decision, a New Jersey administrative law judge has ordered an insurance company to pay […]

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Kentucky nearly triples industrial hemp goals

by Crop Protection News Reports   Kentuckians could see the production of nearly 13,000 acres of industrial hemp this year, thanks to the recent approval of such growth by the state’s agriculture department. Although industrial hemp is still labeled a controlled substance, more than 200 Kentucky growers are expected to plant up to 12,800 acres […]

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Is Marijuana the Luxury Industry’s Next Big Opportunity?

BY LAUREN SHERMAN Alexander Wang, Autumn/Winter 2016 | Source: InDigital   At a preview of their Pre-Fall 2017 collection, Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Chris Peters had plenty to chat about — from new, waist-skimming silhouettes to a fabulous psychedelic print intarsia-ed onto a luxe fur coat — but they quickly homed […]

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