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Stoned in Massachusetts

Ronna Benjamin SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50   Finally, there is relief for Massachusetts cancer patients, those in chronic pain, those suffering from HIV-AIDS, severe arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Glaucoma and so many other debilitating diseases. With the passage of Question 3 on the November 6 ballot, the Massachusetts voters legalized the use of medical marijuana, “smoking” that question by […]

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Boulder, Colorado prosecutor latest to drop marijuana cases

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The home county of the University of Colorado is the latest to drop pending marijuana possession cases in the wake of a public vote to legalize the drug. Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett told the Daily Camera newspaper Wednesday his office would drop possession cases under an ounce for adults (http://bit.ly/X8NnEf). He said the effect would be […]

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New law would let Uruguayans grow marijuana at home, in clubs

Source: Reuters // Reuters   * Ruling party presents bill to legalize marijuana sales * Government to control the market if law passes By Malena Castaldi MONTEVIDEO, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Uruguayans will be able to grow marijuana at home or in clubs, but the state will be in charge of the trade from cultivation […]

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The ‘green rush’ is on for marijuana companies

By Bruce Kennedy   These are heady times for supporters of legalized marijuana as well as those looking to cash in on pot’s growing national acceptance. This month, voters in Washington state and Colorado agreed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults. And medical marijuana is currently legal in 18 states and Washington D.C. […]

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The Most Important November 6 Election: Americans Voted To End the War On Drugs

Doug Bandow (Photo credit: Torben Bjørn Hansen)   The most important vote on November 6 was not reelecting Barack Obama as president. It was legalizing marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Drug prohibition is the latest addition to the endangered species list. The fight over drug policy will go on for a long-time. But the Drug War is […]

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Kentucky Ag Commissioner: Passing hemp legislation top priority

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says passing hemp legislation will be his top priority in the next session of the state General Assembly. Comer, a farmer himself, touted hemp’s potential as he presided Wednesday over the first meeting of Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission in a decade.   Full Article: http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/Ag-Commissioner-Passing-hemp-legislation-top-priority–179333131.html?ref=131

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State Legislators in Rhode Island and Maine Are Announcing Marijuana Legalization Bills Tomorrow

Mike Riggs   State legislators in Rhode Island and Maine will announce bills tomorrow to legalize recreationalmarijuana, a spokesperson for the Marijuana Policy Project announced today. Rhode Island Rep. Edith Ajello and Maine Rep. Diane Russell will hold a conference call tomorrow with the Marijuana Policy Project to announce the legislation.   Full Article: http://reason.com/blog/2012/11/14/state-legislators-in-rhode-island-and-ma

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Would You Give Up Booze For A Bud?

Laurel Dewey I talked to a lot of older cannabis users when I researched my novel, Betty’s (Little Basement Garden). The average age of those who puffed or ingested cannabis was about 55 years old and while most of them were imbibing for medicinal purposes, there was a good percentage that enjoyed cannabis purely for recreational […]

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See It Deh Now! – Commentary – Jamaica Gleaner

Dennie Quill, Columnist When I wrote last week’s column about the growing commercial importance of marijuana in America, I sort of anticipated that Oregon, Colorado and Washington would have voted to legalise recreational use by adults. The results are in: Indeed, Colorado and Washington voted ‘yes’. So could this vote signal a turning point in America’s […]

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Cannabis-made army uniform suggested at ideas contest in Taraz

  One of the participants of Atameken Startup Weekend business-projects contest suggested to use cannabis in making of uniforms for Kazakhstan army. The contest was held in Taraz,Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press-service of Soyuz Atameken. One of the young participants Ardak Tlendiyev suggested to dress Kazakhstan army in a medical-purpose uniform tailored from cannabis fabric. “In […]

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