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Boston University To Offer A ‘Marijuana In American History’ Course

Johnny Green (image via Twitter) I was a Public Policy and Administration major (Legal Studies minor) in college, and I always loved when class discussions turned to cannabis policy. Every paper that I was able to choose the topic of had a cannabis angle on it in college. Those were very fun times for me, […]

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Meet The Willy Wonka of Weed

Lesley Balla   There’s no chocolate river running through the new Altai Brands facility in Salinas. It’s missing a hoard of diminutive green-haired employees, there are no booby-trapped candies that expose children’s flaws, and as far as we know the company has yet to develop a snozzberry flavor. But still, Altai is the closest thing in existence […]

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Africa

SAMANTHA SPOONER   THE buzzword in relation to Africa is that the continent is rising and one of the key pillars championed to keep it rising is agriculture. Take the 2003 Maputo Declaration target for example, African governments pledged to allocate 10% of their national budgets to the sector, but the continent could be missing out […]

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Here are the New York Companies That Received the Coveted Five Medical Marijuana Licenses

BY MADISON MARGOLIN A marijuana advocate holds a sign on May 2, 2015, during the New York City cannabis parade. Kathleen Caulderwood/the Village Voice The New York State Department of Health on Friday announced the five companies that will receive licenses to grow medical marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act. New York’s medical marijuana program […]

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Your Guide to Marijuana Tourism in America

Spencer Peterson Courtesy of Medicine Man   Recommendations for the classiest of cannabis connoisseurs Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but only Colorado and Washington have licensed dispensaries that can legally sell recreational cannabis. Since legalization and sale came to those communities, the budding pot industry in these […]

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Smoke That Pot Now, Chris Christie Tells Users in States That Allow It

Terrence Doppt @tdopp     Residents in U.S. states that have legalized marijuana should toke up while they still can, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said. “If you’re getting high in Colorado today, enjoy it,” Christie, a Republican campaigning for the 2016 presidential nomination, said Tuesday during a town-hall meeting at the Salt Hill Pub […]

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Turnaround in Health Ministry will allow sales of medical cannabis in pharmacies

  By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH   The Health Ministry will make it possible for patients licensed to receive medical cannabis to get it at a pharmacy, Deputy Health Minister MK Ya’acov Litzman announced on Monday at a session of the Knesset Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse. The policy shift will make it easier for tens […]

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Northwest Senators Push To Open Banking To Cannabis Businesses

By LIAM MORIARTY   Legal marijuana is a rapidly-growing reality. Four states, including Oregon and Washington, have legalized recreational use of the drug. Several more – including California – could well do so by the end of next year. Forty states have legalized it in some form for medicinal use. Now, US Senators from Oregon, […]

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Ghana asked to decriminalize cannabis

  Mr Yaw Akrasi-Sarpong, Executive Secretary of the Narcotics Control Board, on Monday, called for an open debate, and an all-inclusive discussion with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), to locally join in on-going global debates on the drug issue. This, he said, would help confront the present challenges being faced globally, as far as the issues on narcotics use and […]

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Bipartisan Bill May End Marijuana Prohibition In America

By Claire Bernish | AntiMedia     A bill with bipartisan support introduced in Congress this week is finally tolling the death knell for cannabis prohibition. By removing a notorious legal contradiction, the legislation would give precedence to state marijuana laws—making federal enforcement a thing of the past in states where medical and recreational weed are […]

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