Posts Categorized: Marijuana Laws

  1. nature is not a crime

    Medical marijuana saves lives in more ways than one… Thanks to Dr. Sanjay Gupta and a mountain of cannabinoid-based research, most Americans are now beginning to understand that marijuana is truly a medicine – a holistic herb that has been shown to have healing properties. One that helps kids fight epileptic seizures, comforts Vets with… Read more »

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    Good, but not great! When it officially begins, Colorado will apparently be starting their fiscal new year off on a somewhat less elevated note than had originally been hoped. Yesterday, the state announced that they had collected slightly north of $2 million in recreational pot taxes for January 2014. Falling short of the states early… Read more »

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    Just down the street from the DOJ in our nation’s capital, the D.C. Council stands ready to make history today. Taking a stand against the outdated prohibition on marijuana, the DC Council will vote their conscience, making Washington DC one of the nation’s most progressive cities for marijuana possession. Reducing the burdensome pot penalties which… Read more »

  4. CNBC's "Marijuana in America: Colorado Pot Rush" Will Premiere on February 26th at 10PM ET/PT

    With a discerning eye looking for potential pot problems, the country has been watching Colorado as they became the “canary in the coal mine,” being the first state in the US to legally implement marijuana sales. After nearly 60 days of trouble-free transactions, CNBC tapped Harry Smith to head up to Colorado for an hour-long… Read more »

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    U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced a bill Tuesday that would change federal law so that the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), commonly known as the “drug czar,” is no longer prohibited from studying the legalization of marijuana and no longer required to oppose attempts to legalize marijuana for medical… Read more »

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      More than half of all Americans live in states that have reformed their marijuana laws by allowing medical marijuana, imposing a fine — not possible jail time — on marijuana possession, or making marijuana legally available and regulated for adults’ use. With polls showing that a majority of Americans support making marijuana use legal, and with 86% support… Read more »

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    Call it an epiphany, progress… or just plain common sense, but US Atty. Gen. Eric holder said on Thursday that the DOJ and the US Treasury Department will soon cultivate banking regulations and specific industry targeted services for licensed, state legal marijuana businesses – regardless of marijuana’s Schedule 1 status within the Controlled Substance Act. Hoping… Read more »

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    Leave it to FOXNews, the leaders in unfair and lopsided disinformation, to try and fire up a riotous crowd over Pres. Obama’s weekend Revelation. That marijuana is no worse than cigarettes or alcohol. Unfortunately for the truth, corporate lobbyists and anti-drug health organizations alike have pounced like hungry beasts on the presidential proclamation, decrying his… Read more »

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    The New Year is starting off on a high note for the sick and suffering of New York State, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has had a change of heart recently on the whole medical marijuana issue. With the ink from his signature barely dry, the new executive order signed yesterday by Cuomo, a deep rooted detractor… Read more »

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    Looking to re-live some the biggest and best marijuana moments of 2013? Then fire up MPP’s newest video featuring historic news clips from another extraordinary year for the marijuana policy reform movement, then share it with your friends and family! MPP’s MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR 2013 INCLUDE: August 2013 — Gov. Patrick Quinn signs The Compassionate Use… Read more »

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