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The Three States Voting on Recreational Marijuana Legalization on November 4th, 2014

The Three States Voting on Recreational Marijuana Legalization on November 4th, 2014

WSJ Team October 30, 2014 0

It’s an exciting time for cannabis users across the globe as voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington DC decide if recreational marijuana is coming to their state. Currently, Colorado and Washington are the only

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US vs Schweder & Its Implications on Cannabis as a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance

US vs Schweder & Its Implications on Cannabis as a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance

WSJ Team October 29, 2014 0

Currently a landmark cultivation trial is underway in the Eastern District of California that could have national implications on marijuana’s listing as a schedule 1 controlled substance. Federal prosecutors initially charged 16 defendants in October

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Meet Jeff Merkley, the First Sitting US senator to Publicly Support Marijuana Legalization

Meet Jeff Merkley, the First Sitting US senator to Publicly Support Marijuana Legalization

WSJ Team October 27, 2014 0

Jeff Merkley, Democratic Senator of Oregon recently became the first United States Senator to publicly support the legalization of marijuana.  Merkley noted that he would “most likely” vote in favor of Measure 91 which would allow

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Is Oregon the next state to legalize recreational marijuana?

Is Oregon the next state to legalize recreational marijuana?

WSJ Team July 23, 2014 2

Oregon is the next state poised to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Initiative Petition 53 garnered more than 87,000 signatures which qualifies it for the November ballot. If all goes well, Oregon could

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Washington, D.C. Pot Decriminalization Takes Effect July 17th

Washington, D.C. Pot Decriminalization Takes Effect July 17th

WSJ Team July 17, 2014 0

D.C’s new pot possession law goes into effect today July 17, 2014. Under the new law, those found with an ounce or less of marijuana will be subject to a $25 fine and confiscation

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Kansas City Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe Arrested for Marijuana Possession

WSJ Team November 13, 2013 0

Dwayne Bowe became the latest professional athlete to be arrested for marijuana possession. Late Saturday night, police in Riverside, MO pulled over Bowe’s vehicle for speeding. He was clocked going 48 MPH in a

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Massachusetts Approves Medical Marijuana Applicants

Massachusetts Approves Medical Marijuana Applicants

WSJ Team September 24, 2013 0

The voter approved Compassionate Use Law, which allows Massachusetts to register up to 35 non-profit medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state in the first year,  has moved on to “Phase 2”. Of the original

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Denver’s Retail Marijuana Laws Pass City Council

Denver’s Retail Marijuana Laws Pass City Council

WSJ Team September 17, 2013 0

Denver has become the 1st US city to set the rules and regulations for the legal, recreational use of marijuana. On Monday night, the Denver City Council passed its retail marijuana rules and regulations.

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Cannabis Cargo Smoked Out

Cannabis Cargo Smoked Out

WSJ Team September 12, 2013 0

On September 9th we received information regarding a cargo ship, the GOLD STAR, that caught fire off the coast of Malta, burning roughly 30 tons of cannabis and leaving 9 people on board the

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Delaware Poised to Implement Medical Marijuana Law

Delaware Poised to Implement Medical Marijuana Law

WSJ Team August 16, 2013 0

Delaware looks like the next east coast state to get medical marijuana. Their law passed in 2011 but was never implemented due to fear of federal interference. The revised law allows for one compassion

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