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Rank #1: Puerto Rico Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Now Operating

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Puerto Rico medical marijuana dispensaries have begun operating for the first time in the U.S. territory.

Jan 04 2017

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Rank #2: Medical Marijuana Real Estate Company Starts Trading

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A company that specializes in medical marijuana real estate has become the first cannabusiness to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Nov 24 2016

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Rank #3: DOJ may Increase Federal Enforcement On Weed

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The cannabis industry was rattled Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of federal laws prohibiting recreational pot, even in states where it’s already legal.

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #4: 14 Qualifying Conditions added to New Mexico MMJ

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The New Mexico state Senate approved revisions Monday to the state’s 2007 medical cannabis law sponsored by Sen. Cisco McSorley, D-Albuquerque. The bill now moves to the House of Representatives.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #5: Colorado Gov. Warns California on Recreational Marijuana Hurtles

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Colorado’s governor on Tuesday warned California lawmakers that their state has a “steep hill” ahead in legalizing recreational marijuana hurtles, urging them to pay close attention to aspects such as home-grow regulations, pesticides and public safety.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #6: Decriminalized Use of Marijuana In Israel

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The cabinet approved on Sunday the decriminalized use of marijuana in Israel. According to the proposal formulated by the Public Security and Justice ministries

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #7: Smoking Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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The Arkansas State Senate voted down a move to ban the smoking medical marijuana Monday -- but the sponsor is promising to bring it up again.

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #8: Trump May Be Cracking Down On Recreational Marijuana

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is suggesting the Trump administration may crack down on states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Spicer says during a press briefing Thursday that the issue rests with the Justice Department. But he says, "I do believe that you'll see greater enforcement of it.

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #9: Jeff Sessions Opposition to Marijuana Legalization

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated his opposition to marijuana legalization while addressing a collection of the nation’s attorneys general on..

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #10: Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana Research In Utah

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The Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill allowing medical marijuana research in Utah. HB130 was approved in the House after lawmakers...

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #11: New Jersey’s Conditions On Medical Marijuana

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Chronic pain will added to list of ailments for medical marijuana in New Jersey’s legislation.
Texas veterans and activists gather at Texas state capitol to push for medical marijuana legislation.
Marijuana Tax revenue has declined in Oregon, new legislation to hope to turn that around.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #12: Oregon Employers Banned From Marijuana

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Oregon Employers Banned From Marijuana Use. would be prohibited from banning marijuana use during days off under a bill introduced in the Oregon Senate.

Feb 10 2017

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Rank #13: Respect State Marijuana Act: Two More Sponsers

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The Respect State Marijuana Act got two more bipartisan co-sponsors, bringing the total to 14. The two new sponsors joins the other 6 democrats, and 6 republicans.
Bills advanced in Arkansas to make improvements to the medical Marijuana laws.
North Dakota makes revisions to medical marijuana laws to create harsher stipulation who can physically smoke marijuana.
A new University of Texas poll shows that a majority of Texans support the legalization of marijuana in the state of Texas.
The dutch government has made a stride towards more leniency on cultivating marijuana. This will end a paradox on their current laws on the use of it.

Feb 23 2017

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Rank #14: Poll: One in Eight American Adults Current Marijuana Users

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A new Gallup poll finds that over one in eight American adults are current marijuana users. 13% report being current marijuana users, up from 7% in 2013

Nov 23 2016

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Rank #15: CA Rep. Dana Rohrbacher Files Bill To Protect State Laws

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Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws and allow states to determine their own marijuana policies.

Feb 10 2017

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Rank #16: Hemp Industries Association Files Contempt Motion on DEA

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Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has filed a motion to hold the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in contempt of court.

Feb 08 2017

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Rank #17: Supreme Court Denies Hawaii Church Marijuana Exemption

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Hawaii Church Marijuana Exemption as The Supreme Court won't take up an appeal from a Native American church that wants federal marijuana law exemption.

Nov 29 2016

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Rank #18: Alaska Marijuana Regulators Reject Pot Shops In-Store Consum...

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Alaska marijuana regulators have rejected a proposal to allow authorized retail pot shops to have areas where customers could consume marijuana products.

Feb 08 2017

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Rank #19: Jared Kushner and Jeff Sessions at Odds Over Criminal Justice

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Presidential Advisor Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are at Odds Over Criminal Justice Policy.

Apr 18 2017

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Rank #20: Survey: Oregon Measure 91 Found Favorable

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Two years after Oregon Measure 91 passed , two out of three Oregonians surveyed have a favorable view of the legalization of marijuana.

Dec 28 2016

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Vermont Legalization Not Dead Yet

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Vermont Legalization Not Dead Yet as Vermont Governor Phil Scott Lays Out Requirements for Legalization.

May 26 2017

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Sets Stage For ore Restrictions in Summer Session;

May 26 2017

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Largest Requests Ever For High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

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Trump's Budget includes largest requests ever for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) and Drug-Free Communities Grants. President Donald Trump is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for two anti-drug grant programs that the White House Office of Management and Budget called “duplicative” and worthy of elimination. After swift push-back from lawmakers and outside interest groups earlier this month, Trump sent Congress "the highest funding amounts ever requested" for the two programs, according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

May 24 2017

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Drug Czar Website Back Online, Budget Cuts Could Fizzle

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Drug Czar Website is Back Online, Budget Cuts Could Fizzle as the Trump administration is proposing to gut the budget of the White House "drug czar" by 95 percent.

May 24 2017

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Targets Dr. Carl Hart

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Drug Policy Alliance Board Member and Columbia neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart has been directly targeted by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

May 23 2017

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Vermont Gov. has five days to sign marijuana legalization bi...

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S. 22, a bill to legalize cannabis in Vermont for adults over 21, landed on Republican Governor Phil Scott's desk – potentially making the state the first in the country to legalize marijuana through the legislative process, and not a ballot initiative. The bill has already been approved by both chambers of the state legislature; now the governor has five days to decide whether to sign or to veto it. But even if he does neither, on Wednesday, May 24th, it would automatically become law.

May 23 2017

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Connecticut lawmakers include marijuana legalization as part of the state budget proposal

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Democratic lawmakers called for legalizing marijuana, taking a step toward tolls, cutting aid to towns, and opening a third casino as part of budget recommendations released Tuesday. ven though marijuana legalization is included in the proposal, Democratic legislators concede that they do not have enough votes in their own caucus to pass the measure. But they placed the item into the package to spur conversation and help balance the $20 billion annual budget.

May 18 2017

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Bipartisan Political Backlashing Against Attorney General

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Bipartisan Political Backlashing Against Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memo detailing a new charging criminal policy .

May 17 2017

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New Jersey files legislation legalizing commercial marijuana sales

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New Jersey files legislation legalizing commercial marijuana sales, personal possession, but no home-grow. New study on risks from propylene glycol thinning agents used in cannabis vaporizer cartridges.

May 17 2017

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Attorney General Orders Maximum Sentences, Rolling Back Obama Policy

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered federal prosecutors to pursue the toughest possible charges and sentences against crime suspects, reversing ease of penalties for some nonviolent drug violations.

May 13 2017

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New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Up for Passage

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New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Up for Passage as the New Hampshire Senate is expected to vote on a marijuana decriminalization bill.

May 12 2017

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Vermont Legislature to Pass Marijuana Legalization

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Vermont Legislature to Pass Marijuana Legalization, and the Senate is set to consider a conference committee report to expand medical cannabis.

May 12 2017

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Michigan Activists Start 2018 Legalization Campaign

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Michigan Activists Start 2018 Legalization Campaign as efforts to legalize it for recreational use have stalled in recent years.

May 09 2017

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Congress DC Crackdown Due to Proposed Funding Legislation

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Congress's new proposed funding legislation would even further crack down on D.C.'s ability to spend its own money legalizing and regulating marijuana

May 05 2017

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Tom Marino Withdraws Name From Drug Czar Consideration

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Tom Marino Withdraws Name From Drug Czar Consideration as the U.S. Rep. has withdrawn his name from consideration to become President Donald Trump's drug czar

May 05 2017

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Helps Opia..

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Helps Opiates, that medical marijuana could reduce the use of opioids needed to control pain.

May 02 2017

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Colorado Marijuana DUIs Drop 33 Percent

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Colorado Marijuana DUIs Drop 33 Percent as the number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana dropped by 33.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017.

Apr 19 2017

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Jared Kushner and Jeff Sessions at Odds Over Criminal Justice

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Presidential Advisor Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are at Odds Over Criminal Justice Policy.

Apr 18 2017

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Liberals Introduce Bills to Legalize Canadian Marijuana

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Liberals Introduce Bills to Legalize Canadian Marijuana by July 2018 as Adults 18 and can soon legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana.

Apr 16 2017

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The Threat of Jeff Sessions

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Guam’s governor drops his support for his own legalization bill,also citing the threat of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Concerns in the current administrations ideals of marijuana. Sessions said he was surprised the american people didn't like his comments about marijuana.

Apr 13 2017

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