pot legalization

It's interesting how you can find out what's really on someone's mind when they're under pressure. It happened to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, but if you blinked, you may have missed it. But this is something we cannot ignore.
Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana after holding voter referendums.
As I write this, California may be ending almost two decades of their "Wild West" approach to marijuana businesses. Californians voted in 1996 to legalize pot for medical purposes, but as of September 2015 there is still no state regulatory framework for its share of what could be a $3 billion national industry.
Some states see creating DUID laws as part of the marijuana legalization process.
To be fair, I'd actually done it a few times in weeks prior and found it to be gentle and relaxing. But apparently, that was just the placebo effect because two hours into dinner, it kicked in. My temperature started rising and everyone in the room was suddenly out for my blood. I felt like a Stark at the Red Wedding.
A Rand Corporation study released this year estimates that Vermonters spent between $125 to $225 million a year on marijuana
That has frustrated would-be pot entrepreneurs, such as Wetherbee, who are keen to capitalize on what they call a glut of
If the bill is voted down in the legislature, it could serve as an opening salvo to put a legalization ballot measure before
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This is a development to watch - and one with many upside opportunities. But right now it feels like a green rush, so be careful you don't get caught up in the weeds.
Marijuana remains classified as an illegal narcotic under federal law, although the Obama administration has said it was

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What may seem like a surprisingly fast turn toward legalization has actually been a long, slow movement against pot's prohibition -- one that began in the early 1960s, peaked in the late '70s, and then failed to secure a single major victory again until the late '90s.
"Honestly I don't even know what to say right now aside from the fact that we just made history," Greene said in a video
It is therefore hardly surprising that pharmaceutical companies in Germany have little interest in the study of this alternative
"Our message is, this is not about sick people," she said. Even if more young voters turn out for the marijuana referendum
By Courtney Sherwood Washington state and Colorado this year became the first two U.S. states to permit recreational sales
The extent to which Obama's administration has supported this nation's drug laws -- despite rapidly shifting public support and scientific evidence showing that marijuana, in particular, is by no means as dangerous as heroin, as federal law classifies it -- is despicable.