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Legalizing Marijuana: Where Do 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand?

Legalizing Marijuana: Where Do 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand?

The 2016 presidential election brings with it several hot ticket issues. While Republicans and Democrats typically stay close to their parties, the topic of legalizing marijuana has thrown an obvious wrench in the gears of the machine, gaining support on both sides of the fence. However, those aiming for a seat...

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Washington D.C., Oregon, and Alaska Vote "Yes" on Marijuana Legalization

Washington D.C., Oregon, and Alaska Vote "Yes" on Marijuana Legalization

This past marijuana election day(11/4/14), marked a momentous change in the ever evolving marijuana industry of the United States. Measures designed to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use, as well those that would decriminalize possession and shorten the time of nonviolent drug offenses, met their fate. Among the notables,...

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Shifty Politics in Florida's Medical Marijuana Vote

Shifty Politics in Florida's Medical Marijuana Vote

In a report by Vice News, as voters in Florida take to the voting polls today, many are fearing that efforts to make Florida the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana, will fall on deaf ears. In order for Amendment 2 to be passed in Florida, 60% of voters must...

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Midterm Marijuana Elections Are Too Close To Call

Midterm Marijuana Elections Are Too Close To Call

According to CBS News, as marijuana advocates anticipate marijuana elections this week in states such as Oregon, Alaska, and Florida, many are feeling the heat from a close race. In Oregon, supporters have raised $7 million for Measure 91 which, if passed, would allow the state to legalize, regulate and...

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What Are the Marijuana Laws in All 50 States?

What Are the Marijuana Laws in All 50 States?

According to High Times, US Attorney General Eric Holder said in a memo last week that he is "cautiously optimistic" about efforts to legalize marijuana in America. Although Holder will be retiring soon, he has stated that the Justice Department is patiently waiting and watching to see what happens with...

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Alaskan Marijuana Sales Set To Generate Millions in Taxable Revenue

Alaskan Marijuana Sales Set To Generate Millions in Taxable Revenue

If Measure 2 is passed by Alaskans in the coming November elections for marijuana, that could mean more than $100 million in taxable revenue in the state, according to sales analysts.  In a recent report by the Huffington Post, the Marijuana Policy Group made estimates that if marijuana were to...

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DEA Raids Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles

DEA Raids Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles

Despite being fully compliant with state laws(according to dispensary staff members), two medical marijuana dispensaries were raided by the Drug Enforcement Administration this past Thursday in Los Angeles. The two dispensaries that were targeted were Venice Beach's,  The Farmacy, and a dispensary in West Hollywood, that has requested to remain...

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