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Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in DC | Cannabis Culture

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in DC | Cannabis Culture | marijuanas | Scoop.it
A bill that would legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults over 21 and set up a system of regulated marijuana commerce was introduced in the District of Columbia city council Tuesday.
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The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The ...

The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The ... | marijuanas | Scoop.it
We have been led to believe that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that has destroyed the lives of countless teens and adults.
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Dennis Levy's comment, September 6, 2013 5:07 PM
Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in America behind only alcohol and tobacco,and has been used by nearly 100 million Americans. According to government surveys, some 25 million Americans have smoked marijuana in the past year, and more than 14 million do so regularly despite harsh laws against its use. Our public policies should reflect this reality, not deny it.
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New Study Indicates Cannabis May Reduce Aggression, Improve Social Interactions - The Joint Blog

New Study Indicates Cannabis May Reduce Aggression, Improve Social Interactions - The Joint Blog | marijuanas | Scoop.it
A new study published by the journal Neuropharmacology has found that cannabinoids may reduce aggression, and improve social interactions.
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Attorney General DeWine Rejects Petition for End Ohio Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012

Attorney General DeWine Rejects Petition for End Ohio Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012 | marijuanas | Scoop.it
RT @OhioAG: Attorney General DeWine Rejects Petition for End Ohio Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012 http://t.co/w3Sy0repuO
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Marijuana raids in Humboldt County: 16,100 plants, enough poison to kill 750 bears

Marijuana raids in Humboldt County: 16,100 plants, enough poison to kill 750 bears | marijuanas | Scoop.it
More than 16,000 marijuana plants and enough poison to kill more than 750 black bears were found this week during eradication efforts in Humboldt County, officials announced Thursday.
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Cannabis legalised in Uruguay - euronews

Cannabis legalised in Uruguay - euronews | marijuanas | Scoop.it
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Cannabis legalised in Uruguay
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... but illegal to grow, sell, buy or produce the drug. About 8 per cent of the population occasionally consumes cannabis, and the domestic market is believed to be worth around 75 million dollars.
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Pot Pollution Often Too Dangerous To Fix

Pot Pollution Often Too Dangerous To Fix | marijuanas | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With parts of Northern California's scenic hillsides illegally gouged by bulldozers for marijuana grows, frustrated local officials asked the state for help to protect streams and rivers from harmful sediment and the...
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Uruguay takes step toward full pot legalization

Uruguay takes step toward full pot legalization | marijuanas | Scoop.it
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's unprecedented plan to put the government at the center of a legal marijuana industry has made it halfway throu (Uruguay takes step toward becoming first nation to legalize marijuana industry:
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Pro-marijuana ads pulled from NASCAR's Brickyard 400 - New York Daily News

Pro-marijuana ads pulled from NASCAR's Brickyard 400 - New York Daily News | marijuanas | Scoop.it
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Pro-marijuana ads pulled from NASCAR's Brickyard 400
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... weekend's Brickyard 400 NASCAR race.
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Lester Chambers: Time for Marijuana Legalization

Lester Chambers: Time for Marijuana Legalization | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Rock and soul legend Lester Chambers, who was attacked by a racist fan at a blues festival in California on July 13, thinks marijuana should be legalized.
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Marijuana Users Are More ‘Health Smart’ Than Others, Research Shows

Marijuana Users Are More ‘Health Smart’ Than Others, Research Shows | marijuanas | Scoop.it
According to TruthOnPot.com, a study done out of the University of Zurich in Switzerland is showing that those who use cannabis are more informed about health issues than non-users.
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Massachusetts: Two-Thirds Favor Marijuana Legalization In Survey | Hemp News

Massachusetts: Two-Thirds Favor Marijuana Legalization In Survey | Hemp News | marijuanas | Scoop.it
A new poll from Suffolk University shows that two out of three Massachusetts residents surveyed feel that the cost of enforcing marijuana laws is more than it is worth.
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U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime

U.S. says drug legalization no "silver bullet" against crime | marijuanas | Scoop.it
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Dry Towns Dampen Pot’s Spread | TIME.com

Dry Towns Dampen Pot’s Spread | TIME.com | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Some Colorado cities, where residents voted in favor of marijuana legalization, are now banning recreational sale, opening a new front in the battle to change U.S. drug laws.
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Alcohol or Cannabis? No Question Which Substance Poses a Greater Risk to ... - Huffington Post

Alcohol or Cannabis? No Question Which Substance Poses a Greater Risk to ... - Huffington Post | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Alcohol or Cannabis? No Question Which Substance Poses a Greater Risk to ...
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NIDA's reply, while predictable for an agency wedded to the notion of cannabis criminalization, is shockingly low on credibility.
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Massive Pot Bust in Ceres Raises Questions over Medical Marijuana

Massive Pot Bust in Ceres Raises Questions over Medical Marijuana | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Medical marijuana has been causing confusion for users for more than a decade. But it's not pot's side effects confusing everyone – it's the laws.
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New Study: Cannabis May Help Treat Digestive Disorders - The Joint Blog

New Study: Cannabis May Help Treat Digestive Disorders - The Joint Blog | marijuanas | Scoop.it
A new study published by the Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, and conducted by researchers at McMaster University, has concluded that THC – a prime compound in cannabis – may protect the body against digestive disorders, such as inflammatory...
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Illinois Becomes 20th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Illinois Becomes 20th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana | marijuanas | Scoop.it
RT @HIGH_TIMES_Mag: Illinois Becomes 20th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana: http://t.co/Cw06ZgoYN3
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Photos: California marijuana farms provoke concern

Photos: California marijuana farms provoke concern | marijuanas | Scoop.it
The expansion of pot farms in California's Central Valley is alarming many farmers—both from the standpoint of seeing their region lose productive farmland as well as from an accompanying rise in violence stemming from battles over pot thefts.
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Quinn plans to sign medical marijuana legislation Thursday

Quinn plans to sign medical marijuana legislation Thursday | marijuanas | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD-Gov. Pat Quinn will make Illinois the 20th state to legalize the use of marijuana to treat dozens of incapacitating and life-threatening illnesses b (Breaking: Gov. Quinn plans to sign medical marijuana legislation Thursday.
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After 15 years, medical marijuana on sale in DC - WTOP

After 15 years, medical marijuana on sale in DC - WTOP | marijuanas | Scoop.it
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After 15 years, medical marijuana on sale in DC
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WASHINGTON - On Monday, the District sold its first medical marijuana under a program nearly 15 years in the making.
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Marijuana Legalization Advocates Return to Independence Hall This Friday for Smoke Down Prohibition VII

Marijuana Legalization Advocates Return to Independence Hall This Friday for Smoke Down Prohibition VII | marijuanas | Scoop.it
This Friday, Philly NORML and The Panic Hour return to Independence Mall in Philadelphia for the seventh installment in their monthly protests against marijuana prohibition.
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Marijuana Users Are More ‘Health Smart’ Than Others, Research Shows

Marijuana Users Are More ‘Health Smart’ Than Others, Research Shows | marijuanas | Scoop.it
According to TruthOnPot.com, a study done out of the University of Zurich in Switzerland is showing that those who use cannabis are more informed about health issues than non-users.
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Government Sponsored Study Concludes DEA Must Reclassify Marijuana

Government Sponsored Study Concludes DEA Must Reclassify Marijuana | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Turns Out The DEA Was Wrong All Along (Government Sponsored Study Concludes DEA Must Reclassify Marijuana http://t.co/mnOxhA7ft3)
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Pot Legalization Won't End Drug War - HispanicBusiness.com

Pot Legalization Won't End Drug War - HispanicBusiness.com | marijuanas | Scoop.it
Pot Legalization Won't End Drug War
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But the move still constitutes one of the largest ever experiments in drug legalization in US history and no-one in Denver or elsewhere knows how it will play out.
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