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CARERS And Making Marijuana Legal Nationwide

A bill was introduced in the United States Senate yesterday that, if passed, would significantly advance marijuana legalization in the United States. The bill is labeled as the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2015, or CARERS. Does CARERS mean an armistice in the War on Drugs in the United States? Probably not. Even

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Federal Marijuana Resides At Ole Miss., ICYMI

Believe it or not, the federal government maintains its own marijuana crop at the University of Mississippi (commonly known as Ole Miss). It likely surprises you that one of the most conservative states in the Union, a state that was one of the last to relent to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and one

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Pending Federal Case May Undo Federal Marijuana Prohibition Laws

We usually do not get excited over cases where a Federal judge is asked to deviate from Federal laws regarding marijuana — because they never do. This time, though, we are all ears, as according to The Daily Beast, this Federal judge is really listening: After a five-day hearing in California, [U.S. District Judge Kimberly

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They Said It On Marijuana, Quotable Saturday, Part XXX

Singer/actress/comedienne Bette Midler is a long time advocate for marijuana and she had this to say about marijuana, via twitter. FDA claims marijuana’s as toxic as alcohol. 41,682 alcohol related deaths last year. Marijuana, 0. Guess nobody’s died of the munchies. Reminds us of a hearing our cannabis lawyers had many years ago against a city seeking to

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New York’s Compassionate Care Act Suffers A Setback

Disappointing news from New York’s Senate this week as Senator John DeFrancisco, New York’s Senate Finance Committee chairman, stated that he will not allow the Compassionate Care Act to be put to a vote in the Senate Finance Committee in time for passage during this legislative session. Senator DeFrancisco’s stated reasons for refusing to allow for