Post Tagged with: "legalization"

Willie Nelson Plans To Sell You Weed In 2016 (VIDEO)

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America’s most famous marijuana advocate is bringing a quality product to his fans. What’s not to like about that?

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Colorado Sheriffs And Prosecutors Join To Overturn State’s Legalization Of Marijuana (VIDEO)

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Perhaps they fear for their own job security without being able to constantly harass, arrest and prosecute harmless marijuana users.

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Tea Party-Backed Texas Legislator Proposes Full Legalization Of Marijuana (VIDEO)

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“All that God created is good, including marijuana. God did not make a mistake when he made marijuana that the government needs to fix.”

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Obama Sees A Reefer Revolution In America’s Future (VIDEO)

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“When I was a kid, I inhaled. That was the point.” – Barack Obama, 2006

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Unexpected Consequences of Legalizing Pot In Colorado–Homeless Shelters Take A Hit

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A new argument is brewing. Is Colorado experiencing an increase in their homeless population as a result of legalizing marijuana? What do you think?

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Teen Pot Use Declines Despite Increasing Legalization

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The study also showed a significant decline in alcohol and cigarette use, among other drugs, surely to the delight of many parents.

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Casinos And Weed: Feds Give Tribes Green Light To Grow And Sell Marijuana

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Soon it may only be a short drive to the local Indian reservation to buy something to help you forget your woes.

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A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

In November of 2012, two states, Colorado and Washington legalized cannabis for recreational use for adults. Since that fateful day, the states have taken different paths in the implementation of those laws. Colorado moved relatively swiftly, and had their regulatory and other government oversight systems in place quickly and on January 1st of 2014, the 1st of many legal “pot shops” opened up to fanfare and booming business that even exceeded Colorado’s optimistic forecasts.

Washington, on the other hand, took a seemingly more measured approach. And as it stands today, on July 1st of 2014, Washington has no outlets to provide safe, taxable and regulated legal marijuana to the people.

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DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

The House Appropriations Committee is currently holding a hearing on legalizing marijuana. Among those testifying are Attorney General Eric Holder and DEA Chief Michele Leonhart. While Holder told the committee that he and the White House are open to reclassifying marijuana, Leonhart wasn’t quite so ready to change things. Michele […]

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Two More States Introduce Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

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With a positive start to Colorado’s decriminalizing pot experiment, other states are starting to look at following suit. Baby steps, everyone. Baby steps.

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GOP Governor Rick Scott Makes ‘Willful’ Sale Of Marijuana Pipes And Bongs Illegal In Florida

GOP Governor Rick Scott Makes ‘Willful’ Sale Of Marijuana Pipes And Bongs Illegal In Florida

Instead of cracking down on Florida’s OxyContin ‘pill mills’, Rick Scott and the Republican legislature target marijuana pipes and tobacco shop owners.

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Navy Chaplain: Gay Marriage Like Sex with Dogs, Jesus Knew Biology

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The majority of Americans disagree with conservatives on issues like marriage equality, abortion, and legalizing pot. And almost all of us agree on not mating with dogs.

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The David Pakman Show – Jeb Bush Disagrees With His Own Book Hours After Publishing (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Jeb Bush Disagrees With His Own Book Hours After Publishing (VIDEO)

Does Bush support a pathway to citizenship or just a path to ‘legalization?’ It depends on who he’s talking to, and what language he’s speaking.

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Obama – Prosecuting Recreational Marijuana ‘Does Not Make Sense’

Obama – Prosecuting Recreational Marijuana ‘Does Not Make Sense’

Obama says the Dept. of Justice has ‘bigger fish to fry’ than to waste time punishing weed possession.

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Gay Marriage And Legal Weed ‘Just Matter Of Time’ Says New Poll

Gay Marriage And Legal Weed ‘Just Matter Of Time’ Says New Poll

Americans are getting wiser about weed, gays and even climate change. Hooray!

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Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Voters approve Washington’s Measure 502 and Colorado’s Amendment 64, marking a historic gain for stoners everywhere.

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Colorado Poll Shows Growing Support For Regulated And Legalized Cannabis

Colorado Poll Shows Growing Support For Regulated And Legalized Cannabis

Amendment 64 is surging in popularity with the election entering into the public awareness

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4:20 Special – Economists Announce That Legalizing Pot Could Save US $13.7 Billion

4:20 Special – Economists Announce That Legalizing Pot Could Save US $13.7 Billion

In America about 800,000 people per year are arrested for marijuana related crimes. According to a team of 300 economists including 3 Nobel Laureates, marijuana prohibition costs the nation about 7.7 billion dollars in enforcement costs.

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Presidential Candidates On Marijuana

Presidential Candidates On Marijuana

The relevant three Presidential candidates’ (Romney, Santorum and Obama) view on marijuana is not necessarily aligned with their fellow countryman.

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Pat Robertson Gives His Blessings For The Legalization Of Pot

Pat Robertson Gives His Blessings For The Legalization Of Pot

For many Americans, T.V. evangelist Pat Robertson’s announcement today that he thought that the government should legalize marijuana was just as incredulous.

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