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Medical Marijuana

Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign: Harper’s Story

I received the following message from the New Approach Missouri medical cannabis campaign: Hello, my name is Candace. I am writing today to urge you on behalf of my son Harper to support New Approach Missouri’s medical cannabis initiative. Harper was born with Ohtahara Syndrome. This is a very rare […]

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Marijuana Events

Rhode Island: NCIA Hosts Cannabis Caucus Event For Industry Entrepreneurs

As the cannabis industry begins to wrap up 2017, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host a Northeast Cannabis Caucus on Tuesday, October 10, in Providence. The Cannabis Caucus is an educational and networking event designed to update cannabis professionals on the latest in policy and industry developments, while helping connect local cannabis business […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Kentucky: Republican Senate Caucus Chairman Proposes Legalization

I received the following alert out of Kentucky today: Kentucky’s lack of progress on marijuana policy reform has been frustrating, but it appears that the tide may finally be turning. Last week, Senator Dan Malano Seum (R-Fairdale) gave Kentuckians something to get excited about when he announced that he would sponsor […]

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Cannabis Activism

Missouri: Support Jeff Mizanskey’s Team

Jeff Mizanskey served over two decades in prison in Missouri after he was sentenced to life in prison for cannabis only offenses. Fortunately, Jeff has been out for awhile now, and has been a passionate cannabis activist since his release. A crowd funding effort is underway, led by Jeff, which […]

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Marijuana Events

AFROPUNK And The Drug Policy Alliance Join Forces In Atlanta

The Drug Policy Alliance and AFROPUNK have teamed up this year to collectively unite our voices and say, “No More Drug War!” AFROPUNK’s Atlanta festival will be taking place the same weekend (October 14th – 15th) as DPA’s 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference. “Those of us who have worked […]

Marijuana Legalization

Sessions Announces Robert Patterson As Acting Administrator Of The DEA

Attorney General Jeff B. Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced the designation of Robert W. Patterson as the Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Patterson took charge upon the departure of former Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg. “The DEA plays a vital role in combatting the drug […]