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Marijuana Business

Michigan: First Amendment To MMFLA Is Signed By Governor

It took just 16 days for Sen. Jones to usher his bill through both houses of the Michigan legislature and receive passage. It was signed by the Governor less than a month later and is now law, requiring additional screening and criminality monitoring for all applicants and associates. This is […]

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Marijuana Studies

Senator McCain, Medical Marijuana Can Save Your Life

Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, following surgery to remove a blood clot from his eye. Senator, you live in Arizona. Arizona has a medical marijuana law and cancer is a qualifying condition. Sir, you need to begin heavy cannabis oil treatments – […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: Special Delivery For Detroit Dispensary

A semi truck hauling a trailer crashed into the King Seaweed medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit on Monday night. Twitter reporter @NightCam posted this photo from the scene on his account: BREAKING: 8 Mile & 75 #Detroit – semi driver crashes into King Seaweed Pot Shop. Film at 11 on @Local4News pic.twitter.com/UzpH2A4KfO […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Congressional Marijuana Conversation On Capitol Hill

Yesterday, NORML moderated a Facebook Congressional Conversation on marijuana law reform with Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Tom Garrett, Beto O’Rourke, and Justin Amash. We discussed a wide range of issues including the needless burden of the federal driver’s license suspension mandate, access to medical marijuana, racial injustice, and pending bipartisan legislation to remove […]

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Cannabis Activism

Missouri Medical Marijuana Campaign Passes 42,000 Signature Mark

I received the following campaign update out of Missouri: I just finished tabulating our signature totals from June, and in that month alone our volunteers gathered 11,000 signatures! We have now collected a total of more than 42,000 signatures to place medical cannabis on the ballot in Missouri! Since the spring, volunteers […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Opioid Commision Delays Action

Americans for Safe Access sent out the following message yesterday: A meeting scheduled by the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis for this afternoon has been postponed until July 31, 2017. This is the second time the Commission has moved a meeting or call about the […]

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Marijuana Business

Council Debates New Cannabis Ordinance In Detroit Today

The Motor City has had a sputtering start to their effort to authorize medical marijuana dispensaries, with approvals stalled and the system seeming to be stuck in idle. Some Detroit citizens are trying to jump start the program and get it running smoothly, and their petition is being considered by […]