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Marijuana Studies

Deadly Opioid Addiction Solved By Medical Cannabis?

That is by no means a definitive statement, but several new scientific studies and one in particular from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health just introduced a new science based angle. According to The Washington Post, researchers tracked fatal car crashes over 14 years in 18 states, analyzing the […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Virginia Senator Requests State Marijuana Study

Right now possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana in Virginia is a misdemeanor, punishable by 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $500. A subsequent offense raises the penalties to 1 year in jail and a $2,500 fine. Possession of a half ounce of […]

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Global Drug War

Trump Praises Philippine President On His Deadly War On Drugs

On Saturday, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump held a telephone call with the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte. According to Duterte, Trump praised Duterte’s deadly war on drugs and invited him to visit the White House. Upon assuming the presidency in June, Duterte made a public call for police and […]

Medical Marijuana

Texas Senator Menendez To File Medical Marijuana Bill Tomorrow

Texas is a very big domino in the battle to end marijuana prohibition in America. Unfortunately, Texas does not have a citizen initiative process like many other states that have reform marijuana laws by gathering signatures to put reform to a vote. The only way to reform Texas’ marijuana laws […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Petition Demands DEA Correct Misinformation About Marijuana

By Geoff Marshall Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research, filed a petition with the Department of Justice (DOJ) today demanding that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) immediately update misinformation about cannabis. The petition is being […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Vote Recount Begins Today In Maine

November 8, 2016 is the biggest day in the history of marijuana reform. Five states voted on marijuana legalization. Those states were of course California, Arizona, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts. Arizona’s initiative lost by tens of thousands of votes. California won by the biggest margin for a statewide marijuana legalization […]