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Cannabis Activism

Another Perspective on Donald Trump and the Cannabis Industry

I’ve given my initial take on what a Donald Trump presidency may mean for the cannabis industry and I remain hopeful that our political clout is too powerful for any president to derail, no matter how menacing Trump’s cabinet looks to be. Of course, it is too early for anyone to know, […]

Cannabis Activism

One in Five Americans Live Where Marijuana is Legal

While the political establishment has been rocked by Michael Moore’s accurate prognostication of a “Rust Belt Brexit”, some are acknowledging the “quirky footnote” that 8 of the 9 states voting on marijuana reforms passed their initiatives. They are understating the magnitude of the wins. There are now eight states in which […]

Cannabis Activism

How Will President Donald Trump Deal With Cannabis Legalization?

President-elect Donald Trump shocked the world last night by defeating Hillary Clinton to become the forty-fifth president of the United States. Virtually every pollster and prognosticator (myself included) got the election wrong, as a vast majority of the polls had predicted a Clinton victory. Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, did […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Maine Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

It’s official – multiple reports out of Maine state that Maine voters have approved Question 1, which legalizes recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21. As I have stated in the past, I have long thought that Maine would be the first state to legalize recreational marijuana via […]

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Montana Re-Legalizes Medical Marijuana

With nearly 70% of Montana’s precincts reporting, I-182 has a commanding 12 percent lead. I think it’s safe to say at this point that Montana voters have voted to legalize medical marijuana for a second time. To be fair, medical marijuana would have still been legal if the initiative had […]

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Nevada Votes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Nevada voters have approved recreational marijuana, making Nevada the 7th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Nevada joined California and Massachusetts in passing a recreational marijuana measure tonight. At the time of this posting Maine is still too close to call, and Arizona appears to be on its way to a […]

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Arkansas Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Arkansas voters rejected a medical marijuana initiative in 2012. Initially two initiatives made the ballot in Arkansas for the 2016 Election – Issue 7 and Issue 6. After a controversial legal challenge, Issue 7 was stricken from the ballot. Today Arkansas voters approved Issue 6 which legalizes medical marijuana. Issue […]