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Canada to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada. Many nations have either decriminalized marijuana, allowed it to be prescribed medically...
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Court: Native American Church Not Excused From Cannabis Laws

A federal court has ruled that a church for Native Americans in Hawaii should not be excused from federal marijuana laws despite the group's claim that ingesting cannabis is part of their sacred sacrament.The...
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Crawl for Cannabis aims to bring legal medical marijuana to Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO. – For the second year in a row, restaurants and retail businesses on Cherokee Street in St. Louis are coming together to host a “Crawl for Cannabis” tomorrow, April 20 from 6...
Alabama approves Leni's law

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs medical cannabis oil bill

Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill to allow people with debilitating medical conditions to use cannabidiol, which is made from the same plant as marijuana.The bill, known as Leni's Law, expands...

Cannabis Club ban passed by Colorado Springs City Council

On Tuesday, Colorado Springs City Council had their first vote to ban cannabis clubs within the city, passing by a vote of 6-3. This action also requires existing clubs to close down within 8...
Cannabis helps Alzheimer's

Marijuana compound removes Alzheimer’s-related protein from nerve cells

Published in the journal Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, the study reveals how a compound present in marijuana triggered the removal of beta-amyloid protein from nerve cells, or neurons.Beta-amyloid is considered a hallmark of...
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Florida Lawmakers Agree to Medical Marijuana Legislation

Florida lawmakers on Wednesday reached agreement on how to put medical marijuana into effect in Florida. The agreement calls for: 10 NEW growers to be licensed this year (total 17 growers) FIVE more growers to be...
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DC Bans Private Marijuana Clubs, Making Legalization Even Murkier

The District’s cannabis legalization, already perhaps the most convoluted local drug-reform policy anywhere in the United States, became even more contorted Tuesday when the DC Council voted to ban the creation of private clubs for marijuana consumption. The...
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Medical marijuana supporters flock to Fort Worth

FORT WORTH -- It was a homecoming that even a 10-year-old girl with a big imagination couldn't quite foresee.On Sunday afternoon, medical marijuana user Alexis Bortell returned to Texas for the first time in...
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Orlando International Airport bans medical marijuana

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - It is now illegal to have any type of marijuana, even medical marijuana, at the Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board unanimously approved the medical marijuana ban Wednesday. A...