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California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

The newly formed California Native American Cannabis Association is asking Gov. Jerry Brown to begin government-to-government consultations with tribes to ensure that cannabis regulations include specific language to respect tribal sovereignty and the right...
Tasmania Medical Marijuana

Tasmanian medicinal cannabis program opens

Tasmanians will have access to medicinal cannabis when the state government’s Controlled Access Scheme starts on Friday. From September 1 medical specialists will be able to prescribe medical cannabis products for patients where conventional treatments...
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...
Beth Harwell

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate looks to legalize medical marijuana

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- It's a hot topic in the state: whether or not to legalize medical marijuana. Beth Harwell, the Tennessee Speaker of the House and a Republican candidate for governor, said she...
Legalize L.A. Dispensaries

Group Seeks to Fully Legalize L.A. Marijuana Dispensaries

They're the undocumented workers of the weed industry.We're talking about Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries. They're not really legal. But they work hard for your well-being anyway.Under 2013's voter-approved Proposition D, pot shops were...
Trinidad Colorado marijuana

Marijuana money might have saved small Colorado town from ‘abyss of nothingness’

TRINIDAD, Colorado — Anthony Mattie walks down Main Street confronted by a shell of the town he once knew.The retired state patrolman-turned-mayor pro tem stares at vacant building after building, his reflection bouncing off...
cannabis seeds for bitcoin

Why Buying Cannabis Seeds with Bitcoin is Better

You should never have to compromise your right to privacy on the internet, especially when making online purchases, and bitcoin payments enable customers to purchase cannabis seeds under a cloak of total anonymity.Believe it...
Toronto leads Canada marijuana

Toronto overtakes Vancouver as country’s cannabis capital

Toronto has unseated Vancouver as Canada’s de facto cannabis capital due to an ongoing explosion in illegal dispensaries, while officials begin shutting down dozens of shops in the West Coast city to enforce a...
noe marijuana at DC Cannabis Festival

DC’s National Cannabis Festival Will Be Weed-Free

On Saturday at RFK Stadium’s festival grounds, hip hop group De La Soul and DC go-go act Backyard Band will unite with local activists and vendors to promote a pro-marijuana agenda. But even with weed legal in the...
Boston Freedom Rally

Supporters of recreational use of marijuana fill the Boston Common

As Massachusetts voters prepare to decide in November whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use, thousands of people who support use of the drug filled Boston Common on Saturday for an annual gathering featuring...