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In a Historic Move, Vote to Federally Legalize Marijuana to Take Place in Congress – This Week

Posted by on November 19, 2019 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
In a Historic Move, Vote to Federally Legalize Marijuana to Take Place in Congress – This Week

As countless individuals across the land of the free are rotting in cages for possessing a plant deemed illegal by the government, a historical bill is making its way through Congress that could change everything. A congressional committee reportedly plans to vote on a bill this week that would end the federal prohibition of marijuana. #marijuanalegalization

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Anti-Marijuana Group Created a Poll to Demonize Weed — and It Backfired Epically

Posted by on January 30, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Anti-Marijuana Group Created a Poll to Demonize Weed — and It Backfired Epically

According to the anti-cannabis group, 78% of people polled oppose current prohibition measures, suggesting the poll backfired despite the organization’s efforts to cast doubt on growing tolerance for marijuana.

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Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows With 60 Percent of Americans Now in Favor

Posted by on January 26, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows With 60 Percent of Americans Now in Favor

Sixty percent of those surveyed said adults should have the right to buy marijuana. Nearly three-quarters of people ages 18 to 34 supported legalization according to the new poll.

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New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025

Posted by on January 11, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025

Though a key argument for legalizing marijuana in the United States is that it would put a tremendous and necessary dent in the domestic and global failure known as “the War on Drugs,” a new analysis out Wednesday reveals that federal legalization could also raise more than $130 billion in tax revenue by 2025 while also creating more than 1.1 million new jobs.

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The High of 2016: Marijuana Legalization Quietly Goes Global

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
The High of 2016: Marijuana Legalization Quietly Goes Global

Marijuana legalization has been spreading globally since 1976, with countries like the Netherlands and Portugal experimenting with decriminalization and teaching the world a lesson on the importance of respecting personal choices.

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Legal! Historic Day for Marijuana in Alaska

Posted by on February 24, 2015 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Legal! Historic Day for Marijuana in Alaska

As of February 24, the first phase of Alaska’s voter-approved Measure 2 marijuana legalization goes into effect. Beginning now, people 21 and over can legally possess up to an ounce of weed and grow up to six plants in their home.

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Oregon Votes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana This November

Posted by on July 22, 2014 in Government with 0 Comments
Oregon Votes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana This November

The New Approach Oregon marijuana legalization initiativehas qualified for the November ballot, the secretary of state’s office reported today.

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New York Assembly Votes to Nullify Federal Marijuana Laws

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
New York Assembly Votes to Nullify Federal Marijuana Laws

Yesterday, the New York State Assembly passed a bill to set into motion the process for production and distribution of medical marijuana in the state, which would effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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