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Washington DC weighs competing recreational cannabis bills

Washington DC lawmakers have two recreational marijuana legalization bills to consider after Mayor Muriel Bowser and City Council Chair Phil Mendelson introduced separate measures. The move is significant because after District of Columbia residents vo…

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What Can, Can’t You Do With Cannabis in New Jersey Now?

New Jersey’s recreational marijuana market is now voter approved and in effect under legislation signed last week by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. New Jersey residents voted by a 2-to-1 margin in November to join 14 other states and the District of Colu…

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Are all drugs really legal in Washington State? For now, the answer is yes

The state Supreme Court just tossed Washington’s felony drug possession law. What exactly does that mean?
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Pennsylvania Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

The next state to legalize marijuana for adults may well be Pennsylvania, where two top state lawmakers introduced a bipartisan legalization bill on Wednesday. Past proposals to legalize in the state have stalled in the Republican-controlled state legi…

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Cannabis And National Decriminalization: The Story So Far

Unraveling marijuana laws could be a long, tedious process, but some lawmakers have said they’re ready to try. Cannabis legalization or decriminalization (we’ll get to the difference in a bit) is one of several issues set to test Democrats’ slim majori…

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Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to re…

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30 Provocative Quotes From Celebrities Who Love Cannabis

Cannabis has a longstanding and powerful association with the arts. It’s no surprise that many famous actors, musicians, writers, artists, and comedians have been some of the most ardent supporters not just of cannabis reform, but also of recreational …