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Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule

Less than three months after voters passed Prop. 207, the first retail marijuana stores opened in Arizona.
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He was serving a life sentence for cannabis. Then he got a phone call from Ivanka Trump

Craig Cesal is living proof of how ludicrous America’s war on drugs became.
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Hey, Protestors Planning Assaults On Capitol Buildings: Smoke Some Weed And Chill

Hey, Protestors Planning Assaults On Capitol Buildings: Smoke Some Weed And Chill
The country needs THC to ease outraged minds and get them to abandon intimidation and violence. 
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Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies.
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Don’t panic, Montana: Here’s why legislators aren’t likely to delay legalization

There’s a lot of anti-legalization bluster in Helena, but leaders expect marijuana rules to be enacted on schedule.
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What does Biden’s attorney general pick think about legalization? Not much—but it may not matter

Will Merrick Garland push, allow, or block progress on federal legalization?
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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others.
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Why The US Has Made A Complete Mess Of Partial Marijuana Legalization (So Far)

Why The US Has Made A Complete Mess Of Partial Marijuana Legalization (So Far)
Too many people who claim to believe in free markets don’t trust the American people with personal freedom.    
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New Jersey adult-use marijuana bill awaits governor’s signature

New Jersey lawmakers passed a measure Thursday setting up a recreational marijuana marketplace, sending the legislation to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign the bill.  The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate passed the bill during …

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Why The Federal Government Doesn’t Need To Legalize Marijuana

Why The Federal Government Doesn’t Need To Legalize Marijuana
Some data shows that nationwide legalization would create around 1 million jobs and contribute hundreds of billions in federal tax revenue.
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