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Historic Congressional vote to legalize marijuana is expected later this week

After delaying until after the election, Democrats are bringing the MORE Act to the floor.
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Exclusive Q&A With Congresswoman Barbara Lee: ‘Cannabis Is Not A Taboo Issue Anymore’

Exclusive Q&A With Congresswoman Barbara Lee: ‘Cannabis Is Not A Taboo Issue Anymore’
Traction for legalizing cannabis has had the solid commitment of Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA-13), who currently serves on the Budget Committee an…

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American Firm Engineers Federally Legal Cannabis Strain

CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis America, a product described on the company’s website as “the world’s safest, cleanest, and most effective cannabis Sativa L genetics.” The company is Bazelet Oglesby and their 0.00% THC Hemp does not qualify as a Schedule 1…

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American Progressives Have Ignored Successful Alternatives To The Drug War — Is That About To Change? 

American Progressives Have Ignored Successful Alternatives To The Drug War — Is That About To Change? 
Although it is obviously frustrating, the short delay on the House voting on the MORE Act may actually ensure greater success in November. 
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Focus on the family: How the War on Drugs destroyed America’s foster care system

Child protective service agencies should protect children. But the War on Drugs incentivized child removal based on unreliable drug tests.
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Richard DeLisi, 71, suffers in a Florida prison while others make millions on marijuana

While DeLisi pushes a walker around his cell, Florida medical marijuana companies will bring in $800 million this year.
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How medical marijuana and air guitar sent this ‘Hurt Locker’ hero to prison

After serving on a bomb squad in Iraq, Sean Worsley managed his PTSD with medical marijuana—until Alabama sent him to prison for it.
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If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. It’s time for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free.
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Cannabis and America’s uprising: It’s time to answer the knock at the door

Why does the cannabis industry have a special duty? Because cannabis has a special history.
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