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Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

A bill introduced in the US House of Representatives Monday would amend the federal Controlled Substances Act to legalize marijuana with low levels of THC.  Such strains, which tend...
Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at “almost every award show.”  Now the actress is speaking out...
Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota’s Department of Health has appointed Michelle Larson to head the state’s new medical marijuana program.  Larson has worked for the DPH for almost 10 years, focusing on areas...
$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

Campbell County Tennessee deputies destroyed over $1 million worth of marijuana this week. The raid came after the Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication encouraged police and sheriff’s departments...
Snoop Dogg Claims He Smoked Marijuana in The White House

Snoop Dogg Claims He Smoked Marijuana in The White House

In an episode of his online show GGN: The Double G Network, rapper Snoop Dogg claimed to have smoked marijuana in a White House bathroom. Dogg’s revelation came in an...
Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
Why Are Prescription Pills Favored When They Can Cause More Harm Than Marijuana?

Why Are Prescription Pills Favored When They Can Cause More Harm Than Marijuana?

Under federal law, only FDA approved medication can be prescribed by physicians.  Infamously, marijuana has remained on the federal list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, despite anecdotal and scientific...
Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

A new law, signed Sunday by Governor Pat Quinn, allows children and adults suffering from epilepsy to use medical marijuana to help diminish the severity of their seizures in...