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US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

The US Government may have argued in the past that marijuana has no medical benefits, but a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, funded by the...
Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

A medical marijuana reform bill, the CARERS Act, introduced by Senators Rand Paul, Kristen Gillibrand, and Cory Booker would remove any federal barriers to states that want to allow...
Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared...
Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

On Friday, Democratic Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jared Polis of Colorado introduced two separate bills to legalize recreational marijuana on the federal level. Polis’ bill, the Regulate...
American Indian Tribes Considering Whether to Grow Marijuana

American Indian Tribes Considering Whether to Grow Marijuana

Earlier this month, the US Department of Justice told American Indian tribes that they can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same...
Congress Puts Stop to War on Medical Marijuana with Protections Amendment

Congress Puts Stop to War on Medical Marijuana with Protections Amendment

On Saturday, Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep the government running.  Tucked away in that package was an amendment that will block the Department of Justice...
Bill Would Allow Marijuana Businesses to Benefit From Tax Laws

Bill Would Allow Marijuana Businesses to Benefit From Tax Laws

The Small Business Tax Equity Act has been introduced by Representative Earl Blumenauer. This bill would allow state-licensed marijuana businesses to be exempt from Internal Revenue Code 280E, which...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled...
UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

A newly released UN report claims that more Americans are consuming marijuana, and more are seeking treatment for help with their marijuana use. The UN Office on Drugs and...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

It’s election day in California, and San Jose voters have a new incentive to vote other than doing their civic duty.  The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition has organized a...