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Teleconference Wednesday at 12:30pm (ET) / 9:30am (PT): What Do Election Results Mean for Marijuana Law Reform?

Teleconference Wednesday at 12:30pm (ET) / 9:30am (PT): What Do Election Results Mean for Marijuana Law Reform?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — This Election Day is shaping up to be a watershed moment for efforts to end marijuana prohibition, with five states voting on marijuana legalization and four more on medical marijuana.

Trump Trolls Target Millennials With #StopThePot

Trump Trolls Target Millennials With #StopThePot

In yet another unusual twist to a very unusual presidential campaign, a wave of fake political ads have emerged with the intention of convincing voters that Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate for president, is calling for tougher marijuana laws.

Report: Majority of California's MMJ Patients Support Clinton

Report: Majority of California’s MMJ Patients Support Clinton

On Oct. 27, 2016, on the heels of its recent $13 million Series B round of financing, Eaze, a medical marijuana delivery service in the state of California, released its first data report on the voting preferences of registered medical marijuana patients in California.

Chelsea Clinton Sparks Controversy Over Marijuana Comments

Chelsea Clinton Sparks Controversy Over Marijuana Comments

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, created a stir after making controversial comments about marijuana use at a town hall in Youngstown, Ohio, on Sept. 24, 2016.


Alcohol Industry Group Raising Concerns About Pot Legalization

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America recently raised concerns about marijuana legalization, according to a report at Marijuana.com. The revelation of the alcohol industry’s concerns was a minor part of the WikiLeaks release of Democratic National Committee emails suggesting an orchestrated attempt to nominate Hillary Clinton instead of Bernie Sanders.

Activists March on Democratic Convention With 51-Foot Inflatable Joint

Activists March on Democratic Convention With 51-Foot Inflatable Joint

On July 25, 2016, activists marched down the streets of Philadelphia toward the Democratic National Convention with a 51-foot inflatable joint in tow to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.

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Marijuana Policy Project Updates Guide to Presidential Candidates, Adds Third Parties

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Tuesday, the nation’s largest marijuana policy organization, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), launched an updated presidential candidate voter guide for the general election, which now includes third-party candidates.

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Vireo Invites Presidential Candidates to Tour Medical Cannabis Facilities

On April 11, 2016, Vireo Health of New York, one of the five licensed medical marijuana providers in New York, announced that it had invited all five presidential candidates to tour its medical cannabis cultivation and lab facilities at Tryon Technology Park in Perth, New York.


Political Analysis: Clinton’s Switch on Marijuana Classification

Three days after presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act” of 2015,” the grand dame of Democratic presidential politics finally changed her position on one of the most pressing political issues in America.

Ron White

Comedian Ron White Launches Pro-Pot Presidential Campaign

Comedian Ron White, best known for being the one guy from the Blue Collar Comedy tour that people who don’t like the Blue Collar Comedy Tour will admit they like, has filed the necessary paperwork to enter the current presidential race as an independent, and widespread legalization of marijuana is one of his chief concerns.

Sanders Endorses Legalization

Bernie Sanders Endorses Recreational Legalization

During the Democratic presidential debates on Oct. 13, 2015, Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., became the second major party candidate, after Rand Paul on the Republican side, to endorse marijuana legalization.


Democrats on Marijuana Policy

On Oct. 13, 2015, political junkies who just cannot get enough of pre-pre-pre-2016 maneuvering will have the chance to see and hear from the likely Democratic candidates for the nomination. With any luck and some social media pressure, there might even be a question about marijuana legalization.

Loretta Lynch

What Did Loretta Lynch Just Tell Us?

Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general, began confirmation hearings on January 28, 2015. She made news immediately by saying that she does not support the legalization of marijuana.