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Marijuana Activists Stage 'Smoke-in' at Popular Philadelphia Park

Marijuana Activists Staging ‘Smoke-in’ at Popular Philadelphia Park

Marijuana Activists Staging ‘Smoke-in’ at Popular Philadelphia Park

On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.

Billionaire Activists Are Fueling the Campaign to Legalize Pot

Billionaire Activists Are Fueling the Campaign to Legalize Pot

Observers say the outpouring of cash for the initiative is, in part, due to recognition by the national movement against marijuana prohibition that this may be the best chance in years to pass legalization in California, which could spark similar changes in other states.

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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Presenting the 2014 MJINews Power Activists

Progress is not given, it is earned. The 2014 MJINews Power Activists know this all too well. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began the organized drug law reform movement in 1970, inspiring activists across the nation.

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New Cannabis Report Not as Bad as They Say

A new report was released last week by a WHO drug advisor that is emboldening anti-marijuana activists in the media. The media portrayal of the report focuses on the negative, with headlines that decry cannabis as “Devastatingly Dangerous” in their stories citing the report by Dr. Wayne Hall.

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Oregon Eyeing Legalization a Second Time

Oregon cannabis activists are trying once again to legalize cannabis for recreational use with Initiative Petition 53; the odds of it passing have never been better. According to Liberty Voice, support for cannabis legalization has gained critical ground in the last two years. Polls reveal that approximately 51 percent of voters support the legalization of recreational cannabis.


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