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Oregon Officials Struggle to ID Which Pot Sites Are Legal

Oregon Officials Struggle to ID Which Pot Sites Are Legal

Oregon Officials Struggle to ID Which Pot Sites Are Legal

An Oregon sheriff and district attorney on Tuesday blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.

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NJ United for Marijuana Reform Coalition Members Testify at Marijuana Legalization Hearing

NEWARK, N.J., June 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Key members of the New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR) coalition testified at a legislative hearing to discuss a bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults in New Jersey.

Sen. Scutari Unveils Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in NJ

Sen. Scutari Unveils Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in New Jersey

Sen. Nick Scutari unveiled a 60-page bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, saying the state spends $127 million a year on enforcement efforts that do not work.

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Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Historic Measure Now Headed to the Governor’s Desk

MONTPELIER, V.T., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont has received final approval from state legislators and is headed to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott.

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Cannabis Canada Association Welcomes Government of Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Act

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, the leading organization of companies that hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis, welcomes the legislation tabled today by the Government of Canada to legalize, regulate, and restrict access to cannabis.

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Coalition Forms to Support Illinois Marijuana Regulation Bill; Gen. Assembly Sets First Hearing

CHICAGO, April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sponsors of a proposal to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use in Illinois announced Wednesday that lawmakers will hold the first hearing on the bill next week in Chicago.

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Vermont House Committee Approves Proposal to End Marijuana Prohibition; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

MONTPELIER, Vt., March 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The state House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older.

Marijuana Legalization in Rhode Island Gaining New Detractors, Supporters

Marijuana Legalization in Rhode Island Gaining New Detractors, Supporters

The issue of whether or not to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol in Rhode Island is gaining additional detractors — and continued staunch supporters.

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Rhode Island Lawmakers Poised to Introduce Legislation to Regulate and Tax Marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the Massachusetts government prepares to implement an initiative to regulate and tax marijuana that was approved by voters in November, lawmakers in Rhode Island are poised to introduce similar legislation.

Budding regulation in one of California's marijuana meccas

Budding Regulation in One of California’s Marijuana Meccas

As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.

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New Prop. 205 GOTV Ad Paints Dim Picture of the Morning After Election Day if Supporters Forget to Vote

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a new ad Friday aimed at turning out voters on Election Day by painting a dim picture of the morning after if Prop. 205 supporters fail to vote.

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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) Endorses Question 2, The Initiative to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Nevada

MEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals, today announced its endorsement of Nevada’s ballot Question 2.

Which States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016? A Guide to the States Voting on Legal Weed.

Which States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016? A Guide to the States Voting on Legal Weed.

The number of states that have legalized marijuana could double come November, when voters in five more states will vote on legal weed.
Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia already allow recreational marijuana use. In those four states, marijuana can be grown and sold. In D.C., sale is still illegal.

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Life After Legalization: Stephen Goldner Leads the Way to FDA

When FDA barriers change, regulations deal fortune to some and hardship to others. On March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, Stephen Goldner, Senior Forensic Toxicologist at Quantum 9, a cannabis consulting and technology firm, addressed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s role in regulating the cannabis industry in life after legalization.


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