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Marijuana Won Tuesday's Election

Marijuana Won Tuesday’s Election

Marijuana Won Tuesday’s Election

Voters in two states chose new governors on Tuesday. Each election — as well as the results of a number of local races across the country — will have huge implications for efforts to legalize marijuana.

Marijuana Law Reform

Marijuana Reform Among Biggest Winners Of 2017 Election; Continued Momentum Bodes Well For 2018 Races

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Tuesday’s election was a resounding win for marijuana law reform efforts. The newly elected governors in New Jersey and Virginia campaigned on marijuana legalization and decriminalization, respectively, and local cannabis ballot measures were approved by voters in Athens, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan.

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The New Jersey Cannabusiness Association Statement Regarding Murphy Victory

TRENON, N.J., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA), the state’s leading business advocacy group for expanding access to medical cannabis and responsible adult-use of cannabis, congratulates Governor-Elect Phil Murphy in his historic victory.

Pot Smokers Owe Last Night’s Historic Ballot Wins to This Man

Pot Smokers Owe Last Night’s Historic Ballot Wins to This Man

Yesterday, Americans handed over the keys to the White House to a thin-skinned demagogue, but in eight states, at least, they also voted to legalize a way to cope with the cataclysm they wrought.

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VividGro™ Indoor LED Grow-Light by Lighting Science® Anticipating Accelerated Growth of Cannabis Market Following Legalization in Six U.S. States

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — With ballot results confirmed in three U.S. states for the recreational use of marijuana, and three for medical use, the increased demand on energy consumption in pro-cannabis territories is expected to skyrocket, continuing the trend towards LED “grow light” solutions that curb energy consumption and reduce energy costs to growers.

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.

Election Could Create Flood of Marijuana Cash With No Place to Go

Election Could Create Flood of Marijuana Cash With No Place to Go

The prospect for a market of such scale is adding urgency to calls for a national approach to marijuana that expands banking options. Law enforcement and Federal Reserve officials have expressed concern about the fraud and crime associated with un-bankable cash.

After Election Day, Access to Marijuana Likely to Reach All-Time High

After Election Day, Access to Marijuana Likely to Reach All-Time High

Nearly 60 million Americans may wake up Nov. 9 to find voters in their states have abolished long-standing marijuana prohibitions, a three-fold expansion for legal cannabis across the country.

Gallup Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Support Legalization

Gallup Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Support Legalization

On Oct. 19, 2016, Gallup released its latest poll on marijuana legalization support in the United States, finding that public support is at 60%, a record-breaking percentage for legalization in Gallup’s 47-year polling history.

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Spark The Conversation Launches Cannabis Education Tour Across California: “High My Name Is”

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In conjunction with the brand that will represent the heart of California farmers, Humboldt’s Finest, Spark The Conversation launches a multi-city, two-week education event and activation campaign.

Michigan Supreme Court Refuses to Hear MI Legalize Appeal

Michigan Supreme Court Refuses to Hear MI Legalize Appeal

It is unlikely that recreational marijuana will appear on the ballot in Michigan this November. According to The Detroit Free Press, the Michigan Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal filed by the group MI Legalize to put a initiative legalizing recreational marijuana on the November ballot.

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Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act Qualifies for Ballot

PHOENIX, Aug. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Secretary of State Michele Reagan has notified Governor Doug Ducey that initiative measure I-08-2016, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, has met the signature requirements for placement on the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot.

Advocates Sue Anti-Marijuana Campaign in California

Advocates Sue Anti-Marijuana Campaign in California

Organizers behind the Yes on 64 campaign have filed a lawsuit to force the California Secretary of State to remove statements made by opponents that would be appear in the voter information guide for November’s election.

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Marijuana Policy Project Endorses Gary Johnson for President

The Marijuana Policy Project has endorsed Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson for president. “We don’t take a position—and we therefore don’t take into account a candidate’s position—on other issues, such as abortion, guns, gay rights, Iraq, taxes, or Social Security,” Rob Kampia, Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project, said.

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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.

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Election 2014: Four State Initiatives & What They Mean for Marijuana Investors

Back in 2012, Colorado and Washington voted to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over 21. Election Day 2014 looks like it will be a repeat. Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia have initiatives on the November 4, 2014, ballot.


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