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Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah

In midterm elections that saw Democrats gain control of the House and reaffirmed Republican control of the Senate, more states also voted to legalize marijuana….

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Massachusetts Dispensary Days Away from 1st Adult-Use Sales

By Bob Salsberg NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for…

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Canada set to become largest country with legal marijuana sales

DELTA, British Columbia — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there.
Years later, it’s no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled some of…

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Leading Congressional Marijuana Opponent In Danger Of Losing Seat, Polls Find

Leading Congressional Marijuana Opponent In Danger Of Losing Seat, Polls Find  Marijuana MomentTimeline for Marijuana Legalization in the United States: How the Dominoes Are Falling  Yahoo FinancePatients react to new limits on Oregon medical marijuana…

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FBI: Marijuana Arrests Spike For Second Straight Year, Far Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

The total number of persons arrested in the United States in 2017 rose for the second consecutive year, according to data released today by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 659,700 arres…

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 9/14/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved legislation (HR 5634: The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018) to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials assessing the efficacy o…

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US official: Canadian marijuana users, workers and investors risk lifetime border ban

US official: Canadian marijuana users, workers and investors risk lifetime border ban  PoliticoMarijuana Stocks Dropped After Some Troubling News for Canadian Pot Investors  Barron’sMarijuana Stocks Fall On Report That US Could Ban Canadian Workers  In…

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NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education

As the summer months come to a close and as political campaigns around the country ramp up outreach efforts, NORML chapters are working to make sure that supporters of marijuana law reform efforts are registered to vote. Through our partnership with …

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