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Breaking Bud? New Mexico On Track To Legalize Marijuana

Pretty soon, green chile might not be the only green speciality served in New Mexico. On January 31, New Mexico State Representative Javier Martínez introduced a piece of groundbreaking legislation — House Bill 312 — to tax and regulate recreational cannabis. This move could be seen as a way to protect cannabis consumers against Attorney […]

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Grown-ish? More Americans Want To Grow Their Own — But What’s The Government Doing About It?

As more states move to legalize recreational cannabis, overall public approval for the plant continues to increase — even for cultivating cannabis at home. A January 2017 study conducted by Harris Poll (and commissioned by Green State Gardener, a Burlington, Vermont-based hydroponics equipment supplier) estimates that 38.8 million Americans would be interested in growing their […]

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Jeff Sessions’ War On Weed Will Impact Entire Cannabis Industry, Including Growers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced his plans to rescind the Cole Memorandum, an Obama-era policy that helped prevent federal authorities from pursuing cannabis-related offenses in states where the plant has been legalized for medicinal and/or recreational purposes. This move from the conservative former senator for Alabama will essentially create an open door for federal […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions revs up the drug war.

Jeff Sessions Revs Up Drug War & Mandatory Minimum Prosecutions

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hates marijuana so much that he’s promoted the death penalty for small-time marijuana dealers. After Trump made him attorney general, Sessions threatened to unleash the DEA and other federal agencies on the legalized cannabis community. Congress responded in April 2017 by re-authorizing the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, which forbids the Department of Justice […]

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Check out these compelling marijuana TED Talk speakers.

Your Must-Listen Marijuana TED Talk List

Michael Straumietis founded and owns Advanced Nutrients, the only agricultural company making hydroponics nutrients that boost the yield, potency, and market value of cannabis plants. Straumietis is an athlete, founder of international philanthropic organizations, a father, a cannabis expert, and a member of networking consortiums that bring together the best and brightest visionaries, entrepreneurs, and activists. […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Proposes Canada Marijuana Legalization

Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party promised during his election campaign to legalize recreational marijuana and reform Canada’s marijuana laws. But marijuana growers, users, advocates, and opposition politicians are expressing mixed feelings about Canada marijuana legalization just announced by Trudeau’s government. The new legislation proposes allowing adult Canadians to legally possess up to 30 grams […]

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