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Stirring The Pot: Here’s What Congress Is Doing For Veterans When It Comes To Cannabis

Congress has long debated the issue of giving veterans access to medical marijuana. Wrangling over different versions of government funding legislation, one bill presently on the table in the Senate would finally allow Veterans Affairs doctors to give vets the certifications they need to access medical marijuana in cannabis-legal states without risking their government benefits, […]

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legalization

Why Being Pro-Pot Could Help Congressional Candidates In Battleground States

Throughout the nation, the 2018 midterm elections are being scrutinized under the proverbial microscope, as Democrats try to take back Congress in opposition to the policies enforced by the Trump administration. Candidates in highly contested districts are looking for a silver bullet that will help them reach victory — and there are indications that having […]

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reefer madness

Can We Get Rid of Reefer Madness Attorney General Jeff Sessions?

America’s top law enforcement officer thinks marijuana is only slightly worse than heroin, pushed a state law including death sentences for small-time marijuana dealers, and is a reefer madness drug warrior who threatens to attack legalized marijuana states. But Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also a man accused of lying to Congress about his contacts […]

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federal marijuana

Virginia Republican Promotes Federal Marijuana Decriminalization

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders repeatedly tried to pass federal marijuana decriminalization. Now a newbie Virginia Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives is attempting the same thing. Virginia Representative Thomas Garrett is pushing a bill that completely removes cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and its “schedule” listing of “contraband drugs.” Cannabis […]

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Jeff Sessions

Marijuana Hater Attorney General Jeff Sessions Likely Lied About Talks With Top Russian Spy

Marijuana hater Jeff Sessions, a fierce drug warrior and former Senator from Alabama who is now President Donald Trump’s attorney general, made news this week by threatening to attack the legalized marijuana industry. Now news of a different kind is threatening to get Sessions fired. Top Democrats such as Senator Elizabeth Warren are demanding that […]

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Islamic terrorism

Marijuana Growers are Soldiers in the War on Islamic Terrorism

Republican Representative Trent Franks, a member of Congress from Arizona, says Islamic terrorism is imported into the United States in bales of marijuana! Franks, a right-wing conservative who supports unrestricted gun rights, opposes a woman’s right to choose abortion, denies that humans affect the climate, and is a long-time drug warrior, made the claim when […]

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marijuana voters

Congressional Guide for Marijuana Voters

We’ve already explained that between Hillary and Donald, Hillary is a slightly better choice for the marijuana community, although neither of them is even close to being a cannabis legalizer like Bernie Sanders. Now there’s a free guide you can access online so you find out whether your U.S. Senator or member of the House […]

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