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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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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Says Trump May Start War on Legalized Recreational Marijuana

As BigBudsMag.com warned during the 2016 presidential campaign and after Donald Trump became president and selected Jeff “Reefer Madness” Sessions to be attorney general, President Trump is no friend of legalized marijuana. We also reported when Trump contacted Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte to offer support for Duterte’s murderous drug war in the Philippines. Now White […]

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Trump Pick for Attorney General Jeff Sessions Supported Death Penalty for Marijuana Dealers

Donald Trump’s choice for U.S. attorney general, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, is a reefer madness drug warrior who promoted laws that include the death penalty for marijuana sellers. During his recent Senate confirmation hearings, Sessions at first pretended he didn’t remember that in the 1990s when he was Alabama’s attorney general, he zealously promoted proposed […]

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TRUMP ESCALATES WAR ON MARIJUANA? Senate Questions Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Republican Alabama drug warrior Senator Jeff Sessions is Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney general. Senator Jeff Sessions has been an aggressive drug warrior since the 1980s. During his Senate confirmation hearings in early January, 2017, senators asked Sessions if he’d interfere with state marijuana legalization. “I think one obvious concern is that the United […]

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How President Donald Trump & New State Marijuana Laws Will Affect Marijuana Growers

How will President Donald Trump and new marijuana laws and/or ballot proposals passed on election day 2016 affect the marijuana community? Voters in California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts approved so-called recreational marijuana legalization on election day, but what they passed isn’t true legalization. Especially in California, marijuana growing is more regulated now than it was […]

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Bayer Monsanto Buyout, GMO Marijuana, Corporate Takeover of the Marijuana Industry

The marijuana industry– seeds, hydroponics nutrients, grow gear, grow shops, growers, retailers– is facing a big threat from some of the worst multinational corporations. Here’s the inside story: Bayer, Monsanto, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Gavita, General Hydroponics, Botanicare Bayer, an international corporation with majority control of agricultural, pharmaceuticals, health, and veterinary products markets, just spent billions of […]

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