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Green State: How Legalized Cannabis Will Change With The Passing Of The STATES Act

Members of Congress appear to be growing increasingly confident that the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act, or the STATES Act, could pass as soon as next year. This bipartisan bill, sponsored by Senators Cory Gardner (R–CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D–MA) in the Senate, with a companion bill introduced in the House by […]

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VA and marijuana

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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Bipartisan Senators Warren, Gardner Introduce Legislation To Protect States Legalizing Cannabis

On Thursday, June 7, United States senators Elizabeth Warren — a Democrat from Massachusetts — and Cory Gardner — a Republican from Colorado — announced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act. This is the first ever bipartisan legislation in Congress to protect states legalizing cannabis. A companion bill in the House […]

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The Releaf app thoughtfully encourages medical marijuana patients to track their experiences.

Sweet Releaf: The Latest Cannabis App Is Changing How Patients Receive Their Plant Knowledge

It’s amazing what can happen in just two years. The recent partnership announced between the cannabis app Releaf and the nonprofit Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is proof that patience, and dedication to the consumer, is a virtue in the green space. “Americans for Safe Access has been an important champion for cannabis patients since […]

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recreational marijuana

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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