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Miami’s Vice: How Are Growers In The State Dealing With Florida’s Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative?

I’ve grown cannabis in my Florida home for years, and my attorney recently advised me to register with the state’s Amendment 2 medical marijuana program, because it would give me partial legal protection if I were caught growing or possessing the plant. In 2016, a supermajority of more than 71 percent of voters who cast […]

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Colorado Comes Closer To Its Amsterdam Moment, With The Passage Of The First Cannabis Club

Eight states plus the District of Columbia have fully legalized recreational cannabis in the United States, but one simple question remains unanswered: Where can people smoke in public? None of those states currently allow for public consumption. However, a solution to this problem may be right around the corner, with several legal states considering opening […]

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The Disaster Artists: Cannabis Growers Feel The Long-Term Effects Of Natural Disasters

One of the nation’s largest cannabis economies has been suffering ongoing damages due to last year’s devastating wildfires. California only recently enacted recreational legalization on January 1. However, some cannabis farmers are missing out on the green rush, despite their painstaking years of preparation. After all, it takes just one slip-up — even when all […]

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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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The Race Is On: Do The 2018 Gubernatorial Elections Indicate Which States Are Next To Legalize?

Cannabis becomes a lightning rod that brings out voters and inflames the passion of citizens during election years. In 2018, it’s looking like cannabis is going to have a major effect on gubernatorial races. As Marijuana Majority founder Tom Angell wrote in Forbes recently, candidates for governor from both major parties are showing support for […]

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