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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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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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South Africa’s Dagga Couple: Cannabis Crusaders Campaigning For Consumption, Cultivation

It was a police raid that first turned Jules Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke into cannabis activists. In 2010, law enforcement officers raided the home shared by British naval officer-turned-greensman Stobbs, and art director Clarke, where they found dagga, as the herb is commonly known in South Africa. Because the amount exceeded 115 grams, the two […]

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