Should Grandma Smoke Pot

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Montana’s First Medical Marijuana Caregiver Dies in Prison

by Phillip Smith The first person to register as a caregiver under Montana’s now gutted medical marijuana program has died in federal prison. Richard Flor, 68, died at a Bureau of Prisons medical facility outside Las Vegas Wednesday just a few months into a five-year federal prison sentence. Flor, his wife, Sherry, and his son, Justin, operated a […]

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Dana Beal pleads guilty, but med defense not up in smoke

Dana Beal at a rally for medical marijuana in New York last year.   BY PAUL DeRIENZO  |  Dana Beal, the patriarch of Village potheads, appeared before Judge Mary Gilibride in Saunders County, Nebraska, this week for a perfunctory bench trial — at which he pleaded guilty to possession of about 150 pounds of pot. The […]

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Drug Reform Movement Finds Home With Mexican Activists

By: Julian Aguilar, The Texas Tribune   AUSTIN — Maria Guadalupe Guzman Romo wasn’t concerned about legalizing pot in Texas when she marched on the state Capitol last weekend. But there she stood anyway, just a few feet away from a giant banner that called for an end to the prohibition of marijuana and the taxing […]

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Dormant Hemp Commission Revived

By Kenny Colston, KPR-Frankfort Credit Jack Brammer / Lexington Herald Leader Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul voiced his support Thursday for legalizing industrial hemp. He backs Agriculture Commissioner James Comer efforts. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says he is restarting the long-dormant Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission. The General Assembly created the commission ten years ago to look into hemp’s potential in […]

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Cannabis PAC is no joke

By DAVE LEVINTHAL   Make your joke about how a pro-pot political action committee might raise and spend its cash. But leaders of the National Cannabis Industry Association PAC, which officially formed Wednesday, say they’re stone-cold serious about navigating D.C.’s corridors of power and money by traditional means. The PAC plans to solicit association members for […]

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Marijuana Legalization: More Than 100 College Professors Express Support For Colorado’s Legal Pot Measure

  Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has released a letter today signed by more than 100 college professors — from Colorado and around the nation — that support the group’s November marijuana legalization initiative, Amendment 64, which seeks to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults similar to the way alcohol is regulated. The marijuana advocacy […]

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Pot penalties reduced in Springfield, Missouri, sort of

  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • The Springfield City Council adopted a plan to reduce penalties for marijuana possession but that doesn’t settle the issue. The council approved the ordinance Monday. But council members said they plan to amend the bill or remove most provisions before it takes effect in 30 days.   Complete […]

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Derek Peterson, Terra Tech Founder, Ditched Wall Street For Marijuana Business

Janean Chun   As far as Derek Peterson sees it, Wall Street can’t compete with the marijuana business. After a decade in investment banking, in late 2009, Peterson learned that a friend’s marijuana dispensary was clearing $18 million a year, dwarfing Peterson’s $300,000 to $400,000 annual salary at Morgan Stanley. “The place was the size […]

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Moms For Marijuana To Unveil Cannabis Quilt In D.C.

By Steve Elliott   Moms For Marijuana, a grassroots network of parents and other citizens across the world who are concerned with the ignorant war being fought against the cannabis plant, is sending a Cannabis Quilt across the United States in a show of solidarity and unity, demanding the legalization of marijuana. In just a […]

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