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Bill Walton wants declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone can “move on to the future.”

Ron Dicker General Assignment Reporter, The Huffington Post   NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton called for the declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Barack Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone could “move on to the future.”   Full Article:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-walton-caught-in-a-marijuana-rant-after-football-commercial-break_us_5874d1c5e4b02b5f858af9b2

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D.C. Mayor Says City Won’t Target People Who Smoke Joints At Trump’s Inauguration

By The Associated Press   Washington’s mayor says police won’t be looking to arrest people for smoking marijuana in public on Inauguration Day. Pro-cannabis activists are planning to give away 4,200 free joints during the inauguration, which is legal in the District of Columbia. They’ve also pledged to light up during President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural […]

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Judge: Insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for injured N.J. worker

by Jan Hefler, Staff Writer  TRACIE VAN AUKEN / FILE PHOTOGRAPH A NJ judge said medical marijuana should be covered by worker’s compensation insurance for an injured worker with neuropathic pain in his left hand. In what could be a precedent-setting decision, a New Jersey administrative law judge has ordered an insurance company to pay […]

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Kentucky nearly triples industrial hemp goals

by Crop Protection News Reports   Kentuckians could see the production of nearly 13,000 acres of industrial hemp this year, thanks to the recent approval of such growth by the state’s agriculture department. Although industrial hemp is still labeled a controlled substance, more than 200 Kentucky growers are expected to plant up to 12,800 acres […]

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Is Marijuana the Luxury Industry’s Next Big Opportunity?

BY LAUREN SHERMAN Alexander Wang, Autumn/Winter 2016 | Source: InDigital   At a preview of their Pre-Fall 2017 collection, Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Chris Peters had plenty to chat about — from new, waist-skimming silhouettes to a fabulous psychedelic print intarsia-ed onto a luxe fur coat — but they quickly homed […]

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Indiana – Kokomo American Legion post passes resolution requesting legal medical cannabis

By Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune   The American Legion Department of Indiana is set to vote next week on a resolution approved by area veterans asking state lawmakers to setup a statewide cannabis treatment program as a medical alternative for veterans. The resolution was first submitted to Kokomo’s American Legion Post 6 by member Jeff […]

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The UK Just Moved to Classify Cannabidiol Oil CBD as Medicine

MADISON MARGOLIN   The therapeutic effects of cannabidiol, the non-psychotropic chemical compound in cannabis known as CBD, have been well documented. Now the United Kingdom has effectively moved past the stigma to the science and classified CBD as an actual medicine.   Full Article:  http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-uk-just-moved-to-classify-cannaboid-oil-cbd-as-medicine

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Arkansas Governor opposes extra taxes on medical marijuana

  Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says fees and taxes on the state’s medical marijuana program should pay for its regulation, and that he doesn’t want lawmakers to eye the new program as a way to raise money for tax cuts or other budget needs. Hutchinson said Wednesday he doesn’t want the state to go into […]

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Houston Officials Set New Cannabis Tone in Texas

GAGE PEAKE   The new year has brought a dramatic change of tone regarding the enforcement of marijuana laws in Texas. Earlier this week, new Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg declared that her office would no longer seek to put small-time cannabis offenders in jail. During her swearing-in ceremony on Monday, she said that […]

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Marijuana legalization supporters to hand out 4,200 joints at Trump inauguration

By Andrea Noble – The Washington Times    Marijuana legalization activists in the nation’s capital plan to hand out thousands of joints during President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration as a way to raise awareness of about the fragility of legal pot under his administration. The advocacy group behind the ballot initiative that legalized pot in Washington, […]

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