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Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows

September 24, 2018

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Tom Angell Contributor i  Policy   Marijuana arrests are rising in the U.S., even as more states legalize cannabis. There is now an average of one marijuana bust roughly every 48 seconds, according to a new FBI report released on Monday. The increase in marijuana arrests—659,700 in 2017, compared to 653,249 in 2016—is driven by […]

What Is Legal and What Is Not??? “I was arrested for multiple felonies…in KNOX County Tennessee for possessing Industrial Hemp”

July 26, 2018

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Please view video above. Following the passing of the 2014 Farm bill, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture launched the Industrial Hemp Research Program that would allow farmers and processors to begin the development of an industry. LINK There has been some disconcerting news showing up on social      media in the past few days.  It seems […]

Ahead of marijuana legalization, activists call on feds to forgive past pot offences

April 15, 2017

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Travis Lupick on April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 AM The federal Liberal government is expected to table legislation to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday (April 13), exactly one week ahead of the world’s annual 4/20 celebration of all things cannabis. RELATED STORIES Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for marijuana crimes Decriminalization […]

Toronto dispensaries once owned by the Prince of Pot will all shut down this weekend

April 12, 2017

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  After police raids, former owner Jodie Emery says government is clearing way for legal producers CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 11:20 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 10:20 AM ET The last of the former Cannabis Culture dispensaries in Toronto, once synonymous with Marc and Jodie Emery, will close this weekend after […]

Unless we tell the real truth about why folks shouldn’t support "legalization", we are as negligent as the legalization supporters…

September 25, 2016

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U.S.: Congressman Blumenauer Writes Open Letter To President About Marijuana

January 16, 2016

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Tue, 01/12/2016 – 22:24 – steveelliott By Steve Elliott Hemp News Congressman Earl Blumenauer on Tuesday wrote an open letter advocating marijuana legalization to President Obama in advance of the President’s State of the Union speech. "As you begin your last year in office, I hope there is one more step you take to bring […]