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Published: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:34:03 -0700

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US: Senate Minority Leader Schumer Introduces Measure To

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Baltimore Sun, 20 Apr 2018 - The Senate's top Democrat announced Friday that he is introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana, the first time that a leader of either party in Congress has endorsed a rollback of one of the country's oldest drug laws. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in a statement called the move "simply the right thing to do."



US NC: Charlotte Area Family Pushes To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Charlotte Observer, 20 Apr 2018 - Her son was supposed to die 13 years ago. She'll never stop fighting for him. Doctors predicted Jackson Helms would die by the time he was 6. Now 19, Jackson has lived longer than expected and gained relief from his severe epilepsy because of cannabidiol, or CBD, says his mom Kelly Helms.



CN ON: Ontario Tory Leader Doug Ford Says He's Dead Against

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 20 Apr 2018 - Doug Ford says he is "dead against" supervised injection sites and believes the focus should be on drug rehabilitation instead. And if elected premier of Ontario in June, the Progressive Conservative Leader says he will do everything he can to fight the opioid crisis and get people who are struggling with addiction the help they need.



US PA: Marijuana Growers Seek To Extinguish Pennsylvania's Cannabis

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Morning Call, 20 Apr 2018 - Calling it "disruptive" and "unlawful," a group of Pennsylvania marijuana growers and retailers wants to snuff out the state's pioneering research program before it is launched. The first of its kind in the nation, the research program would allow eight of the state's teaching hospitals to contract with a cannabis producer. Each contract is estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars. The agreements grant the producers a "super-permit" to operate an indoor grow facility and to open six retail dispensaries that can sell medical marijuana to any approved patient.



US CA: Some California Cities Want Amsterdam-Style Pot Lounges, Push

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr 2018 - For decades, it has embraced its gay and lesbian bars and the rock 'n' roll debauchery of the Sunset Strip. It runs a free nightlife trolley called The PickUp, with a jar of free condoms by the door. Now, it's embracing a different type of social scene: pot lounges.



US FL: Politicians May Have Changed Their Tune, But The Public's

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sun-Sentinel, 19 Apr 2018 - Politicians may have changed their tune, but the public's feelings on marijuana seem set in stone - Sun Sentinel Given that former House Speaker John Boehner is now working for a marijuana investment company and that threats by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to crack down on legal recreational marijuana were nixed by President Donald Trump, we asked readers whether any of them have changed their minds recently on marijuana legalization like some elected officials seem to have.



US FL: Oped: Doobie-Ous choice: Americans Ignore Marijuana-Impaired

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sun-Sentinel, 19 Apr 2018 - Marijuana beer is the latest trend in South Florida's brewing industry, but the cannabis terpenes oil used in the brews needs to be tested and approved. Breweries in the area are planning to host 420-themed parties. Marijuana beer is the latest trend in South Florida's brewing industry, but the cannabis terpenes oil used in the brews needs to be tested and approved. Breweries in the area are planning to host 420-themed parties.



US: Democratic Leader Announces New Acceptance Of Marijuana

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Daily Herald, 20 Apr 2018 - WASHINGTON -- The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Friday he'll introduce a bill taking marijuana off the federal list of controlled substances - in effect decriminalizing its use.



US MO: Editorial: Missouri Lawmakers Should Support Proposal To

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kansas City Star, 20 Apr 2018 - MARIJUANA State Rep. Jim Neely's bill that would legalize medical marijuana in a smokeless form for Missourians with terminal illnesses has been criticized as too restrictive and narrow. But the measure could jump-start the push to make Missouri the 30th state to allow medical marijuana.