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Nov 22

Portland Lawmaker Deciding Vote in Defeating Maine Legalization Bill

This morning, the Maine Legislative Council voted 5-5 on whether or not to allow Rep. Diane Russell’s marijuana legalization to be introduced. A tie vote means the motion has failed and the legislation will NOT be introduced this session. Included in the ranks of those voting “No” was Senate President Justin Alfond, who represents Portland…a …

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Aug 08

Woodstock Music Festival/1969

Check out out these marijuana effects joints photographs: Woodstock Songs Pageant/1969 Image by dbking laist.com/2009/06/11/grammy_museum_announces_woodstock_e.php The Woodstock Audio and Art Festival was a rock festival held at Max Yasgur’s 600 acre (two.four km²) dairy farm in Bethel, New York from August 15–August 18, 1969. It is arguably and extremely extensively seen as the most popular …

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Jul 10

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in the District of Columbia

Today, DC City Council Member Tommy Wells introduced legislation that would decriminalize personal possession amounts of marijuana in Washington, DC. Under the proposed measure, the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana would become a civil infraction, similar to a parking ticket, with a fine of no more than $ 100. Recent survey data …

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Apr 18

Federal Measure Introduced to Form National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) has introduced federal legislation that would establish a National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy. The proposed commission, inspired by the 1971 Shafer Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, would be tasked with undertaking a comprehensive review of how federal policy should interact with state laws that make marijuana legal for medicinal …

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Apr 15

Respect State Marijuana Laws Act Introduced In Congress

Respect State Cannabis Regulations Act Released In Congress Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-Calif.) launched a bipartisan invoice on Friday to safeguard cannabis users and firms from federal prosecution when they are adhering to state regulations. The Respect Point out Marijuana Regulations Act would protect both health-related and … Read through much more on Huffington Publish Health …

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