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Jan 14

Ohio Pot Legalization Effort Shifts from Recreational to Medical

Longtime marijuana law reform advocate Ohio Representative Bob Hagan (D-Youngstown) said last week he does not intend to revamp arecreational pot legalization resolutionfor a possible ballot measure in November 2014. Rep Hagan’s original proposal was sid… High Times

Dec 11

Uruguay: Lawmakers Authorize Marijuana Production And Sales

Members of the Uruguay Senate late today approved legislation authorizing for the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to all citizens age 18 and older. Members of Uruguay’s House had previously approved the measure months earlier. The bill now goes to President José Mujica, who intends to sign the measure into law in the …

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Nov 21

Maine Legislative Council to Vote Thursday on Introduction of Marijuana Legalization Measure

On Thursday, November 21st, the Maine Legislative Council will be voting on whether or not to allow the introduction of LR 2329, a measure sponsored by Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland) which would legalize the cultivation, possession, and use of marijuana by individuals over the age of 21 in addition to establishing retail outlets to sell …

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Oct 24

DC City Council Committee to Hold Hearings on Marijuana Decriminalization

The DC City Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety will hold public hearings on legislation introduced earlier this year by Councilman Tommy Wells, B20-0409: The Simple Possession of Small Quantities of Marijuana Decriminalization Act of 2013. The measure will receive two public hearings, one on Wednesday evening from 6:30pm until 9:00pm at the …

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Jul 26

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Measure Into Law

Democrat Gov. Maggie Hassan today signed legislation (HB 573) into law making New Hampshire the 19th state to authorize the physician-recommended use of cannabis for qualified patients. Governor Hassan issued the following public statement upon the bill’s passage: Allowing doctors to provide relief to patients through the use of appropriately regulated and dispensed medical marijuana …

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