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  1. Ron Strider

    Legal Marijuana Support At Record High In U.S.

    The 64% of Americans who say cannabis should be legal in a new Gallup poll released on Wednesday represents the highest level of support in the organization's 48 years of polling on the topic. The new survey also shows that a majority of Republicans -- 51% -- support legalization for the...
  2. Ron Strider

    Is Sessions' Opposition To Legal Marijuana Racially Motivated

    Much to the dismay of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved a budget amendment in an appropriations bill covering fiscal 2017. The amendment would protect states with responsible medical marijuana laws from Department of Justice...
  3. Ron Strider

    Jeff Sessions' Drug War Hits Users & Abusers With Equal Force

    The oppressed minority that no major politician will stand up for is the Casual Drug-Using American. That's about 20 million people, according to the most recent National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. About 20 million Americans are drug users–who primarily consume marijuana–as opposed to drug...
  4. Ron Strider

    Race And Weed In Maryland

    Of 15 medical marijuana licenses the state awarded last year, none went to African Americans. Larry Hogan, Maryland's GOP governor, has ordered a study to find out why. The movement for racial equity in the medical cannabis trade appears to be going bipartisan–last week, Maryland's Republican...
  5. B

    Time we put Obama's feet to the fire - I started a .gov petition

    Now is the time to pressure Obama on this issue. He's tried hard to ignore this issue for nearly 8 years so now we need to put his feet to the fire. If Hillary and the Democrats want our votes in November he needs to come out supporting legalization and Hillary needs to commit to supporting it...
  6. R

    Over 60 Percent Of Americans Believe Marijuana Should Be Legal, Survey Says

    According to a study conducted in February by the Associated Press NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 61 percent of the 1,042 adult Americans polled support the legalization of marijuana – the highest percentage ever recorded in such a poll, and up 3 percent from a similar survey in 2013...
  7. J

    Asian Americans Have United For Cannabis Education

    When Tiffany Wu first entered the cannabis industry in March, she noticed that Asian Americans involved in the industry were few and far between — a trend the 28-year-old says was made even more apparent after she attended the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo, one of the nation's largest...