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    AZ Democratic Party Endorses Marijuana Legalization - And So Do Some Conservatives

    Arizona's marijuana-legalization ballot initiative, Proposition 205, has been endorsed by the Arizona Democratic Party and several other notable groups and politicians. Voters will decide the fate of the proposition on November 8. If it's approved, adults 21 and older could legally possess up...
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    Marijuana Industry Ditches Burnout Image For "Suit And Tie" Approach To DNC

    Philadelphia - This isn't your teenage son's marijuana industry anymore; it's your button-down dad's business - at least at the Democratic National Convention. Even as pro-marijuana activists marched this week in Philadelphia with a fake 51-foot joint, teams of industry leaders and lobbyists...
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    Some Arizona Democrats Embrace National Party's New Stance On Pot Legalization

    The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia has adopted a bold pro-marijuana platform that could have an effect on Arizona's upcoming legalization vote. With heavy input from Bernie Sanders supporters, the draft of the platform document was publicized earlier this month and showed a...
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    Marijuana Lobby Finds Welcome Vibe At The Democratic National Convention

    Philadelphia - Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week. Democratic officials, including Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer and his state's Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, mingled with pot industry executives Monday night at a reception at a sleek bar downtown...
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    Democratic Party - States Should Be "Laboratories Of Democracy" For Pot

    Democrats have adopted a platform that their members are trumpeting as the "most progressive platform in party history" - and when it comes to marijuana, Dems aren't just blowing smoke. The Party of the Donkey has taken a position on marijuana that no major political party in the United States...
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    America's Democratic Party Ready To Legalize Marijuana

    America's millions of cannabis consumers and allies scored a major victory Saturday in Orlando when the committee in charge of the Democratic Party's official platform approved a measure calling for ending pot's federal status as the world's most dangerous drug, as well as "a reasoned pathway to...
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    Marijuana Makes It Into Dem. Platform, But Party Fails To Address Obscene Scheduling

    For the first time, a major U.S. political party has embraced a strongly reformist platform plank on marijuana. Members of a panel of the Democratic National Committee Platform Drafting Committee approved the language last weekend. Though it's not as forthright as the position sought by...
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    Sanders Pushes Marijuana Reform In Democratic Platform

    But Sanders did not concede to or praise Clinton, something many Democrats would like to see before the Democratic National Convention next month to fully unify the party heading into the heat of the fall campaign. When asked if he would vote for Clinton in November, Sanders responded with...