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    Hello 420 nation!

    We are dedicated 420 proponents, and are especially concerned about the treatment of our veterans. Being a Vietnam veteran who has gone through PTSD myself, I sympathize with the thousands of vets who are being hooked on opioids, or committing suicide (22 per day). Party on Garth!
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    New Zealand: Another Country Is Getting Ready To Vote On Legalizing Cannabis

    The newly-elected prime minister of New Zealand has said she wants a national discussion on legalizing cannabis. Jacinda Ardern told reporters Friday that she will work with her Cabinet and take advice before deciding on any referendum date. "During the campaign I've always been very vocal...
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    UK Lawmakers Join Protest Tea Party To Support Medicinal Marijuana

    Several British lawmakers lent their support to a cannabis tea party on the lawns outside parliament on Tuesday, protesting against legislation that criminalizes use of the drug for medical purposes. Three Members of Parliament and dozens of patients sat down at a table laid out with cakes...
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    New Zealand: People Are Dying - Cannabis Reform Must Be High Priority

    The Opportunities Party will make cannabis reform a high priority if elected to Parliament, and calls on all other Parties to do the same. With at least twenty deaths linked to synthetic cannabis in the past three months it is past time for the country to deal with what the Dominion Post...
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    MI: Recreational Marijuana Advocates Host Block Party In Niles

    Local advocates for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Michigan plan to spread awareness here one outreach event at a time. Many of them gathered for a block party Saturday sponsored by multiple businesses in Belle Plaza on the southern part of the city. It served a dual...
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    NZ: Green Party Highlights Policy On Growing And Possessing Cannabis For Personal Use

    The Green Party is highlighting its policy to allow adults to grow and possess cannabis for personal use with new "420" campaign stickers. The "420 Reasons to Vote Green" stickers come as the Green Party promotes itself as the most likely to push for meaningful drug law reforms. National...
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    CA: Cannabis Cotillion - Luxury Cannabis Brand Beboe Debuts In S.F.

    As canna-business strategist Elise McRoberts walked across an animal skin rug and into the living room of a Pacific Heights home for the recent San Francisco launch of Beboe, an upscale cannabis brand from Los Angeles, she assumed she would see the usual faces on the marijuana circuit – growers...
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    UK: The Liberal Democrats Want Legalized Cannabis And Another Brexit Vote

    The Liberal Democrats are promising another Brexit vote and the legalisation of cannabis as part of their election manifesto. Launching the manifesto in London today, party leader Tim Farron pledged to hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal following two years of negotiations between London...
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    Utah GOP To Consider Resolution Supporting Medical Marijuana

    The Utah Republican Party will consider whether to support medical marijuana. A resolution filed ahead of next week's 2017 state party convention calls on the party to get behind medical cannabis. It will be put before Utah GOP delegates for a vote. "RESOLVED, that the Utah Republican...
  10. Ron Strider

    Pennsylvania Should Legalize Marijuana: Philly Mayor

    The mayor of Philadelphia says Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana so police don't have to expend resources on busts like the one in his city over the weekend, according to The Associated Press. Mayor Jim Kenney, a Democrat, said Saturday's raid at a warehouse hosting a pot-smoking party...
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    UK: Pro-Cannabis Party Fined For Late, Incomplete Documents By Electoral Commission

    A UK political party whose central tenet is the legalisation of cannabis has been fined £23,000 ($28,580) by the election watchdog for late and inadequate financial reporting. Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol (CISTA) have been punished by the Electoral Commission for a string of delayed...
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    Georgia: Mass Marijuana-Planting Party Planned For New Year's

    A Georgian political party plans to ring in the New Year by planting weed as an act of civil disobedience against the Caucasus country's stringent anti-drug policies. Members of the party, which, incidentally, has the botanical name of Pine Cone (Girchi/გირჩი), are inviting likeminded...
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    Keith Ellison Says It's Crazy To Throw People In Jail For Marijuana

    During an event being held by Our Revolution on Wednesday evening, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison laid out his plan for the DNC if he is chosen to head the party's formal fundraising and platform arm. Ellison, who is being supported by many progressive Democrats, showed his progressive colors...
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    South Africa: Dagga Party - Scrap Cannabis Convictions

    The Dagga Party has called for marijuana related convictions to be declared invalid. The party is arguing that sections of the Criminal Prohibition of Dagga Act are unconstitutional. The matter is being heard in the Western Cape High Court. The party's Jeremey Acton says, "Obviously if...
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    NZ: Green Party Backs Medicinal Cannabis

    The Green Party will support legalising medicinal cannabis if they form government next year. Health spokeswoman Julie Anne Genter says New Zealand's current laws are harmful and out of date and should be replaced with recommendations made by the Law Commission. The shift in policy would...
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    Trudeau's Lead On Legalizing Marijuana Lobbied During Cash-For-Access Fundraiser

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's point person on legalizing recreational pot was the prize guest at a Liberal Party fundraiser attended by a marijuana lobbying group at a Toronto law office that advises clients in the cannabis business. The event last spring, which featured Bill Blair, the...
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    Green Party Backs Ohio Marijuana Decriminalization Measures

    Columbus, Ohio - The Green Party is endorsing marijuana decriminalization measures appearing on local ballots across eastern Ohio this November. The party says removing criminal penalties for possession and use of less than 200 grams is "a good first step" to eventual legalization, which it...
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    OR: Local Woman Creates 'Happy Parties' To Sell Cannabis Accessories

    Vancouver, WA - It's being called the Tupperware party of the cannabis industry: HAPPY Parties. It's all the idea of one Portland woman capitalizing on the new market of legal weed. "It's all about understanding how cannabis works for your body," said owner Terri Nopp. 'HAPPY' stands for...
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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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    NT: 1Territory Party Wants Legalised Cannabis

    The war on cannabis has been lost, and the Northern Territory should permit its residents to possess a legal amount of the drug, the 1Territory party says. The party was recently established by disaffected Country Liberals members and it is running candidates in 13 of the NT's 25 Legislative...