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    CA: HumCo Ponders Pot Tax Evasion Loophole

    Humboldt County has set its state and federal lobbying priorities for the coming year and one of the top-ranking items identifies a significant obstacle to collecting marijuana grow taxes. The county's Board of Supervisors considered its state and federal legislative platform at its Dec. 6...
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    Arkansas Democrats Add Medical Marijuana To '16 Platform

    The backers of two competing medical marijuana initiatives found good news in their cause ending up on the platform of the Democratic Party of Arkansas. Members of the party met Saturday to hear speeches and take care of business ahead of the Nov. 8 general election, including approving a...
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    Arkansas Democrats Add Medical Marijuana To '16 Platform

    The backers of two competing medical marijuana initiatives found good news in their cause ending up on the platform of the Democratic Party of Arkansas. Members of the party met Saturday to hear speeches and take care of business ahead of the Nov. 8 general election, including approving a...
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    Pathway Towards Marijuana Legalization - The Significance Of The Democratic Platform

    Among all the speeches and balloons and revelry of the recently completed Democratic National Convention - a convention that has already made history by nominating a woman for president – was a far less obvious, but important change in the Democratic Party platform. For the first time since...
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    A Pathway Towards Legalization - The Significance Of The Democratic Platform

    Among all the speeches and balloons and revelry of the recently completed Democratic National Convention - a convention that has already made history by nominating a woman for president — was a far less obvious, but important change in the Democratic Party platform. For the first time since...
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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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    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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    DNC Platform Draft Calls For Marijuana Law Reform

    The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has decided on a new proposed party platform regarding states' rights and marijuana laws. With the DNC holding its convention the week of July 25, 2016, the Platform Drafting Committee (PDC) has been...
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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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    DNC Adds Decriminalizing & Even Legalizing Marijuana To The Platform For November

    For all of its flaws, the Democratic party does still have a chance to do some good in the remainder of this election as they work to solidify their platform and for a more cohesive party plan. One of these elements which seem to be falling into places is a common-sense consensus about the...