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  1. Ron Strider

    Republicans Block Bill That Would Allow Marijuana Business To Use Banks

    While the marijuana industry is booming thanks to legalization, there are still some areas of concern. Particularly when it comes to banking. And thanks to congressional Republicans, those issues will persist. Republican congressional leaders have blocked consideration on a bill that would...
  2. Ron Strider

    True Or False: Republicans Support Legalizing Marijuana

    Chances are that you'd struggle to find an industry within the U.S. that's growing at a faster and more consistent pace than legal marijuana. Colorado, one of the eight states that's legalized recreational and medical cannabis, and the first state to sell adult-use weed, saw combined sales of...
  3. Ron Strider

    TN: Majority Of Gubernatorial Candidates Mum On Marijuana Use

    Four of the seven top-tier gubernatorial candidates won't say whether they've recreationally smoked marijuana, according to a USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee survey. Among the seven candidates, only Knoxville entrepreneur Randy Boyd, a Republican, said he tried marijuana. "Randy says as a...
  4. Ron Strider

    NV: Carson Chaos - Pot Tax Killed, ESA Talks Break Down Ahead Of Legislature's End

    Negotiations between Republicans and Democrats over education savings accounts broke down on Thursday when Republicans blocked a recreational marijuana tax that would have funneled money to public schools. The vote is a huge step backwards in discussions over education savings accounts, the...
  5. K

    Wisconsin Democrats Propose Legalizing Medical Marijuana

    Madison – Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are circulating a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The proposal by state Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor comes after Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he would be open to the idea. Republicans have typically been against...
  6. K

    Some Florida Republicans AWOL On Talking About Amendment 2

    Florida Republican leaders have been conspicuously quiet about where they stand on Amendment 2, the ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana. "I think a lot of people are being quiet about it because they assume it's going to pass and they don't want to be on the wrong side,"...
  7. K

    Some Florida Republicans AWOL On Talking About Amendment 2

    Florida Republican leaders have been conspicuously quiet about where they stand on Amendment 2, the ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana. "I think a lot of people are being quiet about it because they assume it's going to pass and they don't want to be on the wrong side,"...
  8. K

    For First Time, More Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization Than Oppose It

    For the first time in YouGov's polling, more Republicans support marijuana legalization than oppose it. Analyzing the results from a survey earlier this month, Peter Moore wrote: YouGov's latest research shows that most Americans still support legalization of marijuana, and that support...
  9. R

    President Obama To SCOTUS - Butt Out Of Colorado's Pot Law

    Republicans go ballistic and make up all manner of bovine excrement reasons to create unconstitutional laws that they claim supersede the federal authority. In fact, Republicans and conservatives are notorious for claiming they will never tolerate anyone, much less the federal government telling...