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  1. Ron Strider

    Guam: Sen Rodriguez Asks For Legal Opinions On Doctors Recommending Medical Cannabis

    "If neither of you will provide the advice needed to properly inform doctors of their rights — and if no compelling reason can be made to me to the contrary by Legislative Counsel — I am determined to inform doctors of their rights myself." — Sen. Dennis Rodriguez to Guam's Attorney General and...
  2. Ron Strider

    WI: Momentum Gathers In State For Industrial Hemp

    Recently, with strong bipartisan support in Madison, Wisconsin State Senators Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) and freshman Republican Patrick Testin, Stevens Point, co-authored SB 119, which would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. AB 183 is the companion bill in the Wisconsin State Assembly...
  3. Ron Strider

    IN: Lighting Up The Conversation On Marijuana Legalization

    This weekend, the Higher Fellowship lead a rally outside of the courthouse in Terre Haute. "Our goal today is to educate the general public about medical cannabis and to inform them of legislation going on," said Bobby Jo Young, Higher Fellowship President. A bill proposing the use of medical...
  4. Ron Strider

    Ireland: Cannabis Bill Was 'Deeply Flawed'

    Medicinal cannabis bill would have seen "cannabis in sweet shops" due to its serious legal flaws, according to a Cork Senator. This week, the Oireachtas Health Committee rejected a bill put forward by People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny Bill in a bid to legalize medical cannabis. The unanimous...
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    Will Attorney General Nominee Take Down The Regulated Cannabis Industry?

    Confirmation hearings began yesterday for Attorney General nominee Senator Jeff Sessions, the notoriously anti-cannabis drug-war zealot. Since the Donald nominated nominated the Alabama senator, cannabis advocates across the country have warned that Sessions as Attorney General means massive...
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    AU: Greens In Radical New Drug Legalisation Push

    The Greens have made a radical change to their drugs policy which leader Richard Di Natale hopes will reignite the decriminalisation debate and pave the way for the legalisation of recreational drugs like cannabis. The party has officially ditched its blanket opposition to the legalisation of...
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    NE: Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill May Be Presented To The Legislature In January

    It is not legal to have medical marijuana or medical cannabis in Nebraska, but one Senator is weighing his options on bringing another bill forward in January to attempt to legalize it. State Senator Tommy Garrett proposed a bill last year, which was modeled after Minnesota law. Garrett spoke...
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    NE: Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill May Be Presented To The Legislature In January

    It is not legal to have medical marijuana or medical cannabis in Nebraska, but one Senator is weighing his options on bringing another bill forward in January to attempt to legalize it. State Senator Tommy Garrett proposed a bill last year, which was modeled after Minnesota law. Garrett spoke...
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    Vermont State Senator Discusses Medical Marijuana Legalization

    Vermont State Senator Dick Sears will be traveling around the State on Monday to get feedback about the State's marijuana legalization. The State Senator will be at the Bennington Fire Facility on River Street from 1 — 2:30 p.m. to meet with anyone who wishes to speak with him. He'll then...
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    Vermont State Senator Discusses Medical Marijuana Legalization

    Vermont State Senator Dick Sears will be traveling around the State on Monday to get feedback about the State's marijuana legalization. The State Senator will be at the Bennington Fire Facility on River Street from 1 — 2:30 p.m. to meet with anyone who wishes to speak with him. He'll then...