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Oregon Legalizes Recreational Pot

Oregon Legalizes Recreational Pot

Facebook Post from Portland NORML.

Facebook Post from Portland NORML.

On Wednesday July 1st, history was made. Oregon became the fourth state to legalize recreational pot with Measure 91. Oregon joins Alaska, Colorado, Washington and the capital, Washington DC as trailblazers in the recreational marijuana legalization movement. Oregonians will not be able to purchase marijuana from

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A Summary of California Marijuana Laws

An Overview of California State Medical Marijuana Laws

How does one qualify to use medical marijuana?
In California, anyone who suffers from one or more serious ailments, defined here, may legally consume, possess, and grow marijuana. However, one must first receive a recommendation for the medicinal use of cannabis from a licensed physician. One must be 21 or older (or have approval from one’s legal guardian) to be eligible, and be a resident of California.

Where can

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Rival California Medical Marijuana Bills Advance

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4/28/2015: Two Rival CA Medical Marijuana Bills Advance

Two medical marijuana bills that would regulate medical marijuana in different ways in California were approved Tuesday by an Assembly panel, although lawmakers said more work needs to be done to address concerns and settle on one scheme.

The Assembly Business and Professions Committee approved AB 34 by Democratic Assemblymen Rob Bonta of Alameda and Reginald Jones-Sawyer of

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Lawmakers Challenge Justice Department on Medical Cannabis

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4/8/15: Lawmakers Challenge Justice Department on Medical Cannabis

Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) and Representative Sam Farr (D-Carmel) have taken a bipartisan stand against the Justice Department’s overreach on medicinal marijuana. Responding to the continued harassment of dispensaries in the Golden State, the Representatives schooled the Justice Department on it’s recent interpretation of an amendment meant to free pot

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