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Hillary Clinton Enters Presidential Race

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4/12/15: Hillary Clinton Enters Presidential Race

Today, to no one’s surprise, Hilary Clinton announced her White House ambitions. Moving away from a traditional announcement rally, The Democratic frontrunner chose to make it official using a video called “Getting Started” that featured a diverse group of Americans. Her website does not discuss

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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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Chris Christie to “Crack Down” on Pot, New Poll

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Chris Christie Promises to ‘Crack Down’ on Pot
Possible presidential candidate NJ Governor Chris Christie has come out against lifting the ban on medicinal marijuana. Speaking with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Christie emphasized that he would not permit states to legalize marijuana. The Republican Governor still believes that ‘Marijuana is a gateway drug’ and that states should not

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Fed Pressures Mbank to Close All Pot Shop Accounts |Nugg

4/13/15: Fed Pressures MBank to Close All Pot Shop Accounts
A bank based in Oregon was making a name for itself by being one of the few financial institutions that was working with cannabis retailers in the Pacific Northwest. When the bank opened an office in Colorado, the Feds stepped in. The bank was warned against it’s operations crossing state lines as marijuana is still illegal under federal laws. The difficulty of dealing with differing compliance

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More Than 500 Dispensaries Closed in LA

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4/10/15: More Than 500 Dispensaries Closed in LA
At a press conference this morning, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer claims his office has closed more than 500 illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. It’s been said that Los Angeles was once home to over 1,100 such dispensaries. Feuer’s insists that medicinal cannabis should be available, but companies that are not

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