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After marijuana legalization vote, Maine Gov. LePage wants to make it harder to get questions on ballots

Published: Feb 17, 2018, 12:41 pm • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 12:49 pm By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers may make it tougher for citizens to get questions on ballots as Gov. Paul LePage this week renewed his call to reform a system he’s called too representative of liberal-leaning Mainers. In […]

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 11:16 am By Karen Matthews, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans […]

Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes, home delivery

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services, echoing a similar appeal by Republican Gov. Charlie […]

Fox News: Support for Cannabis Legalization at Record High

If there’s one cable channel that’s shown it can influence the White House policy agenda, it’s Fox News. While the president has decried most media outlets as “fake news,” he’s shown an affinity for the conservative outlet, regularly tweeting things, for example, that he sees on shows like Fox & Friends—a morning show that media […]

Bernard Noble, Serving 13 Years for Two Joints, Granted Parole

Bernard Noble, one of America’s most famous drug war victims, will be a free man by the end of this week. On Tuesday a Louisiana parole board granted the 54-year-old truck driver his liberty. Noble served seven years and four months of a 13-year sentence for the crime of cannabis possession. “We’ve had people receive […]