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Legalization of recreational marijuana gaining support on 4/20

Legalization of recreational marijuana gaining support on 4/20Recreational marijuana is already legal in nine states and now Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he is planning to introduce a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.



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Woman arrested for attacking two people after dog eats her marijuana and owner refuses to pay

Woman arrested for attacking two people after dog eats her marijuana and owner refuses to payA woman has been accused of attacking two people after a dog ate her marijuana, US police say. Desarae Smith flew into a rage with two bystanders after the pet-owner refused to pay for the drugs, according to a report by officers in Springfield, Ohio. “(The pet-owner) advised she got into a verbal argument with Desarae Smith over marijuana,” the police report says.



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An Elementary School Teacher Left a 4-Year-Old Alone So She Could Buy Marijuana, Police Say

An Elementary School Teacher Left a 4-Year-Old Alone So She Could Buy Marijuana, Police SayShe was arrested and charged with child neglect and marijuana possession



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This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before Flying

This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before FlyingCannabis is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government



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Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana Convictions

Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana ConvictionsIn an effort to bring “restorative justice” to communities that have been disproportionately affected by drug law enforcement, Seattle’s mayor and city attorney said Thursday that the city will move to dismiss marijuana possession convictions that were prosecuted before Washington state voted to legalize the drug.



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Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Marijuana, But Its Law Comes With A Catch

Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Marijuana, But Its Law Comes With A CatchFor the first time, a U.S. state has legalized marijuana with the stroke of a pen, not a vote at the ballot box.



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Lawmaker Says Black People Can't Handle Marijuana Because Of 'Genetics'

Lawmaker Says Black People Can't Handle Marijuana Because Of 'Genetics'Put this in your pipe and smoke it: A Kansas lawmaker thinks marijuana should be illegal because he said black people are genetically unable to handle its effects.



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Full Panel: Marijuana Legalization Might Be The One Thing Americans Agree On

Full Panel: Marijuana Legalization Might Be The One Thing Americans Agree OnDavid Brooks, Danielle Pletka, Mark Leibovich and Joy Reid join the Meet the Press panel to talk about the fallout from the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to enforce marijuana laws



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Marijuana businesses brace for investment chill as U.S. changes policy

Marijuana businesses brace for investment chill as U.S. changes policySAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cannabis businesses across the United States said they are bracing for an investment slowdown following the U.S. Justice Department’s Thursday directive that will allow the enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Justice Department was rescinding an Obama-era policy that eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws amid a wave of legalization in states from Alaska to Pennsylvania. “In the short term, this news will further scare away investors which will, in turn, slow down cannabis entrepreneurship,” said Nicolas Ruiz, co-founder of Cloudponics, a San Francisco startup that makes technology which can be used to grow marijuana.



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Lawmakers Are Furious Over Justice Department Decision on Marijuana Enforcement

Lawmakers Are Furious Over Justice Department Decision on Marijuana EnforcementThe U.S. Department of Justice decision to rescind Obama-era guidance on marijuana enforcement elicited furious statements from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.



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