Ween Guitarist Calls For Weed Friendly Music Venue

Michael Melchiondo, Jr., better known as Dean Ween, the guitarist for the famed 90’s alternative rock band “Ween” is hoping to be able to open a music venue in Denver that would allow for legal adult use cannabis within its … Read the article

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Bernie Sanders Blasts Marijuana Prohibition In New Book

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said he’s still “thinking about” a possible run for the presidency in 2020—and if he does run, it’s a safe bet that marijuana reform will be one of his priorities.

That might not be news to … Read the article

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Brazilian Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Bill

A key Senate committee in Brazil approved a bill to allow the use and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes on Wednesday.

The measure, which was brought about in response to an online citizen-led petition that received about 119,000 votes, … Read the article

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New Michigan Bills Would Help People Convicted Of Marijuana Offenses

Michigan lawmakers have introduced two new pieces of legislation that would help people convicted of marijuana-related offenses get out of prison and clear their records.

The bills were filed in both the state Senate and House on Tuesday.

The House … Read the article

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Pete Sessions And Republicans Block Another Marijuana Amendment

Anti-marijuana Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) may have lost his reelection bid in the midterms, but for another few weeks he still has the power to prevent cannabis amendments from advancing as chairman of the House Rules Committee—and that’s just what … Read the article

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Sessions blocks another cannabis vote—this one on 280E (Newsletter: Nov. 29, 2018)

Brazil lawmakers approve medical cannabis; Bernie Sanders talks marijuana in new book; Michigan expungement bill filed

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Have A Heart Opens First Cannabis Dispensary In Oregon

OREGON: Have a Heart opened the doors of its first store in Oregon. The Salem location will bring 20 jobs to Willamette Valley, in addition to the company’s knowledgeable, friendly staff and vast menu of lab-tested and locally-sourced flower, pre-rolls, … Read the article

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420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Alan Brochstein, CFA & Partner At New Cannabis Ventures

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer … Read the article

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Growing Change on Giving Tuesday

NORML Giving TuesdayToday’s the day to give!

We need your help to raise $25,000 that will make advancing common-sense federal marijuana legislation in 2019 possible.

The best referral we can get is from supporters like you. In addition to your donationRead the article

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A #GivingTuesday Message from NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri

Thanks to all the work we have done together, our issue of ending marijuana prohibition is no longer a regional one confined to deep blue states on the West Coast or the Northeast, we have gone nationwide. Voters increasingly agree … Read the article

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