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Vermont house puts recreational marijuana bill on back burner

The Vermont House has blocked consideration of a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Lawmakers in the House refused to take up the bill during a special veto session....
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Cannabiz News Top 5 and Trending – June 21, 2017

This week, the Massachusetts bill is still a mess, California rolls medical into recreational, and another federal bill attempts to protect states' rights. Meanwhile Mexico approves of medical marijuana - although limiting it to...
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Vermont Governor signs off on medical cannabis expansion plan

We're getting mixed messages out of Vermont since Governor Scott approved expansion to the state's medical cannabis program only weeks after vetoing a bill to legalize recreational weed. On Monday, June 12, Republican Gov. Phil...
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Cannabiz News Top 5 Stories, May 30, 2017

While much of the mainstream media’s attention was locked on the White House bruhaha and foreign travels, America’s cannabis media stayed focused on the continuing press to bring our national leaders into the 21st...
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Vermont Governor vetoes bill to legalize recreational cannabis

The green mountain state isn't looking so green this legislative season, with Governor Scott having vetoed a bill that would legalize small amounts of cannabis for personal use. On Wednesday the 24th, Vermont's Republican Governor...
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7th annual NCIA lobby days draw in citizen lobbyists to cannabis cause

More than a dozen pending congressional bills sit, waiting for committee hearings and the support of additional sponsors. But while 2017's federal legislation season sees little hope for a vote in either chamber, that...

Why Vermont is so important for the US marijuana movement

The Vermont state legislature just approved marijuana legalization for their citizens, and if the bill is either approved by Republican Phil Scott, or allowed to become law without the governor’s veto, Vermont will become...
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Cannabiz News Top 5 Stories, May 15, 2017

As the Sunshine State still reels from the dramatic failure of their state legislature to finalize a state medical program, another Sunbelt state, Texas, saw two popular pro-cannabis bills fail in similar fashion, despite...
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Cannabiz News Top 5 Stories, May 7, 2017

This week, while millions around the world marched for the annual Global Marijuana March; at home, Americans heard the first words their new president had to say about cannabis... and they aren’t good. On Friday, President...
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W. Virginia to engage opiate crisis with MMJ, Delaware moving towards REC, and other...

Forget Jeff Sessions, the number of adult-use (aka recreational) states will not be stuck at “8” forever.  And in the fight for expanded medical use, there is every indication that two western states will...

Statehouses Flooded with Weed

Last week when legislative sessions opened cannabis legislation poured into more than a dozen statehouses around the country. The assorted bills cover everything from minor decriminalization adjustments to fully developed tax and regulate programs....

The Quest for ‘Ganja Valley’

Now that the grassroots movement for legalization has taken hold across the United States, many people are beginning to compare the production of cannabis to wine-making. Long gone are the days where you would just...