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Cannabiz News Top 5 Stories, April 25, 2017

From empty calorie click bait to incomprehensible scholarly articles, #420/2017 brought a tsunami of cannabis to the interwebs. Here’s this week’s hot sheet of news you need to know. This week’s Top 5 Stories Canadians respond...

The Keith Stroup Show – Episode 2

The Keith Stroup Show - Episode 2 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN8rhcOd5Fk?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0] It was a busy week on the North American marijuana news beat. Canada unveiled their legalization package. Trump appointed the even more reefer madman, PA Rep Tom...
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DC cops arrest DCMJ organizers on 420 for gifting 2 joints to congressional staffers

It is a sad sign of the times to be sure, maybe a sign of worse times to come. Last Thursday, while cannabis enthusiasts from across the nation were gaily puffing and passing in...
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The NORML Report: 420 EDITION (April 2017)

Now that state legislative sessions have reached mid-April, most state-level cannabis reform bills have either quietly died on the vine in committee somewhere, or been thrust into the spotlight. You can bet in most every...
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EVENT: 8 Upcoming cannabis events, Spring 2017

As the cannabis market continues to grow at an exponential rate, cannabis events are becoming an increasingly popular way to network with other professionals, hear about all the latest medical, cultivation, and testing research, and...

The federal push for marijuana legalization is on!

The Congressional Cannabis Caucus has held true to their word to tackle prohibition head on. This week, US Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis ignited the cannabis media when the...

New NFF group plans to add millions to bolster NCIA DC push

Acknowledging the need for a more aggressive response to possible Justice Department action, and the need to push for IRS changes to 280e, a well-heeled select group of mostly-Colorado-based recreational marijuana interests has formed a new...
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The March NORML Report

It's now month three of the 2017 legislative sessions around the country and NORML activists are still at state capitols fighting for cannabis rights. This month’s national NORML chapters conference call featured updates from...

5 federal bills that could change cannabis in America

Despite strong suggestions of a coming cannabis crackdown by embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, pro-cannabis Congressmen and women filed several bills this session to protect citizens from civil forfeiture, defend state-sanctioned cannabis programs, and...

Feds be damned, DC wants its weed

The city of Washington DC loves marijuana so much that in 2014 they passed legalization overwhelmingly (64%). The US Congress, which is based in DC, notoriously hates cannabis, and has been fighting with the...

Marijuana Activists Will Joint Trump Inaugural

From the “I-kid-you-not” dept. – Fortune Magazine is among several news sources reporting that Friday January 20th, Washington DC-based cannabis activists intend to give away thousands of marijuana cigarettes during Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony,...