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San Diego forgiving 1000’s of marijuana convictions

Thousands of marijuana convictions in San Diego could be dismissed under California’s new legal pot rules. Proposition 64 kicked in at the beginning of 2018, but the San Diego County District Attorney’s office has been researching the criminal records of those who are affected by it for more than a year. The DA’s office said […]

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Future of Legalized Marijuana

Chris Walsh (Founding Editor Marijuana Business Daily) discussed Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to reverse an Obama administration marijuana enforcement policy and how doing so could affect the industry and current and future legalization. PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO Kimberly Atkins Guest HostC-SPAN Chris Walsh Founding EditorMarijuana Business Daily Airing Details Jan 13, 2018 | 9:34am […]

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After Collecting Permit Fees, Calaveras County Votes to Ban Commercial Cannabis Growing

CALAVERAS COUNTY — In a 3-2 decision, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted to ban commercial marijuana grows in the county. Many find the vote problematic because the county introduced its emergency ordinance in May of 2016, which essentially opened the market for anyone in Calaveras County to apply for a permit to grow marijuana. […]

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NH House to vote on recreational marijuana bill

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The vote is happening even though a special state commission studying the issue is months away from finishing its work. The use of marijuana for medical purposes is legal in […]

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Bernie Sanders Schools Jeff Sessions On Weed

“In a terse response to news Thursday that President Donald Trump’s Justice Department would rescind its hands-off policy regarding states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) scolded Attorney General Jeff Sessions for equating the dangers of pot with heroin. During his time in the U.S. Senate and as AG, Sessions […]

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Marijuana: Clearing the smoke

In 2012, when Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, legalizing pot for recreational use was called “The Great Experiment.” Five years later, recreational pot is now legal in eight states plus the District of Columbia, while 21 other states now allow sales of marijuana for medical use. But anti-marijuana advocates – including U.S. Attorney General Jeff […]

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Recreational marijuana officially goes on sale in San Francisco

Recreational marijuana dispensaries are now selling pot to anyone 21 years or older in San Francisco. The first stores opened their doors at 9:00 a.m. Legal pot party tonight in San Francisco dispensaries in San Francisco with the proper permits were allowed to start selling recreational marijuana this morning ABC 7 news reporter Carlos Saucedo […]

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Jimmy Kimmel ‘Deduces’ Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana

The comedian-turned-amateur detective investigated just why Sessions wanted to reverse an Obama-era policy that “discouraged federal prosecutors from pursuing charges against the sale of marijuana” in states where the plant is legal. “With all that’s going on, this is like locking someone up for retransmitting baseball games without the consent of Major League Baseball. It’s very […]