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Thousands of families praise Gov. Abbott for supporting hemp oil

WASHINGTON, DC (Coalition for Access Now) – The Coalition for Access Now – a non-profit coalition representing thousands of families petitioning for access to therapeutic hemp oil nationwide – released the following statement in support of Texas Governor Greg Abbott passing TX SB 339, which would legalize access to hemp oil therapies in the State of Texas. “On behalf of the thousands of families who have been suffering from lack of access to hemp oil therapies for our ailing children, I would like to thank…

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Obama’s comments in #Jamaica re #marijuana legalization could have been better

“I am a very strong believer that the path that we have taken in the United States in the so-called ‘War on Drugs’ has been so heavy in emphasizing incarceration that it has been counterproductive,” he said. “I do not foresee, any time soon, Congress changing the law at a national basis,” he said. “I have to tell you that it’s not a silver bullet, because, first of all, if you are legalizing marijuana, then how do you deal with other drugs and where do…

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Time for everyone who wants to see a LEGAL and PROSPEROUS cannabis market to make a phone call.

This was just passed on to me. Please READ AND SHARE this so you know the level of proffessional a**hole* medical cannabis patients in Washington State are up against. These guys are slick and they have the ears of your legislators in Washington State…conact yours ASAP and tell them NO ON 5052! -John _________________ Specific to SSB 5052 right now….The following are members of the House of Representatives who are not with us and that need to hear from you: View this email in your…

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Washington Bill to Shutdown Dispensaries Passes House Committee

Legislation to shutdown medical cannabis dispensaries, to establish a patient registry and to reduce the amount of cannabis patients can possess and cultivate has been approved by Washington State’s House Committee on Health Care and Wellness. Senate Bill 5052 has already been approved by the state’s Senate, and will be sent to Governor Jay Inslee if approved by the full House of Representatives. Inslee has said he will sign the bill if it reaches his desk. The proposal would reduce the amount of cannabis a…

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A D.C. Man Walks Into A Police Station And Asks For Marijuana… And Gets It

D.C. police often confiscate drugs during the course of searches and arrests, but now D.C. residents are legally allowed to ask for them back — and one recently did. According to D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), a resident walked into the Sixth District police station in Ward 7 on Monday and asked an officer on duty to return his marijuana to him, which had been confiscated during a prior arrest. “He walked in to recover his property from a recent arrest,” said Alexander,…

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