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Why Law Enforcement Agencies Oppose Legalized Marijuana – The Real Story

Why do law enforcement unions oppose decriminalization of marijuana? Jobs. Plain and simple. This applies to all government agencies part of the criminal justice system at state and federal levels. Many of their jobs are directly connected to the increased level of prosecution of marijuana laws the US saw from 1990 into the 2000s. Fortunately […]

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History of Marijuana and Cannabis Laws in the US

The history of marijuana use and regulation in the US is indeed incredibly fascinating. Many of this country’s founding fathers and greatest patriots actually grew hemp as one of their farm’s main crops. They were literally “pot” farmers. It was not until many generations later in the 1900s that hemp/cannabis/marijuana became “bad plants” for reasons […]

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6.3.2015 – US House of Representatives Votes to Protect State Medical Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize an amendment that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal interference in states where the drug is legal, siding with a majority of Americans who say that medical marijuana is an issue best left to the states. The amendment, offered by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) […]

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Big Pharma and US Drug War

Why Big Pharma is Opposed to America’s Fastest Growing industry – Medical Marijuana

We predict at some point in the not too distant future some Big Pharma conglomerate teams will begin voicing support for medical marijuana, if they are not already doing so quietly. There is little doubt Big Pharma will be very acquisitive in the industry once federally legal, and spearheading a wave of US based studies […]

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Medical Marijuana Business Insurance Developments

NEWS FLASH: Lloyd’s of London recently announced a ban on its insurance syndicates writing new policies in the USA to businesses growing and selling medical marijuana. Click here if you are interested in learning how licensed marijuana dispensaries and growers can create a custom privately held insurance company to insure their operations. Oddly, this could […]

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Indiana’s First Church of Pot

Be careful what you wish for: A ‘church of cannabis’ is the latest unintended consequence of the right’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act madness. Hoosiers, get your Hookahs.In the latest Unintended Consequence of the “Religious Freedom” laws now sweeping the country, an Indiana church today was granted tax-exempt status by the IRS. But not just any […]

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