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Philadelphia Is About To Be America’s Largest City To Decriminalize Marijuana

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will sign a bill into law that decriminalizes marijuana. Instead of jail time, offenders may get a  fine. Nutter wasn’t a fan of the bill in the past, but he told KYW Newsradio that he agreed to sign the bill — with a caveat — because he’s seen too many of [...]

  Jacob Lavoro could be in jail for the rest of  his life for cooking up a batch of pot brownies. Lavoro was arrested at his home in April after a neighbor complained about the smell of smoke coming from his apartment. Police at the scene weighed the brownies, and charged Lavoro with having a [...]

The New York Times rocked America’s world this weekend by coming out in favor of legalizing marijuana, and NBC News’ Meet the Press celebrated by convening a panel made up of more squares than you can shake a Paul Lynde at (that reference was for the members of MTP‘s panel, who are the only people [...]

The New York Times is calling to legalize marijuana. Its Sunday editorial states: It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since [...]

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is working to reduce penalties for marijuana. On Wednesday, the likely 2016 presidential candidate introduced an amendment to explicitly allow state medical marijuana regimes. On Thursday, he proposed a stand-alone bill that would lower federal penalties for repeat marijuana possession offenses and reform how law enforcement calculates the weight of drugs [...]

Dr. Sue Sisley had just received approval to study the use of marijuana to help PTSD. Then she got fired. In April 2014, University of Arizona assistant professor Dr. Sue Sisley made headlines after winning federal approval to test marijuana on veterans suffering from PTSD. That made her the only academic in America to get [...]

A client of his boss saw the security guard on the news doing something that is now perfectly legal. Would someone get fired for being spotted smoking a cigarette or drinking in a bar? But buying legal weed got this guy fired. He took the day off and waited overnight in line to be the first person to [...]

If Washington were to follow Colorado’s model it would make money for the state and there’s be a thriving, new industry. But regulatory issues are getting in the way. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "2a0f0499-fdab-4f55-b4ed-7337971538bb"; // ]]> Now read this:D.C. Staffer Writes Epic Exit Note Ending With ‘F*ck You People’ (Sep 4, 2014) Man [...]

Connie Johnson says Genesis 1:20 provides justification for the legalization of marijuana, as Oklahoma deals with a state initiative on the substance. The proposed initiative would legalize possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana by adults 21 and older – or 1.5 ounces for doctor-approved medical use – and establish a regulated market similar [...]

The Texas rancher bought the land to graze cattle, but had quite a discovery. Authorities in Texas are investigating who is responsible for the secret marijuana growing operation recently found on a local rancher’s property. A Chambers County, Texas, rancher called the county Sheriff’s Office after checking out land that he recently leased from the [...]

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