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Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Remove Federal Ban on Marijuana

After a speech last week in which he called for an end to prohibition of marijuana, Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a bill Wednesday to remove cannabis from its current designation as a Schedule I drug. Sanders has been an outspoken proponent of ending the war …

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This Police Department is Trying to Decriminalize Marijuana (you read it right)

An ordinance proposed by the Miami-Dade Police Department, if passed, would allow officers to issue civil citations that carry a $100 fine for possessing small amounts of marijuana rather than making a physical arrest. Under the new ordinance, a person caught with less than 20 grams of marijuana …

States Across the South Will Rally for Marijuana Reform on February 10

Marijuana reform leaders in several Southern states have joined forces to launch the first round of coordinated rallies calling for an end to marijuana prohibition in the south. On February 10 simultaneous events will be held in Atlanta, Montgomery, Tallahassee and Baton Rouge calling for an end to the …

Medical marijuana is inevitable in Florida, and there’s not a damn thing the state can do about it

By now most everyone is familiar, at least to a degree, with the fact that case law in Florida has established a medical necessity defense against prosecution for the cultivation and possession of marijuana when it is used to treat a debilitating medical condition. This ruling, which was handed down …

Lawsuit could pave the way for marijuana for Alabama Indian tribe

Originally posted December 16, 2014 on AL.com The State of Alabama is currently in court arguing that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians should not be allowed to operate electronic gambling machines on their land. A key component to that lawsuit is the question if the land used by …

Georgia House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a limited-access medical marijuana bill created to bring relief to children and adults suffering from seizure disorders. HB 885, or Haleigh’s Hope Act, would provide access to CBD-rich medical marijuana extracts for children suffering from a severe seizure disorder known as …

Georgia Likely to become the First Southern State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Another state will likely soon move one step closer to legitimizing the decades of scientific research behind the medical use of cannabis. House Bill 885, also known as Haleigh’s Hope Act, would revive a 30 year-old medical marijuana law in Georgia that was never fully enacted. HB 885 passed …

Florida Supreme Court Clears Way for Medical Marijuana

In a 4-3 decision the Florida Supreme Court announced today that they have approved the wording that will appear on the November ballot asking Florida voters if they want a constitutional amendment that would allow patients to consume medical marijuana. Attorney General Pam Bondi has led the fight …