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Count Obama Among the Americans Hopeful that More States will Legalize Marijuana!

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In President Obama’s recent YouTube interview he discussed the likelihood of future, wider marijuana legalization.     In a recent YouTube interview, President Obama predicted that given the recent success of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, more states will soon join

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States With Legal Marijuana Have Far Lower Painkiller Drug Fatalities

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Maybe legal painkiller drugs should be prohibited… This is only one facet that explains why there’s such an aversion to ending marijuana prohibition. Big Pharma is a massive lobbying force in Washington and throughout the states that has a vested

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Texas is Considering Legalizing Marijuana - but Sheriffs say 'No Way'

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Texas is big on freedom and big on economic prosperity but legalizing marijuana may be a step too far for some. While other nearby states are experimenting with loosening the reins on marijuana use, Texas’ sheriffs are not about to

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Colorado Still Pot Positive

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In a new survey, 90% of Colorado’s supporters for legalized pot would vote to legalize it again: More than 90 percent of the respondents who voted in the 2012 election on Amendment 64 – the measure allowing adults to legally

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Teen Marijuana Use Down Since CO Legalization?

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In a non-intuitive twist, it seems that pot legalization in marijuana has not contributed to a sharp increase in teen marijuana use. In fact, legalization might be contribuing to a drop in teen use: Since the passage of HB10-1284, Colorado’s

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Obama Asks Congress to Allow Pot in DC

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Obama loves states’ rights. Except for when he doesn’t. But when it comes to pot, Obama wants Congress to remove a rider overturning the effective legalization of pot in DC. Press secretary Josh Earnest said that the president generally backed

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Congressional Waiver the Wrong Idea for Legalized Pot

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Many marijuana activists are looking to Congress to extend waivers to states that have legalized pot. The idea is that states can only be protected from the DEA if Congress passes a law giving states immunity from federal drug laws:

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Cops Steal Man’s Property, Freeze Bank Accounts, But No Criminal Charges Filed

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Cops steal from man rather than try to arrest him. A Michigan man came home one September day to find police surrounding his property. They had a warrant to search his place. They took a power generator and some very

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Canada’s New Prescription for Heroin Addicts? Heroin.

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Leave it to Canada to figure out the obvious: the reason why heroin addicts are experiencing withdrawals is because they don’t have heroin. Duh. And Canada has found a solution for these heroin withdrawals. It’s called heroin: Doctors in Canada

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US Government Actually Helped Fund Opium Farmers in Afghanistan

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Not only have we been losing the war on drugs for decades, now we find out that our own government has been helping to fund our losing effort in Afghanistan! Afghani opium growth is at an all-time high, even as

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Most in Delaware Support Push to Legalize Marijuana

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The shift to support marijuana legalization has slowed across the country since Colorado legalized the drug at the beginning of 2014. That doesn’t mean marijuana supporters have simply moved to Colorado and stopped agitating for legalization. A recent poll in

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Central American Extortion to Stop Illegal Immigration

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Should the U.S. pay Central American extortion to get those countries to stop the flood of immigrants? According to Google, extortion is “the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.” Thanks to Breitbart Texas, and the work

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