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  NBC News -    DENVER -- Colorado's attempt to create a bank to service its marijuana industry has suffered another setback by the federal government and could be facing an impossible dilemma. The Federal Reserve — the…
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  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -  As attitudes toward marijuana become more lenient and states authorize its use for medicinal — or even recreational — purposes, a long simmering debate over the efficacy of workplace drug testing h…
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  Washington Times -   Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade among more than 20 declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates in a voter guide released Friday by a marijuana policy group, while New Jersey Gov. Chris …
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  Motley Fool -   The marijuana industry appears to be blooming, and the American public tends to have a more favorable view of the currently illicit drug with each passing year. In the most recent Gallup poll, slightly more than half…
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  NBC News -   The House voted on several pro-pot amendments on Wednesday aimed at tackling the sticky issue of conflicts that arise when the Department of Justice interferes with state implementation of local marijuana laws. In many …
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  Forbes -   With nearly half of the country having already legalized the use of cannabis for medical purposes, physicians prescribing opioids for pain management have another alternative at their disposal. As medical marijuana laws becom…
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  Coloradoan -   DENVER (AP) — A Colorado bill to allow medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole is on its way to the governor’s desk. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by peopl…
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  International Business Times -   Efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania took a big step forward Tuesday when a bill unanimously passed a state Senate committee. The bill, which would allow marijuana use for those with qua…
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  Motley Fool -   When it comes to the polarizing debate of whether or not marijuana should be decriminalized, a slight majority of the American public continues to be in favor of legalizing the drug. Gallup's 2014 poll showed tha…
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  The Sentinel - HARRISBURG — It was a battle of the doctors at a hearing on Senate Bill 3, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania.   “I think it needs study. It needs further clarification,” sai…
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  PennLive.com -  Medical marijuana will be the focus of a Pennsylvania Senate committee hearing Wednesday, but the real battle is already unfolding in the House. Last year, legislation that would make cannabis available via a prescri…
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  PennLive.com -   Legislation that would allow medical marijuana in Pennsylvania has been reintroduced in the Senate after a similar measure died last year after it failed to make it to the House floor. Senate Bill 3 is nearly identi…
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  Niagra Falls Reporter -   Now That Medical Marijuana is Legal in New York... What are the rules, Who will grow and distribute, Who will use it In this, the first part of our series on Medical Marijuana in New York State and how it w…
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  ABC News -  Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the stat…
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  Washington Post - Andy Harris, a Republican, represents Maryland’s 1st Congressional District in the House, where Joe Pitts, a Republican, represents Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District. Many have asked why Republican …
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  Watchdog.org -   Medical marijuana legislation will get a second chance in 2015. The bipartisan pair of state senators who pushed for legalization during 2014 announced this week they will re-introduce the same text of a bill approv…
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  Denver Post -   Colorado health officials have recommended funding two studies on childhood epilepsy, two studies on post-traumatic stress disorder and four other studies as part of the largest-ever state research program on medical mar…
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  Philly.com -  Today, November 20th, is a big day for marijuana. It has been one full month of decriminalization in Philadelphia.  There were 300-360 men and women who were not put into handcuffs and then holding cells for havin…
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  The Atlantic - A conversation with middle-aged moms, homeless men, and college kids about post-prohibition in Boulder, Colorado   The most eclectic gathering spot in Boulder, Colorado, is the Pearl Street Mall, a pedestrian thor…
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  Philly Mag - As of this morning, Philadelphia is the largest city in the country to decriminalize marijuana. You’ll now receive a $100 fine for smoking in public and a $25 for possession of up to 30 grams — but you will not be ar…
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  Lehigh Valley Live -  Pennsylvania efforts to create a medical marijuana program have been vaporized, for now.   The state House of Representatives is unlikely to take up the measure passed in September by the House, with o…
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  The Daily Pennsylvanian - Former narcotics cop Clemmie Harris sees Philadelphia’s upcoming decriminalization of marijuana as an important step toward reevaluating the role of marijuana in society.      Harris, wh…
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  USA Today - As the nation eases marijuana laws, road safety advocates worry that highway rules for driving under the influence of pot are lagging, which could lead to fatal crashes.   Medical marijuana is legal in 23 s…
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  WeAreCentralPA - Medical marijuana is one step closer to becoming legal.   The state senate passed a bill by a vote of 43-7 today to allow the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania - as prescribed by a licensed physician…
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  The Pennsylvania House may not snuff out a medical marijuana legalization plan, after all.   A top House Republican is supporting an effort to legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania, in the first indication that the oppositio…
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  Culture wars, not science or good government, are to blame for the fact that marijuana is illegal for use as a medicine.   That was a major theme at a gathering outside the Pennsylvania Capitol on Monday which drew a contingent …
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  People in Philadelphia caught with small amounts of marijuana or smoking it in public may soon face no more than a written citation and a modest fine as the City Council moved Thursday to decriminalize the drug after a reversal by Mayor Mich…
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  LOWER PROVIDENCE>> Following a panel discussion on Wednesday at the Lower Providence Township building, state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-150th Dist.) announced his support for a Senate bill that would that would allow doctors in Pennsylvania t…
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