marijuana legalization

Loan 'Em If Ya Got 'Em: House Says OK to Banks, Pot Provider Relations

Loan 'Em If Ya Got 'Em: House Says OK to Banks, Pot Provider Relations
The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.
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False Report: Marijuana Overdoses Have Killed Dozens, says Police Chief

False Report: Marijuana Overdoses Have Killed Dozens, says Police Chief
Dozens of people have died from recreational pot overdoses in Colorado, according to Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop. He cited the stat while testifying against marijuana legalization before the Maryland legislature. The problem with that report is that it's not true.
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Gov Contender Wendy Davis Hopes to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession in TX

Gov Contender Wendy Davis Hopes to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession in TX
Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis would like to see small amounts of marijuana decriminalized in the state, she said in an interview Tuesday. Citing the overwhelming costs of incarceration, Davis questioned whether anything was really solved by throwing small-time users in jail.
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Marijuana Legalization Set for Summer Ballot in Alaska

Marijuana Legalization Set for Summer Ballot in Alaska
Alaskans have signed enough petitions to put marijuana legalization on the ballot this summer. If the state OKs the initiative, it will join Colorado and Washington as states where the plant – and its effects on smokers – are totally legal.
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2013 Recap: The Best and Worst Moments in Organizing and Activism

2013 Recap: The Best and Worst Moments in Organizing and Activism
Cliff Schecter and Sam Seder discuss some of the best and worst political moments of 2013 - progress made in equality, same-sex marriage, environmental issues, marijuana legalization and more - thanks to the movements and people.
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