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WaPo: Has US Reached Tipping Point in Marijuana Legalization?

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Has the U.S. reached the “tipping point” in marijuana legalization? That’s what one CNN commentator said happened last month when, on June 26, Oklahoma adopted medical marijuana through a ballot initiative — making it the 30th state to do so. Research on policy diffusion suggests that as neighboring states, provinces, or countries adopt a policy, …

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The Lede, Interesting News in Emerging Industries

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The Lede, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 By David Royse Good Afternoon The LEDE A quick roundup of interesting news in emerging industries today Boehner “Evolves” in Thinking on Cannabis, Joins Marijuana Company Former House Speaker John Boehner, who opposed de-scheduling cannabis as an illegal narcotic during his political career, has …

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Cannabis News Roundup

LedeTree Cannabis News Roundup, March 6, 2018 LedeTree This week’s big story SANCTUARY CANNABIS STATES With several states now claiming that their local residents have the right to have access to marijuana, but the federal government continuing to consider it illegal, the battle between the states and the feds is …

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Koch Industries Backs Local Marijuana Legalization

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Koch Industries, run by the conservative Koch Brothers, is urging the Trump Administration to back off of federal marijuana enforcement, saying the states that want to legalize it have spoken and it’s a matter of states’ rights LedeTree “Instead of prosecuting non-violent drug offenders for doing what has already been …

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