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Aug 14, 2018

Marijuana Policy Project Hires Steve Hawkins as Executive Director


The nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced it has hired Steve Hawkins to serve as its next executive director.

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Aug 08, 2018

Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives Approves Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana for Adult and Medical Use; Measure Now Heads to the Senate


The Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult and medical use.

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Jun 27, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Introduces Bill to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced legislation that would end the federal government’s prohibition of marijuana.

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Jun 27, 2018

Marijuana to Become Legal for Adults in Vermont on Sunday


Marijuana will become legal for adults in Vermont on Sunday, making it the ninth state to lift its prohibition on adult marijuana use (in addition to D.C.) and the first to do so via the legislative process.

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"I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol. If people can go into a liquor store and buy a bottle of alcohol and drink it at home legally, then why do we say that the use of this other substance is somehow criminal?"