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US flag Nov 18, 2016

MPP Statement Regarding the Nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

The next attorney general should respect the president-elect’s widely supported position that the federal government should refrain from interfering in state marijuana policies.

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CO Release Nov 15, 2016

Denver Voters Approve Groundbreaking Social Marijuana Use Initiative

Denver voters have approved a groundbreaking ballot initiative to allow social cannabis use in certain private businesses.

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MPP Nov 09, 2016

Four States End Marijuana Prohibition, Three Adopt Medical Marijuana Laws in Historic Election

Eight states have now voted to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use, and 28 have approved comprehensive medical marijuana laws.

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US flag Oct 19, 2016

Gallup: 60% of Americans Now Support Legal Marijuana

A new Gallup poll shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record high of 60%, up from 58% last year and 50% in 2011.

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"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."
DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young, Ruling in the matter of Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, September 6, 1988