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Jun 21, 2017

Vermont Senate Passes Compromise Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults

Another bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont was approved by the Senate on the first day of a two-day veto session.

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Jun 20, 2017

New York Poised to Become 27th State to Provide PTSD Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana

A bipartisan proposal to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers and is headed to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Jun 15, 2017

Bipartisan Bill to End Federal Prohibition of Medical Marijuana Reintroduced in U.S. Senate

U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY), Corey Booker (D-NJ), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) reintroduced a bill Thursday that would end the federal prohibition of medical marijuana.

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Jun 08, 2017

Regulate Rhode Island and Legislative Allies Propose ‘Incremental Legalization’ as Compromise

Regulate Rhode Island and allied legislators are announcing a new proposal they call “incremental legalization.”

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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