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Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles In Past Year

Domestic hemp production increased dramatically from 2016 to 2017, according to data compiled by the advocacy organization Vote Hemp. The group calculates that US farmers cultivated over 23,000 acres of hemp in 2017, up from fewer than 10,000 acres in 2016. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a … Continue reading »

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ACLU Pennsylvania: Blacks Eight Times More Likely Than Whites To Be Arrested For Marijuana Possession

African Americans in Pennsylvania are over eight times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession offenses than are Caucasians, according to an analysis of statewide arrest data by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU Pennsylvania report reviewed arrest data for all 67 counties from 2010 to 2016. Excluding Philadelphia, which decriminalized cannabis possession … Continue reading »

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Massachusetts: Reject Tax Hike — No More Changes to Question 4

Update: House leaders abruptly pulled the bill from the calendar after hearing complaints from constituents. Update: Governor Charlie Baker has expressed skepticism regarding the proposed tax increase. You have spoken. Are your elected officials listening? On Election Day, 54 percent of voters decided in favor of Question 4: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act … Continue reading »

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Study: Frequent Marijuana Consumers Not More Likely To Access Health Care Services

Marijuana consumers do not access health care services at rates that are higher than non-users, according to data published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin assessed the relationship between marijuana use and health care utilization in a nationally representative sample of 174,159,864 US … Continue reading »

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"I don’t want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes…" — Jack Herer, "The Emperor of Hemp", September 12th, 2009

Rev. Mary Spears explains the legalization vs. repeal initiatives and why REPEAL is the only way to proceed.   “I don’t want to fucking give this United States government one fucking dollar of taxes…” – Jack Herer, “The Emperor of Hemp”, September 12th, 2009 (Portland Hempstalk Festival–his final speech.) http://overgrow.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-fallacy-of-the-legalize-and-tax-cannabis-initiatives   By ElectroPig Von Fökkengrüüven … Continue reading »

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