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  • Legalizing Pot...Could It Happen In Texas?

    Legalizing Pot. Could It Happen In Texas?

    CORPUS CHRISTI — Last month voters approved the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in two states. And one of the groups that pushed for that change is now lobbying Texas lawmakers to consider similar legislation here. But, it may be a while before Texans can legally light up. People in Washington state counted down the seconds before they could legally smoke marijuana. It’s a dream Josh Schimberg — Executive Director of Texas Chapter of the National Organization for the [...]

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  • Fmr U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Marijuana Legalization

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Marijuana Legalization

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave a full-throated endorsement of state efforts to legalize marijuana during an appearance at a CNN forum aired on Tuesday. Carter, who as president supported an era of marijuana decriminalization in the mid-1970s, told CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux that he was “in favor” of states that were taking steps to legalize the drug. “I think it’s OK,” Carter said. “I don’t think it’s going to happen in Georgia yet, but I think we can watch and see [...]

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  • Americans side with Constitution on marijuana laws

    Americans Side with Constitution on Marijuana Laws

    Americans may be enamored with Social Security, Medicare, and sundry other unconstitutional federal policies, but according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll, a sizable majority of them stands with the Constitution when it comes to marijuana laws. The survey, conducted November 26-29, reveals  very clearly that Americans side with Constitution on marijuana laws.   64 percent of Americans believe that the federal government should not “take steps to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws” in states that have legalized recreational marijuana consumption, [...]

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  • 8 States May Legalize Marijuana This Year

    8 States May Legalize Marijuana This Year

    2012 has only just begun and it is already shaping up to be one of the most exciting and active years for marijuana law reform in some time. More than a dozen state legislatures are currently considering reform measures in some respect and 8 states are attempting to put legalization initiatives before voters this November. Many of these efforts are still in the signature gathering stage. Check out the list below to see if you might be able to vote [...]

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  • New Study Proves That Marijuana Increases Brain Cell Formation

    New Study Proves That Marijuana Increases Brain Cell Formation

    How many times have you been hit with the usual jargon about how bad marijuana is for the brain, and how stupid you are going to become if you smoke it. Yet, some of the most creative minds of our time attribute their unconventional thinking to the effects of this beautiful herb. So does it make you stupid, or does it actually INCREASE innovation? Well according to a study conducted by the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada, the effects [...]

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  • Cannabis stops the pain

    Cannabis stops the pain

    Ann Vernon would like to understand one thing about the lawmakers who oppose the medical use of cannabis. “I think you would have to be pretty heartless if you’re faced with these absolutely desperate people . . . and they say this [cannabis] helps and you turn them down? I don’t know.” It is a question Ms Vernon, who sufferers from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder, asks herself often. The most recent occasion was last week when she was [...]

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  • How to invest in legalized marijuana?

    How to invest in legalized marijuana?

    Mark Twain is said to have remarked that a gold rush is a good time to be in the pick and shovel business. Investors may be able to apply that same bit of wisdom to the growing number of U.S. states that have legalized pot.   Although federal law prohibits the sale or possession of marijuana, Massachusetts last week joined the ranks of states — 18 plus Washington, D.C. — that allow its use for people suffering from chronic illnesses [...]

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