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  • Canadians Support Expungement of Marijuana Criminal Records

    Canadians Support Expungement of Marijuana Criminal Records

    A recent poll reveals that a majority of Canadians support expungement of marijuana criminal records. It has certainly been interesting to follow the national trends in our northern neighbor...

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  • NFL HOF Linebacker Jack Ham Advocates for Cannabis in Pennsylvania

    NFL HOF Linebacker Jack Ham Advocates for Cannabis in Pennsylvania

    NFL HOF Linebacker Jack Ham advocates for cannabis in Pennsylvania and will serve as a spokesperson and consultant for AGRiMED, which has plans to grow and provide cannabis for patients who meet a...

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  • Will Minnesota Marijuana Legalization Happen in 2017?

    Will Minnesota Marijuana Legalization Happen in 2017?

    As a follow up to our coverage on Minnesota marijuana policy, we wanted to bring you the latest on what is going on in the State right in America’s heartland. Will Minnesota marijuana legalization...

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  • How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System? [Infographic]

    How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System? [Infographic]

    We’ve covered how to pass a drug test for marijuana before. But, how long does marijuana stay in your system is the most frequently asked question that we receive. While there is no definitive...

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  • Vermont Governor Phil Scott Vetoes Legalization Bill

    Vermont Governor Phil Scott Vetoes Legalization Bill

    We have been covering the proposed marijuana legalization bill in Vermont very closely this legislative session, so you can imagine my disappointment when this letter came to my inbox today,...

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  • Legal Marijuana Sales Could Be Even Bigger than Ice Cream

    Legal Marijuana Sales Could Be Even Bigger than Ice Cream

    Although the cannabis industry is weathering through some tough times with the current administration in the U.S., the election last November made it clear that this moment and industry is only...

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  • RedHat Ralph’s Top 10 Marijuana Dispensary Picks in Portland, Oregon

    RedHat Ralph’s Top 10 Marijuana Dispensary Picks in Portland, Oregon

    I have been writing for The Weed Blog for several months now, but many of you might not know that the whole reason my path ever crossed with the site’s owners was because of a by-chance meeting at...

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  • Cannabis Industry Professionals Respond to Jeff Sessions Memo

    Cannabis Industry Professionals Respond to Jeff Sessions Memo

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions directs prosecutors to seek toughest drug charges, harshest practices of the drug war.  How will cannabis industry professionals respond to Jeff Sessions memo? In a...

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  • Ohio Supreme Court Justice Says It’s Time to Decriminalize Marijuana

    Ohio Supreme Court Justice Says It’s Time to Decriminalize Marijuana

    Ohio Supreme Court Justice says it’s time to decriminalize marijuana, Justice O’Neill, a democrat holding an Ohio statewide office, said making marijuana legal is working in Colorado and doing it...

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  • Michigan Begins Circulating Marijuana Legalization Petitions

    Michigan Begins Circulating Marijuana Legalization Petitions

    The Board of State Canvassers in Michigan unanimously approved the form of petitions to legalize recreational/adult-use marijuana last week.  They were submitted by the Coalition to Regulate...

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  • Will the Vermont Legislature Legalize Marijuana?

    Will the Vermont Legislature Legalize Marijuana?

    We have been covering the proposed marijuana policy legislation in Vermont quite a bit this legislative session. You may recall that one particular bill, S.22, would remove criminal and civil...

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  • Can you use Marijuana to Treat Drug Addiction?

    Can you use Marijuana to Treat Drug Addiction?

    Can you use Marijuana to Treat Drug Addiction? As more states legalize cannabis with both medical and recreational/adult-use legislation, the topic of using marijuana to treat drug addiction seems...

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  • Safer Brand Offers Organic Products for Plants and the Planet

    Safer Brand Offers Organic Products for Plants and the Planet

    Are you concerned about the potentially harmful effects of using insect control products filled with synthetic chemicals? You’re not alone. Growers everywhere are seeking alternatives such as...

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  • Seattle HempFest and Oregon Hemp Convention Join Forces for the PDX Hempfest Expo

    Seattle HempFest and Oregon Hemp Convention Join Forces for the PDX Hempfest Expo

    I have been attending the Oregon Hemp Convention (OHC) event ever since I got active with the cannabis industry in Oregon, and The Weed Blog has been covering the OHC for a long time.  I was a...

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  • Christians and Faith Based Groups Could Be the Key to Ending Cannabis Prohibition

    Christians and Faith Based Groups Could Be the Key to Ending Cannabis Prohibition

    As cannabis legalization gains more and more support across the United States, it is becoming more clear which demographics and which regions are still our “swing vote”.  The Southern United...

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  • The Promise of Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction

    The Promise of Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction

    The Promise of Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction Opioid addiction is a real epidemic in our nation, with the numbers growing every year. We hear about the heroin addiction tragedies every day...

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  • RedHat Ralph’s Weeks 3 and 4 of Oregon Cannabis Events

    RedHat Ralph’s Weeks 3 and 4 of Oregon Cannabis Events

    My posts of Week 1 and Week 2 were so full of activity, I didn’t think they could be topped until Weeks 3 and 4 came around! Cannabis Season – Week 3 This week includes Dope Cup 2017, another...

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  • Marijuana Use in The Workplace: Mental Health Professionals

    Marijuana Use in The Workplace: Mental Health Professionals

    In recent years the United States has been progressive in the legalization of marijuana. As of January 2017, almost 30 states have legalized marijuana use in some form and eight of those states...

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  • How Parents Can End the Stigma of Recreational Marijuana Use

    How Parents Can End the Stigma of Recreational Marijuana Use

    I am so thrilled to have another guest post from a fellow mom named Jennifer Landis and to hear her thoughts about how parents can end the stigma of recreational marijuana use. I wholeheartedly...

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  • Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults

    Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults

    We have been following the legislature in Vermont particularly closely this session as you can see by our articles here and here.   The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) released this news about the...

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