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Texas voters support legal marijuana: new Quinnipiac poll

Lone Star State voters support legal marijuana almost 2-1, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. By a margin of 61 – 34 percent Texas voters favor allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use, according

Supreme Court sides with D.C. police over partygoers in wild bash

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 pm • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 pm By Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided Monday with police over partygoers in a dispute about arrests at a 2008 bash

Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 3:17 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 3:45 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — known for his outspoken anti-marijuana legalization opinions — leaves office today, to be replaced by

Americans strongly oppose enforcement of federal marijuana laws, few approve of Jeff Sessions: new Quinnipiac poll

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 10:45 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 11:36 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Voters overwhelmingly oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized medical or recreation marijuana, according to a new Quinnipiac

Caution and confidence in smaller California towns as recreational marijuana goes legal

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 9:32 am By Scott Wilson, The Washington Post NIPTON, Calif. – In the high desert of eastern California, where a two-lane road and the rail tracks cross, sits a

How were Americans looking for weed (or “marijuana” or “cannabis”) in 2017?

Published: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am • Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 10:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff As more states legalize cannabis in medical and adult-use forms, how are people across the country searching for information about various

American Legion: Veterans overwhelmingly support medical cannabis research, legalization

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 11:57 am • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 1:04 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff With polling showing Americans’ support for marijuana legalization has hit new highs, a new survey  by the American Legion shows strong

Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:33 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Americans’ support for marijuana legalization has reached a new high, the latest Gallup poll shows. Gallup poll results released Wednesday found

Creator of the “Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers” reflects on weed’s long, strange trip

Published: Sep 18, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Sep 18, 2017, 4:02 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Once upon a time, many decades ago during a mythical time known as “The 60s” America’s counterculture conceived a new art

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