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LEGAL MARIJUANA There will be a cannabis industry expo in October 2014 in Denver, CO: “The Indo Expo Trade Show looks to assist in building relationships between wholesalers,retailers, and the public. This show will provide a safe business environment as well … Continue reading

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Legal Marijuana In the U.S.

Here is a brief look at what has happened so far this year since two states in the U.S. — Washington and Colorado — legalized the sale and regulation of marijuana. ***** World’s first state-licensed marijuana retailers open doors in … Continue reading

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News: Marijuana Policy, Jobs and Unemployment

MARIJUANA POLICY 2013: The Year In Review – NORML’s Top 10 Events That Shaped Marijuana Policy: #1 Public Support For Legalizing Marijuana Hits Historic Highs: An unprecedented 58 percent of Americans believe that marijuana ought to be “made legal” for adult … Continue reading

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GUN RIGHTS Gun advocates upset over NFL’s rejection of assault rifle ad: “A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, America’s gun nuts are in a major tizzy over what may be the biggest and most unlikely victory for sane … Continue reading

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LETICIA VAN DE PUTTE RUNS FOR TEXAS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Van de Putte joins race for Lt. Governor: “Long rumored to be a contender, state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte has now made it official: She is running for lieutenant governor. “I … Continue reading

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ENDA Senate passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act: “The Senate passed a historic piece of gay rights legislation Thursday that would ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees, another milestone victory for a gay rights movement that has been gaining favor in … Continue reading

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News: Marijuana, Tea Party, Ted Cruz

LEGAL MARIJUANA Most Americans now support legalizing marijuana: “For the first time, a majority of Americans support the legalization of marijuana, according to a new poll from Gallup. “The poll shows 58 percent now support legalizing recreational marijuana — an … Continue reading

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News: Jobs, Supreme Court, Sequestration, Marijuana

JOBS CEO-to-worker pay ratio ballooned 1000% since 1950: “We’ve made progress on a lot of things since the 1950s and so have CEOs — in their quest for more money that is. “The ratio of CEO-to-worker pay has increased 1,000 percent since … Continue reading

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News: Gun Safety, Marijuana, Sequestration

GUN SAFETY – BACKGROUND CHECK LEGISLATION “The Manchin-Toomey background check legislation that died in the Senate on Wednesday had everything going for it. Bipartisan sponsorship by two centrist senators. The support of 90 percent of Americans. President Obama’s full-throated backing. … Continue reading

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News: Connecticut Shooting, Marijuana, Union Busting

GUNMAN KILLS 20 CHILDREN,  6 ADULTS AT SCHOOL IN CONNECTICUT: “The gunman in the Connecticut shooting blasted his way into the elementary school and then sprayed the children with bullets, first from a distance and then at close range, hitting some … Continue reading

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