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One Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Fails and One Moves to Senate in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama:  The Alabama House Judiciary Committee voted against the bill introduced by Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) to lower the penalty for marijuana possession on Wednesday. The vote was 7 to 5 against. Failing to pass the House Committee Wednesday, the bill would have made the penalty for possession of less than one ounce (28 […]

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Categories: Alabama, Enforcement, Legislation, News

Wisconsin Legislator Wants to Ban Pot from Employment Drug Testing

MADISON, Wis. — Rep. David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) told the Isthmus via an email that he will propose a bill on Friday that would ban employers in Wisconsin from drug testing potential employees for marijuana. The bill would also ban employers from using a positive THC test as a reason to withdraw an offer of employment. […]

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Utah Drops the Ball on Medical Marijuana Vote

SALT LAKE CITY: The state House voted to approve a bill legalizing medical marijuana on Friday for patients who are terminally ill but voted against the companion bill that would provide patients a place to access the medical marijuana.   The Salt Lake Tribune reported that the House passed HB195, which allows terminally ill patients with 6 or fewer months left to live to have medical marijuana if their physician […]

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Categories: Legislation, Medical Benefits, Utah

Wyoming Legislature Wants Edible Pot Law

Legislatures in Wyoming have proposed tough marijuana laws specifically addressing edibles due to the flood of cannabis-infused edibles spilling into the state from Colorado. Marijuana is illegal in Wyoming but quite legal in the neighboring state of Colorado.    Current law considers possession of more than 3 ounces of cannabis flowers a felony, carrying a prison sentence of up to 5 years. Two bills are being proposed […]

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Categories: Crime, Edibles, Enforcement, Health, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Use, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana, Wyoming

Mary Jane and Politics are Becoming Fast Friends

As voters legalize marijuana state after state, politicians are starting to realize that marijuana may be good for their careers. A poll last April showed that at least 64 percent of Americans approve of legalizing marijuana and 91 percent of Americans are in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. Politicians are taking notice, and many have joined forces with marijuana advocates and are either endorsing legalizing […]

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