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Congressman Fudges Stats About Blacks to Back Up Prohibition

By: Leafly Republican congressman and staunch cannabis opponent Andy Harris this week defended his support of cannabis prohibition by citing statistics about African-Americans — statistics that aren't only wrong but could be considered downright offensive. The exchange came during a Maryland town hall after advocates questioned U.S....

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Trudeau Gives Canadians Reasons for Recreational Legalization

By: Caroline Cahill @ MJINews During a press conference on Jan. 13, 2016, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed two main reasons why Canada is pursuing recreational marijuana legalization: to protect minors from accessing marijuana and to squelch the black market’s marijuana revenue. “First of all, right now,...

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5 Newsmakers Who Changed The Cannabis Conversation In 2015

By: Civilized.Life Looking back, 2015 was a landmark year for the world of marijuana politics, healthcare and culture. Here are five people who changed the conversation surrounding cannabis in a positive way by challenging stereotypes, wedding legalization to social justice and standing up for patients' rights. 1....

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