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Pot Nation Descends on D.C. to Protest Jeff Sessions

The marijuana nation this week descended on Washington, D.C. to protest President-Elect Donald Trump's appointment of ultra-conservative U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. He's expressed some p...

‘Hollyweed’ Sign Suspect Arrested

Authorities have arrested a man suspected of altering the iconic Hollywood sign so that it read "Hollyweed" on January 1. Thirty-year-old Zachary Cole Fernandez voluntarily surrendered to Hollywood detec...

Pro-Pot Group to Pass Out 4,200 Joints at Trump’s Inauguration

An organization that wants to see marijuana federally legalized is planning to hand out 4,200 joints outside Donald Trump's presidential inauguration Jan. 20. DCMJ, the Washington, D.C. group that spearh...

Hollywood Sign Could Get More Security After ‘Hollyweed’ Stunt

The nonprofit group that takes care of the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles says it's considering tougher security measures after a man allegedly altered the sign over the holiday weekend so that it tem...

Incoming Vice President Urged to Respect States’ Rights on Pot

Incoming Vice President Mike Pence is being formally urged to respect the rights of states like California, which have legalized medical and recreational marijuana. The national chapter of NORML (Nationa...
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Toking While Driving Isn’t Illegal?

A pair of California lawmakers says the authors of Proposition 64, which legalizes recreational marijuana, missed one small detail: Outlawing toking while driving. Huh? The duo's proposal "closes a lo...
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Washington Pot Profits Expected to Double in the Coming Years

A new analysis of Washington state recreational marijuana sales says revenues are expected to double by 2020. The report by New Frontier Data and Arcview Market Research says even as medical dispensaries...
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No Pot Use Increase for Teens in Colorado, Study Says

One of the hottest of the hot-button issues among marijuana proponents and their foes has been the effect of recreational legalization on teenagers. Studies and data have either straddled both sides or been...