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Questions for prominent defense attorney Eric Shevin

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Pro-Pot Governor Elected in New Jersey

The marijuana nation was ecstatic this week as New Jersey elected a pro-legalization governor, Democrat Phil Murphy. He beat Republican Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno in Tuesday night's election.Murphy said le...
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Pot Activists Try to Halt Flow of False DEA Info

Pro-marijuana activists want the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to stop disseminating false information about cannabis. Led by the nonprofit Americans for Safe Access, a group of pot supporters recent...

Marijuana Nation Not Happy With Trump’s Attorney General

The marijuana nation pretty much hates Jeff Sessions at this point. Pot people were already predisposed to disliking the Alabama senator after he said, "Good people don't smoke marijuana."President-Elec...

‘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...

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...