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October 25, 2017

Ex-NBA Commissioner Says Legalize Weed in Sports

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In an interview with former NBA player Al-Harrington, ex-NBA Commissioner David Stern said that the sporting world should embrace medical marijuana and that he believes it should be removed from the NBA’s list of banned substances. “I’m now at the point where, personally, I think [cannabis] probably should be removed from the ban list,” Stern said […]

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October 25, 2017

The Biggest Prohibitionist Lie

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A listener of mine recently sent me a copy of the latest anti-marijuana legalization book from Ben Cort, entitled, Weed, Inc.: The Truth About THC, the Pot Lobby, and the Commercial Marijuana Industry. Cort is a board member for Project SAMUEL[*], the nation’s leading prohibitionist think tank, and a self-described recovering marijuana addict. And in his new […]

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October 25, 2017

Bill Would Allow for Use, Sale and Growth of Pot in St. Louis

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A brand new bill proposed earlier in the week would allow for the use, sale and growth of pot in St. Louis, all while reducing unfair penalties stemming from former cannabis-related violations. One of the ordinance’s main goals is to help free up law enforcement’s time, in order to focus their energy and resources on […]

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October 25, 2017

GOP Congressman Wants to Help Businesses Sell Weed

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Opposition to cannabis legalization often comes from the Republican side of the aisle. And when Republican politicians decide to break ranks and advocate for legal weed, they usually make their case from the business side of things. After all, legal cannabis can be a serious boost to state economies, particularly when it comes to tax […]

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