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August 28, 2020

Lawmakers Prepare for Historic House Floor Vote on the MORE Act

House lawmakers are preparing for a September floor vote on legislation – The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act a/k/a The MORE Act -- to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act. The forthcoming vote would mark the first time since the passage of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, which placed cannabis in the same category as heroin as a Schedule I controlled substance, that a Congressional chamber has voted to remove marijuana from its prohibitive classification.

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August 28, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: Reflecting Upon My Times with Woody Harrelson

He clearly enjoyed smoking good weed and hanging out with stoners, and up-close, Woody is a genuinely nice individual.

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August 28, 2020

Nebraska Medical Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot

Nebraska voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure seeking to legalize and regulate medical marijuana access in the state.

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August 27, 2020

Study: Medical Cannabis Use by Seniors Associated with Improved Quality of Life

Investigators reported a “strong positive association” between subjects’ frequency of cannabis use and self-reported improvements in pain, health-care utilization, and overall health-related quality of life.

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