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September 1, 2020

Opinion: 21st Century John Locke Would Fight for Marijuana Legalization

From a present-day Lockean perspective, the responsible use of marijuana by adults in private would no doubt qualify as an activity that the government should not infringe upon.

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August 31, 2020

Adult-Use Retail Cannabis Sales Continue to Set Records

"The dramatic rise in retail marijuana sales is likely not so much a reflection of increased consumer demand, but of consumers shifting from the illicit market to the above-ground legal marketplace."

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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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