Category: Culture

01-18-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses a new poll about how Americans feel about a possible cannabis crackdown from the feds, what the Attorney General of Colorado thinks about a possible crackdown and whether or not Los Angeles has finally got its regulatory act together. 01-18-2018 – Ep. 54 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/majority-of-americans-want-feds-to-leave-state-legal-marijuana-businesses-alone/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/it-is-too-late-to-dismantle-the-marijuana-industry/2018/01/12/42e7ccd2-f700-11e7-b34a-b85626af34ef_story.html http://www.laweekly.com/news/first-cannabis-licenses-issued-by-los-angeles-9061882 Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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New Jersey Governor is Following Through on Promises of Legalization

Last November, voters in New Jersey decided to make a big change for their state when they elected Phil Murphy as their new governor. Where their previous governor, Chris Christie, was a die-hard prohibitionist, Murphy has expressed an interest in legalizing cannabis within the state – and made sure that voters knew that he was holding to his word by reminding everyone of that fact shortly after he was inaugurated. “A stronger and fairer New Jersey embraces criminal justice reform comprehensively, and that includes a process to legalize marijuana,” Gov. Phil Murphy said shortly after taking the oath of...

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01-17-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times

Joe Klare discusses medical marijuana on the ballot in Oklahoma, how law enforcement outfits in Massachusetts view a possible crackdown and NFL stars talking about medical marijuana. 01-17-2018 – Ep. 53 | Marijuana Times Show http://www.fox23.com/news/new-poll-finds-62-of-oklahomans-support-medical-marijuana-measure/682525851 http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/01/staties_bpd_to_feds_we_won_t_bust_bud_in_bay_state https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCRRG0GnXpk Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Majority of Americans Want Feds to Leave State-Legal Marijuana Businesses Alone

A new poll from YouGov and The Huffington Post shows that the majority of respondents want the federal government to leave marijuana businesses alone in states where such activities have been made legal. Some 56% say they are opposed to the feds getting involved in cannabis sales in states where they are legal, with 44% of respondents being “strongly opposed” to such efforts. On the flip side, only 30% say they support the feds cracking down, with only 18% showing strong support. There has been a lot of reaction to the announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier...

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01-16-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses crime rates along the U.S. border with Mexico and how legalization is affecting them, the return of the couple busted with 60 pounds of Christmas gifts last month and Oregon recreational retail shops and their compliance with checking IDs. 01-16-2018 – Ep. 52 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/study-finds-legalizing-cannabis-reduces-violent-crime-at-the-mexican-border/ https://apnews.com/24417fd0f23d4f17956bd95808878a61 http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2018/01/10/state-catches-some-oregon-pot-retailers-selling-minors/1021407001/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Study Finds Legalizing Cannabis Reduces Violent Crime at the Mexican Border

Some who fight against cannabis legalization use crime as the reason – claiming that violent crime will increase after the plant is made commercially available. However, many studies have proven that the riskiest thing about cannabis is its illegal status, and that violent crime surrounding cannabis is almost always due to the illegality of the plant. Now, a new study has found that legalizing medical marijuana has reduced violent crime in states along the Mexican border, rather than increasing it. According to the study titled “Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws...

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