Category: Culture

Florida Voters Likely to Approve Recreational Cannabis if it Reaches the Ballot

Two years ago, before Florida voters had even approved Amendment 2 (legalizing medical marijuana), some people in the state were already looking ahead to legalizing the plant for recreational use. Back then, we had two main groups, and a third lesser-known group, who were working towards getting full legalization on the ballot – Regulate Florida, Floridians for Freedom, and Florida Organization of Reform. All three groups have a similar goal – making cannabis legal in the state of Florida – but they all have a slightly different approach to what legalization should look like. A few year ago they...

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2-12-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times

Joe Klare discusses a possible cannabis controversy regarding Super Bowl 52, Florida Governor Rick Scott’s defense of his state’s medical marijuana rollout and a former NRA head’s thoughts on medical cannabis patients buying firearms. 02-12-2018 – Ep. 71 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/was-patriots-cornerback-malcolm-butler-benched-in-the-super-bowl-for-weed/ https://floridapolitics.com/archives/255470-scott-mmj https://www.marijuanamoment.net/let-medical-marijuana-patients-guns-former-nra-head-says/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Trend of Past Marijuana Conviction Expungement Continues in Seattle

Last week, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a press conference that they will be asking the Seattle Municipal Court to vacate all convictions and to dismiss all charges for misdemeanor marijuana possession prosecuted before pot was legalized statewide, which could result in the vacating of 500 to 600 convictions that occurred between 1997 and 2010, when the city stopped prosecuting misdemeanor cannabis offenses. This move comes on the heels of similar actions by officials in San Francisco and the rumblings of such a move occurring in Colorado, showing the start of a positive...

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02-09-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses an attempt at recreational legalization in Georgia, what exactly the hold-up is with medical marijuana in Florida and why Jeff Sessions can’t seem to learn any new information about cannabis. 02-09-2018 – Ep. 70 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/georgia-lawmaker-introduces-bill-to-legalize-adult-use-of-cannabis/ http://www.newschief.com/news/20180205/lawmakers-blast-agency-over-marijuana-rules/1 https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/2/8/16987126/jeff-sessions-opioid-epidemic-marijuana Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Was Patriots’ Cornerback Malcolm Butler Benched in the Super Bowl for Weed?

We’ve covered issues regarding cannabis in the NFL in the past, and even in NCAA football. But the majority of that coverage was about the fact that many former and current players are speaking out about their support for the league to allow players to use medical cannabis for pain management instead of potentially harmful pills. This time, the focus is on a head-scratching decision made by the New England Patriots before they played the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 52. Fans and sportscasters alike questioned New England’s decision to bench cornerback Malcolm Butler, especially for the big game....

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02-08-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses the U.S. Attorney in Oregon’s thoughts on legal marijuana diversion, what the Governor of Massachusetts thinks about the roll-out of legal recreational sales in his state and a girl scout who may be in trouble for where she was selling her wares. 02-08-2018 – Ep. 69 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/u-s-attorney-in-oregon-wants-to-do-something-about-excess-marijuana-supply/ https://youtu.be/AWnvh-qEhsA https://apnews.com/a91c2e07b0c44d77955093eada915284 Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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