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Vermont's Governor Vetoes A Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Vermont's governor refused to sign legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, unless the state's Congress makes some changes.


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Medical Marijuana Is Safe From A Federal Crackdown For Now

Inside the International Church of Cannabis.
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In Denver, There's A Church For Marijuana

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Save A Lot Of Taxpayer Dollars

A marijuana-themed Canadian flag is shown at a rally.
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Canada Introduces A Bill To Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

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Canada Might Legalize Recreational Weed In 2018

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Israel To Decriminalize Cannabis, Fight Stigma

A woman works at a marijuana facility in Colorado.
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Legal Weed's Popularity Could Be An Obstacle For White House Crackdown

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White House Hints At Federal Crackdown On Recreational Pot

The announcement of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
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A 'Congressional Cannabis Caucus' Forms To Support Pot On Capitol Hill

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You Can Soon Get Gonzo With Hunter S. Thompson-Brand Marijuana

Seantrel Henderson of the Buffalo Bills
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NFL Suspends Player Who Uses Marijuana To Treat Chronic Illness

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions
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Why The Legal Pot Industry Is Afraid Of Jeff Sessions

Sen. Jeff Sessions talks with reporters.
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Trump's Attorney General Appointment Is Bad News For Pot Businesses

An older woman smokes a marijuana joint at Hempfest on August 21, 2004 in Seattle, Washington.
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Legalizing Weed Doesn't Necessarily Mean More People Would Smoke It

A marijuana plant at the Cannabis Business Summit
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The DEA Still Isn't Easing Up On Medical Marijuana Restrictions

A mature marijuana plant is seen on a display at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo
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In 2016, Democrats Will Try To Puff Puff Pass Marijuana Reform Laws

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in March 2016 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
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Justin Trudeau Makes His Case For Legalizing Weed

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The US Could Make Billions From Pot If It Follows Colorado's Lead

A woman smokes a marijuana cigarette in an Amsterdam cafe.
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Germany Will Legalize Medical Marijuana By 2017

A one-ounce bag of medicinal marijuana is displayed.
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Weed Wins: DOJ Drops Lawsuit Against Nation's Largest Pot Dispensary

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Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Marijuana, Hopes To Curb Opioid Abuse

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Marijuana Activists Light Up In Front Of The White House

Police carry plastic bags of opium after siezing more than 1,600 pounds from inside a fuel tanker.
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Medical Experts Are Declaring War On The 'War On Drugs'

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders participates in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The Numbers Behind Sanders' Claim About African-Americans And Weed

A customer surveys his options at a marijuana dispensary.
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Pot Dispensaries Have Too Much Money And Nowhere To Put It

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Congress Pleases Pot Proponents — Partially

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Canada's New PM Is Still Moving Ahead With Pot Legalization

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Marijuana Legalization In Mexico Probably Won't Come Easily


Smoking Marijuana Might Have Some Surprising Health Benefits

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Sanders' Latest Pot Comments Are Turning Heads — Literally