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    John Morgan to Support FULL Marijuana Legalization

    John Morgan on Tuesday said he’s “going to look at starting a fund” toward an initiative to legalize marijuana, including recreational use, on the 2020 ballot. He has previously has been on the record supporting marijuana legalization. His latest tweets move him further in terms of personally promising a political solution.   The Orlando attorney and businessman, who was behind the 2016 constitutional amendment allowing medical marijuana in the state, was tweeting in response to [...]
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    GROUNDBREAKING! FDA Approves First Marijuana Medicine

    FDA Approves First Medicine Made from the Cannabis Sativa PlantThe DEA is expected to reclassify CBD within 90-days. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the country’s first drug derived from the cannabis sativa plant (marijuana medicine), a medication that treats two rare and devastating forms of epilepsy.   The drug, GW Pharmaceuticals’ Epidiolex, is made of cannabidiol, or CBD, a component of marijuana that does not give users a high. It is given [...]
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    BREAKING: NY Gov to Back Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    The Cuomo administration soon will recommend legalizing recreational marijuana, the state health commissioner said Monday, setting the stage for a dramatic policy shift for the governor, who once opposed the move. The state health commissioner says his department will release a long-awaited marijuana report in the coming days.   Dr. Howard Zucker said the health department will release a long-awaited marijuana report in the coming days.   “We realized that the pros outweigh the cons [...]
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    Trump to Support Bi-Partisan Bill Effectively Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition

    Trump says he is likely to support ending federal ban on marijuana. President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, a major step that would reshape the pot industry and end the threat of a Justice Department crackdown.   Trump’s remarks put him sharply at odds with Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on the issue. The bill in question, pushed by a bipartisan coalition, would allow states [...]