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Thought for the Day - Mixed Message

My 14 year old daughter participates in a program where high school kids visit the local elementary schools to encourage the younger kids to avoid the use of drugs and alcohol.  389 more words

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California AG Sees a ‘Certain Inevitability’ To Legal Marijuana

By: John Peoples

Based on the success of pro-marijuana ballot measures in the recent mid-term elections, proponents of legalizing cannabis are watching California closely as the 2016 election approaches.   179 more words

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Bi-Partisan Lawmakers from Marijuana Friendly States Join Forces in DC

By: Associated Press

Members of Congress from states with legal marijuana urged their colleagues Thursday not to stand in the way of expanded legalization and to approve measures that would make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate. 433 more words

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UN agency: Marijuana legalization in the US not ‘compatible’ with international law

By: Fredrik Dahl

Moves by some U.S. states to legalize marijuana are not in line with international drugs conventions, the U.N. anti-narcotics chief said on Wednesday, adding he would discuss the issue in Washington next week.   265 more words

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Is California Ready To Follow Oregon, Alaska, D.C. And Legalize Marijuana?

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Election night results across the country have fired up California’ debate over recreational pot use. Voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., approved the legalization of marijuana at the polls Tuesday and now supporters say California could be next. 123 more words

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Desperately Seeking A Silver Lining

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross in 1969 described the five stages of grief in her seminal work, “On Death And Dying”.  First there’s denial, then anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.   795 more words

Politics

Show-Me Cannabis Files Petition to Get Legalization of Marijuana on Ballot

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – With two more states and the District of Columbia voting to legalize marijuana Tuesday, those backing legalization in Missouri are ready to give it try. 211 more words

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