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New Jersey Governor Christ Christie is at it again. On Tuesday, Christie said that if he is elected president he will crack down on states that ended prohibition on marijuana. When Christie was asked if he would enforce federal drug laws in states that have legalized and regulated cannabis, Christie said that he would crack down and not permit it.
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Today, Republican Senator Rand Paul (Ky.) announced that he will be running for president in the 2016 election. Senator Paul is poised to become the first presidential candidate from either party to make marijuana reform a significant campaign issue.
Senator Paul has been a major voice behind the marijuana movement. He has argued that states should be allowed to adopt their own marijuana policies without the fear of federal interference.
In an effort to improve their image with Congress, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) decided to no longer have “Cheech and Chong” actor Tommy Chong represent the group as a celebrity marijuana activist when the NCIA goes to capitol hill in late April.
New Jersey Governor Christ Christie was once considered to be a potential presidential contender. That time, however, appears to have come and gone. Christie made headlines in September 2013 after he was reported to be responsible for closing access lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Christie was eventually exonerated from charges associated with “Bridgegate” and is now focused on halting marijuana progress in New Jersey.
Marijuana tax revenue is blood money?
Medbox Inc. (MDBX) filed their financial and operating results for the 2014 calendar year today and the stock is seeing a favorable reaction from the market. The company’s report was extensive and Medbox provided readers with a detailed look into the risks the company faces.
President Barack Obama recently stated that the divide between Republicans and Democrats on marijuana politics is narrowing. He went on to say that he is encouraged by recent developments because liberal Democrats are no longer the only supporters of legal marijuana. Conservative Republicans have come on board too. He is optimistic that we will soon see marijuana reclassified to a less restrictive Schedule.
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Although support for easing medical marijuana regulations has grown significantly over the last two years, there are still some doubters. Recent developments out of Texas may turn some of the remaining skeptics into believers.
On Friday, Texas lawmakers introduced legislation that would allow patients suffering from serious conditions, such as cancer and seizure disorders, access to medical marijuana as long as they get a doctor's prescription.
It seems like every day there is a new marijuana convention being promoted somewhere around the country. The emergence of legal marijuana has led to the convention industry becoming very saturated. This has led to many attendees and companies feeling let down when they have left the convention. I know this because I have attended several cannabis conferences (over 10) during the last year. My experiences at these conventions has been mixed. Some of them were great. Some of them were not.
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