All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Marijuana Reform’

Majority of U.S. High Schoolers Are Cool With Marijuana

As U.S. states begin to roll back prohibitions on marijuana, younger Americans are beginning to view the drug in a more favorable light. A new survey out from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week is showing that teens’ attitudes toward marijuana are now softening. The report shows that more than 60% of U.S. 12th-graders do not view …

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Majority of Americans Now Want to Legalize Marijuana

For the first time in history, a majority of Americans believe the use of marijuana should be legal in the U.S. This finding comes from Gallup, which revealed today the results of a new U.S. poll about the legalization of the drug. According to the Gallup survey, 58% of Americans polled answered “yes” when asked whether they think marijuana use …

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Tommy Chong Touts the Economic Benefits of Weed

Tommy Chong, along with co-star Ceech Marin, became famous in the 70s and 80s for the Ceeech & Chong movies, which satirized and glorified many aspects of hippie and stoner culture. Now, Chong is, unsurprisingly, advocating for the legalization of marijuana. According to an Associated Press report, Chong recently stated that marijuana could be the cure for the ailing U.S. …

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Marijuana Tax, Legalization Being Considered in Maine

A bill in the Maine legislature that would legalize and tax marijuana has gained some considerable support. According to a report from the Bangor Daily News, the legislation now has 35 co-sponsors. The bill, LD 1229 or “An Act to Regulate and Tax Marijuana,” would regulate marijuana in the state of Maine the way alcohol is regulated. Having up to …

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Branson Inquires About A Joint At The White House

Richard Branson will have to cross President Obama and the White House off of his short list of places to score some good weed. According to the Business savvy celebrity, they don’t keep any on hand. Branson attended a dinner for British Prime Minister, David Cameron at the White House on Wednesday and commented on the event on Thursday to …

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