The latest pot and politics news for the northeastern United States. Updated daily and weekly.  New Hampshire legalization bill shot down   Massachusetts to Vote on Mandatory Sentences The Massachusetts House of Representatives is expected to vote Monday on a bill that would eliminate some mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses. Merry Jane Profiles Top Cannabis Podcasts November […]

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Marijuana law reform news

The latest pot and politics news for the northeastern United States. Updated daily and weekly. Gov. Cuomo OKs medical marijuana for PTSD November 12—Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced, before the NYC Veterans Day Parade, that he would sign legislation to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the state’s medical marijuana program list of eligible conditions. “Many of our […]

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Canada's Cannabis Bill

In his opening monolog, late night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel, joked that Canada is “about to become the stoner living in America’s attic.” However, legalization is not what Quebecers would call a  fait accompli. After 94 years of prohibition on pot, Canada under the leadership of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released proposed legislation on Thursday that […]

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It’s rare for a bill to have its first public hearing and become law in its first year, but elected officials in the Constitution State are still taking the matter of marijuana legalization very seriously right now. Rhode Island and Vermont have been the two “most likely” states when it comes to marijuana legalization but […]

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Cannabis elevates while alcohol depresses, but the popularity of beer would paint a different picture. Abraham Lincoln said he firmly believed in the spirit of American, as long as they had “the facts and beer”; Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Bukowski wrote pages about their favorite beverages. Beer is a venerated American tradition, just like hemp […]

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