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Marijuana Policy Project

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Colorado Marks 2 Years Of Legal Marijuana

Colorado marked its second anniversary Wednesday of allowing recreational marijuana for adults over 21.

12/10/2014

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New Pot Shops On The Block Not Always So Popular

The booming new marijuana industry has an image problem. Not with government officials and the public — but with other businesses.

11/11/2014

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Marijuana Industry Makes Political Donations

The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states.

09/29/2014

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Marijuana Industry In Colorado Battling Stoner Stereotypes

Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.

09/17/2014

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Pot Shop ATMs At Center Of Welfare Cash Withdrawal Legislation

Many retail pot shops have ATMs located inside for convenience of customers who need cash but don’t want to leave the store to get it. Congress is working on a bill that would prevent welfare recipients from withdrawing cash and spending it at marijuana dispensaries.

09/17/2014

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Human-Sized Rat Cages Target Teen Marijuana Use

An anti-pot campaign in Denver employs nine-foot-tall human-sized rat cages with a simple message: With so much still unknown about pot’s effects on kids’ brains, why be a lab rat?

08/11/2014

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Washington Handling Legal Pot Differently Than Colorado

Washington state has joined Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, and as expected, lines were long when the first shops opened for business in Washington on Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Initiative Seeks To Legalize Pot In Nevada

A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada.

04/23/2014

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in Amsterdam (credit: Denver Mayor's Office)

Denver Mayor Visits Amsterdam To Discuss Marijuana Policies

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock was in Amsterdam Friday night with the city’s leaders wanting his input as they consider implementing marijuana policies similar to Denver’s.

04/11/2014

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Marijuana Advocates Put Up Billboards Near Site Of Super Bowl

Both teams in the Super Bowl come from states that recently legalized marijuana. Advocates are capitalizing on that to make their case for doing it in the other 48 states too.

01/29/2014

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