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Exclusive Video: Growing Hope – A Dateline Special

Lisa Smith was there with her 14-year-old daughter, Haley. Beth and Patrick Collins were there too, accompanied by their 15-year-old daughter Jennifer. Later, they would be joined by Teresa Elder, her daughter Ashley, and Teresa’s 22-year-old son, Tommy. Haley, Jennifer and Tommy are desperately ill with extreme forms of epilepsy. They have illnesses so insidious they have stymied a virtual ...

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Feds Say Cannabis Use Jeopardizes National Security

By Raylan Campbell — Just in case anyone was unclear that the federal government is on the wrong side of the fence concerning cannabis, the Department of National Intelligence recently issued a statement reminding all federal employees that at no time and under no circumstances are they allowed to use cannabis, even if they are residents of states that have legalized recreational cannabis or ...

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BREAKING: President Obama Declares Full Support For Medical Marijuana

By Steve Elliott — President Barack Obama will state his full support for medical marijuana in a CNN special to be aired on Sunday. The TV special, “Weed 3,” features CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon who changed his mind and began supporting medicinal cannabis after reviewing the evidence, reports Jonah Bennett at The Daily Caller. The third ...

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U.S. DOJ Says It Will Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congressional Ban

A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week told the Los Angeles Times that a bipartisan amendment passed by Congress last year prohibiting DOJ from spending any money to undermine state medical marijuana laws doesn’t prevent it from prosecuting people for medical marijuana or seizing their property. The statement comes as the agency continues to target people ...

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[VIDEO] History-Making Medical Marijuana ‘CARERS Act’ Federally Submitted

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and Rand Paul announced that they plan to unveil legislation that would lift the federal ban on medical marijuana. The bill, which adheres to the unfortunate and by no means necessary rule that all attention-grabbing legislation must feature a tortured acronym, is called the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, and would “allow patients, ...

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[VIDEO] Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom (2015)

By Joanne Ostrow — Harry Smith returns to his Colorado stomping grounds to explore “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” on CNBC, a one-hour documentary sizing up the state one year after legalization. Smith covers pot as a treatment for seizures in children (“Charlotte’s Web”), the trouble with dosing edibles, the problem of enforcing zero tolerance in the workplace, the black ...

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‘Florida Medical Marijuana Act’ Officially Submitted to Lawmakers For Consideration

The preceding is a summary article of the Florida Medical Marijuana Act ‘white paper’ which was submitted to the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee, Florida, The Florida Senate, and Legislative Staff. Bill Wohlsifer, Attorney at Law who previously ran for Attorney General of Florida, has pulled together a group of volunteers with the express purpose of furthering the State of Florida’s hemp and medical marijuana ...

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