Friday, May 8, 2015

Toke Radio 83: Seattle Cannabis Cup Canceled! Texas House Panel Approves Legalization! Puerto Rico Goes Medical!

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Welcome To Legalization: Seattle Cannabis Cup Canceled

(Toke Signals)


Hear that massive sucking sound? That’s the sound of all Washington’s promised “cannabis tourism” dollars going south to Oregon.

Texas House Committee Approves Bill To Make Marijuana Legal For Adults

(Hemp News)

The Texas House of Representatives Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday approved a bill 5-1 that would end marijuana prohibition in the state. 

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order To Legalize Medical Marijuana

(Hemp News)

Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla of Puerto Rico on Sunday signed an executive order yesterday legalizing medical marijuana in the U.S. territory. 

Louisiana Senate Approves Medical Marijuana; Bill Headed To House

(Hemp News)

The Louisiana Senate on Monday approved legislation which would legalize the medicinal use of cannabis. Senate Bill 143, which spells out how the state's medical marijuana industry would work, was approved on a 22-13 vote.

Delaware House Committee Approves Bill Removing Criminal Penalties For Marijuana Possession

(Hemp News)

The Delaware House of Representatives Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday approved a bill 5-4 that would remove criminal penalties and potential jail time for possession of a small amount of marijuana and replace them with a civil fine similar to a traffic ticket. The bill now moves to the full House for consideration.

California: They're Coming After MMJ, and 'Law and Order' Is The Phrase of the Day

(Hemp News)

What's so scary about a free market? Almost two decades after California voters approved the medicinal use of marijuana, the state's cannabis trade is being described as a "Wild West," even as it has reached the status of a $2 billion industry.

Kentucky: Hemp Industry Growing, Attracting Processors, Investment

(Hemp News)

Kentucky's industrial hemp crop is growing and bringing new investors to the state, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced at a Tuesday news conference in Lexington.

Toke Signals Must Read of the Week 

Compassion Killed By Greed: Marijuana and the Green Rush

By Donna Lambert

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I believe that human beings should have more rights than corporations.

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