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In yet another headline ripped from my living room floor after most workdays, rap legend, reggae interloper and ganjapreneur Snoop Dogg took to social media during this week’s midterm election to give the world—and the president—a piece of his mind.

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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has become a big proponent of cannabis for medical purposes and now he’s shopping a comedy show loosely based on his life as a grower, according to multiple news organizations. Earlier this year, Tyson celebrated the launch of Tyson Ranch, his marijuana farm in the Mojave Desert in California, where […]

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Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.

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  Two Georgia women have found themselves in a world of trouble after attempting to help church goers get in touch with “the most high” in the literal sense. According to WJLA, last Friday, Ebony Cooper and Leah Pressley attended an event hosted by a Savannah, Georgia church, which was intended to feature local entrepreneurs […]

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court’s ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug. Prince says cannabis should be regulated in the same way as alcohol and tobacco. Government authorities have said […]

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In a search affidavit that we apparently know all the contents of, we now know that the police apparently found some marijuana—about .37 ounces—in Botham Jean’s apartment after he was shot by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger.

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If marijuana were legalized in New York, the state could potentially gain an additional $248 million to $678 million in tax revenue, yet during the gubernatorial debate against Cynthia Nixon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “I disagree with my opponent that tax revenue should go to reparations!

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Reginald D. Wooding Jr. is accused of possessing marijuana, a scale, about $15,000 and a loaded handgun in a car he hoped to use to complete his state driving test.

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  New York City is making some drastic changes to its marijuana policy and will now officially refrain from arresting some people who smoke weed in public, reports the New York Times. Now, offenders will be ticketed and will avoid jail time, unless they already have some serious crimes on record, people briefed on the city’s […]

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One tells stories designed to make you mad or make you cry. The other tells stories designed to make you laugh. READ MORE: DC officer who killed unarmed motorcyclist Terrence Sterling to be fired But what former NAACP chief and Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous and comedian Dave Chappelle do have in common is that they […]

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President Donald Trump said Friday that he was inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.

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Somebody had to be first. Southern University and A&M College owns the distinction as the first historically black college or university (HBCU) to launch a medical marijuana program. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based HBCU, known for its nationally acclaimed Fabulous Dancing Dolls, launched the program after a contract with Advanced Biomedics, a Louisiana-based company specializing in […]

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Meghan Markle's family has been trying to capitalize on her newfound popularity since her relationship with Prince Harry went public - and now her nephew has joined in by cultivating a new marijuana strain called Markle's Sparkle.

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What happens when you’re 84 years old, a legendary music producer and have not a d*mn worry in sight?  The Quincy Jones interview with Vulture, that’s what! Between spilling secrets about Michael Jackson, Ivanka Trump and Richard Pryor, this journalist hit the jackpot of interviews sitting down with Mr. Jones. We read it, analyzed it […]

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State Rep. Steve Alford argued that Blacks had a 'genetic' predisposition to the drug

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved […]

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  The Chronic is older than Karl-Anthony Towns. So when the 22-year-old center announced his support of former NBA commissioner David Stern’s call to remove medicinal marijuana from its banned substances list, it was a star player in America’s most popular and socially conscious sport calling for legalization. An admitted nonsmoker, Towns’ perception of cannabis […]

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All right, y’all, busy day in these streets on a couple of levels. I’ll be on Around The Horn on Thursday, so that’s fun, and then I’m headed to Bristol, Connecticut, for some more fun to end the week. Most important stat of the night: Paul Pierce rockin a 3/4 goatee pic.twitter.com/VjKO1CBuCh — KIP Smithers […]

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One day, I’ll get a second win on Around The Horn. Until then, I’ll just keep showing up and giving your mom something to talk about with her friends. Happy 25th anniversary @barackobama. A quarter of a century later, you're still my best friend & the most extraordinary man I know. I you. pic.twitter.com/y0nevQmatB […]

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Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe still lives with the aches and pains of the game. There are the minor twinges that come and go. Discomfort from joint inflammation and soreness are to be expected. After all, Monroe dedicated the better part of 18 years of his life continually putting his body on the […]

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So, my week on Mike & Mike is done, but it was a fun one. I’d like to thank Booger McFarland and Sean Farnham for co-hosting with me, and of course, the crew in Bristol, Connecticut, for making everything work. Now, here’s an unpopular opinion. [protected-iframe id=”93a343076421f08b4606d657525376b4-84028368-105107678″ info=”http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=20225380″ ] So, while you were too worried […]

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New Orleans’ new marijuana law purports to be more lenient toward nonviolent offenders, but — unsurprisingly — […]

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Sunday was Nike Air Max Day. If you’re not familiar, it’s basically a good reason for the company to release a bunch of rare colorways of an extremely popular shoe. Obviously, DJ Khaled did it big. The identity politics surrounding clothes in airports are ridiculous. On Sunday, United Airlines found itself under criticism because of […]

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Despite a subtle but unrelenting campaign by interest groups and civil society organizations for cannabis […]

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A rapper who was stopped for a window tint violation in metro Atlanta has been arrested on a marijuana possession charge...

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington...

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The deputy chief executive officer of Jamaica’s first medical marijuana company, Richard Kildare, will lead […]

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On Monday at a news conference, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which […]

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OSLO, Norway (AP) — A lawyer representing Snoop Dogg says the American rapper has been banned from entering Norway for two years after trying to enter the country with a small amount of marijuana last month...

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theGRIO REPORT - In an interview with Newsweek, Freeman is asked about his new movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'. But the interviewer also asks Freeman about his stance on marijuana...

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While visiting the Late Show with David Letterman, comedian Roseanne Barr criticized President Obama's drug policies, arguing that they were far to too strict...

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