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April 1, 2016

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“It made me cough a lot.”

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, speaking at a Michigan rally on the two times in his life he tried marijuana. At press time, all presidential candidates support states making their own policies, though only Clinton and Sanders have proposed drug schedule reclassification or removal, respectively, for marijuana.
Source: The Guardian

“The federal government is way, way behind in realizing that there are some medical possibilities with cannabis.”

Utah Rep. Brad Daw, (R-Orem), floor sponsor of SCR011, a bill that asks the federal government to reclassify marijuana to a less-regulated class to allow for additional medical research. The bill passed the Utah House unanimously Mar. 2, and will go to Utah Governor Gary Herbert for action. Source: Deseret News

“We’re sending them emails; we’re going to give them a doover. But there’s going to be a point where you’ll have to pay.”

Cindy Franklin,

director of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office, on the problems in applications for the state’s new commercial marijuana program. More than half of the 68 applications submitted on the first day had major errors, and could have to pay for re-application. Source: Juneau Empire

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“He viewed the herb as something spiritual that could awaken our well-being, deepen our reflection, connect us to nature and liberate our creativity.”

Cedella Marley, daughter of musician Bob Marley, on the production of Marley Natural, a global cannabis brand created by the Marley family estate. The brand will also include cannabis- and hemp-infused topicals.

Source: LA Times
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"If cannabis is implemented and [the NFL] can lead the science on this, they can resolve this brain injury situation in a big way."

Kyle Turley, former NFL player and the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition, which includes other retired players speaking out on the potential for cannabis to help athletes cope with encephalopathy pain and even possibly slow disease progression.

Source: Medical Daily