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In 1969, the Royal Commission on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs visited coffee shops and universities to talk to young people about marijuana use. One student told them marijuana reveals “a greater sense of the universe.”
How Republicans are changing their views on cannabis. A new House bill would seal records of marijuana offenses. The DEA is going to increase the amount of research marijuana produced by the feds. Also: This newsletter is taking a hiatus for the rest of August. We'll see you back in your inboxes in September!
Film recommendations make up this week's playlist, which is full of tunes from underrated works like The Doom Generation and Pink Flamingos.
How one man went from prison to becoming a doctor and is helping others do the same. Democratic voters approved pro-marijuana candidates in gubernatorial primaries. Washington is dealing with a big cannabis waste problem. Also: Cannabis regulators in Alaska are revisiting the possibility of marijuana lounges.
A federal court ruled that employers have a right to drug test medical marijuana patients. A Pennsylvania dispensary finds a way around state regulations against medical marijuana discounts. The parent company of Corona is pouring another $4 billion into the cannabis industry. Also: VeggieTales will not be welcoming a new character called 'Cannabis Carl.'
Once New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed the the state’s medical marijuana bill, 10-year-old Amanda Houser’s mother thought that there would finally be a solution to her daughter’s suffering. Little did they know, the licensing of medical marijuana companies would take 18 months.
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