With the midterm elections on the horizon, it’s a good time to spotlight those who have taken the most notable positions on marijuana policy, both positive and negative.

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Though medical marijuana is legal in most states, the Department of Veterans Affairs will neither recommend nor prescribe it because of a longstanding federal law.

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Proposed legislation would authorize release of prisoners jailed for crimes associated with cannabis.

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In a little over a month, Americans will head to the voting booths to vote in a very important midterm election that will have major impact on control of Congress and the Donald Trump presidency.

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Tears streamed down Jana Adams’ face Friday when her attorney delivered the news by phone that her 5-year-old daughter, Brooke, can continue attending public elementary school — and bring with her the cannabis-based medication she needs.

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On Sunday, Wisconsin State Senator, Patrick Testin, took a tour of the first legal Hemp harvest since the 1950's. Industrial Hemp Farming, was originally banned from the state of Wisconsin because of how closely it resembles Marijuana.

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State lawmakers have finally written the latest bill that would legalize marijuana and lay the foundation for a commercial weed industry in New Jersey — a bill they believe has a real chance to pass.

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Cannabis legalization goes before the voters in a number of states on Nov. 6.

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Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota, but allowing recreational marijuana use for adults is an issue the candidates have been talking about on the campaign trail for Minnesota governor.

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“If this bill moves forward, I hope NIDA, DEA and FDA will seek significant input from experienced cannabis growers as they develop standards for good manufacturing practices.”

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Kansas took its first step this past week in joining 40 other states in the U.S. that are growing industrial hemp, according to a spokesperson for the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

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A bill that would amend federal law to give states the autonomy to set their own marijuana policies gained a tenth cosponsor last week, and a somewhat surprising one at that.

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As the state works through the final steps of launching the recreational cannabis market, the industry will now have a financial institution in the state to put all that cash.

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A powerful U.S. House panel that oversees federal drug enforcement efforts approved a bill on Thursday to require the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to begin issuing more licenses to grow marijuana for research.

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When Texas voters hit the polls in November, they’ll face a choice between two U.S. Senate candidates who have significantly divergent views on marijuana and are facing off in one of the nation’s most-watched races, the result of which could determine whether Democrats or Republicans end up controlling Congress’s upper chamber.

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