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Marijuana is Now Legal in Alaska

FEBRUARY 24, 2014: As of today, it is now legal for adults 21 years of age and older to possess and cultivate marijuana in Alaska. Alaska is now the third state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana, although marijuana remains illegal under Federal law. On November 4, 2014, Alaskans voted to legalize marijuana for adult-use and establish a regulatory system …

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CA Cannabis Activists Begin 2016 Legalization Discussion

JANUARY 7, 2015: California cannabis activists are gearing up to introduce a Marijuana Legalization Initiative in 2016, with their first public seminar to be held this Friday, January 9. The Coalition for Cannabis Reform will hold the seminar in Oakland, with leaders from the cannabis industry discussing what California can learn from the successful legalization efforts in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, …

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A Lawyer’s Ethical Concerns in Advising Clients on Marijuana

DECEMBER 5, 2014:  States that have legalized marijuana laws have put attorneys in a bind when it comes to state rules on professional conduct.  Concerns have arisen that if the rules are not amended then attorneys may not want to represent clients in the marijuana industry. The state rules of professional conduct prohibit an attorney from advising clients on engaging in illegal …

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Calling on Congress: Americans Want Marijuana Legalization

NOVEMBER 17, 2014:  It’s time for Congress to listen to the American people, and vote favorably on marijuana legalization. Voters in Alaska, Oregon and our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., have approved measures to legalize marijuana for adult, recreational-use.  They join Colorado and Washington in leading our country towards the reform of marijuana laws.   Yet, cannabis is still listed as a …

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Marijuana Legalization Passes in Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C.

NOVEMBER 5, 2014:  Voters across the nation took to the polls in favor of marijuana legalization, last night, passing measures in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C. Voters in Oregon approved Measure 91, which will tax and regulate marijuana similar to alcohol, allowing adults 21 years of age and older to possess up to eight ounces of ‘dried’ marijuana, and up …

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CA Legislature Needs to Pass Marijuana Regulations Now

OCTOBER 7, 2014:  U.S. Deputy Attny. General, James M. Cole, told the LA Times that California needs to pass marijuana regulations now, if the state wants to avoid federal intervention. “If you don’t want us prosecuting [marijuana users] in your state, then get your regulatory act together,” he said. Cole added that California must do better at stopping marijuana from …

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