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Aug 21 | No change in marijuana laws coming, White House says

(CNN) – President Barack Obama isn't looking to change current federal laws dictating the classification of marijuana, his spokesman explained Wednesday.

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Aug 21 | No change in marijuana laws coming, White House says

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama isn't looking to change current federal laws dictating the classification of marijuana, his spokesman explained Wednesday.

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Aug 20 | Legalizing weed: the Uruguayan model

(CNN) -- Views on marijuana are shifting, but nearly everywhere, it is too early to talk about substantive changes to drug policies.

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Aug 20 | Marijuana: The latest target for investment scams

Marijuana has become the latest target for scams.

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Aug 19 | Marijuana industry eager to pay taxes – and cash in on deductions Published: August 19, 2013

WASHINGTON — As Congress wrestles with big budget cuts, one budding industry wants to help out the federal government with a novel message: Tax us, please.

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Aug 13 | Resolution brings marijuana to the forefront

Guam - A resolution introduced by Senator Tina Muna Barnes is sure to light up some controversy. She's hoping by introducing Resolution 201 will spark discussion on legalizing marijuana on Guam.

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Aug 13 | AP Exclusive: NYC Comptroller Liu wants marijuana legalized

NEW YORK — New York City Comptroller John Liu is proposing a historic overhaul of the city’s marijuana laws, believing that legalizing medical marijuana and allowing adults to possess an ounce of pot for recreational use would pump more than $400 million into the city’s coffers.

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Aug 12 | Ohio Attorney General Rejects Marijuana Legalization Amendment

Ohio’s attorney general, Mike DeWine, rejected a proposed ballot initiative that would’ve legalized marijuana in the state of Ohio because he could not certify the summary for the proposed initiative as “fair and truthful.” From the attorney general’s office:

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Aug 09 | Mexico and marijuana: A leaf out of Uruguay's book?

Arguably, Mexico has lost the most in the war on drugs, with tens of thousands of drug-related killings every year. But there are now calls for Mexico to take a leaf out of Uruguay's book and pass similar legislation.

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Aug 05 | Top pot consultant to Seattle: boost enforcement, be wary of empty warehouses

The state’s top pot consultant offered two main bits advice to the Seattle City Council, which is poised to create regulations for legal pot businesses that may allow 50,000-square-foot growing operations in the city’s industrial areas.

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