WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced two bills to Congress that together would legalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. Representative Blumenauer’s legislation, H.R. 1014, the Marijuana Tax Revenue Act of 2015, creates a federal excise tax on non-medical marijuana sales and moves this quickly growing industry out […] Continue Reading

Bay State Repeal issued a statement in support of Massachusetts patients’ efforts to gain access to medical marijuana, and to support patients’ interests in the campaign to fully end prohibition, while avoiding the kind of fiasco the bureaucracy-heavy 2012 medical marijuana regime has predictably become. This Tuesday, Oct. 14, patients will hold a protest rally […] Continue Reading

DENVER, CO — The Colorado Symphony Orchestra said Tuesday it will play a series of “cannabis-friendly” fundraising concerts sponsored by the state’s burgeoning pot industry. The state’s only full-time professional orchestra hopes the shows dubbed “Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series” will boost its audience as it struggles with dwindling attendance and shrinking budgets. “The […] Continue Reading

DENVER, CO — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a toast to the April 20 ‘high holiday’, a once-underground celebration that has stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize marijuana. The 4:20 p.m. smoke-out in […] Continue Reading

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Marijuana reform activists in Philadelphia will once again protest federal laws prohibiting cannabis in the shadow of the Liberty Bell on Saturday, in the tenth installment of “Smoke Down Prohibition.” “Marijuana is only legal for a select few Americans, now it is time to equalize this freedom across the country,” says activist […] Continue Reading

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