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Erik Kramer suffers non-life-threatening gunshot wound, report says

Former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer suffered a gunshot wound Tuesday night in what his former wife called a suicide attempt.<p>NBC News, citing sources, …

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Insurance Companies Start Noticing The Legal Cannabis Industry

The marijuana industry’s shady past and current illegal status at the federal level have kept most insurance companies from offering policies to the new industry. “Few and far between,” is the way Paul Warshaw CEO of GreenRush in California describes the options. His technology company works with …

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Washington state has brought in $70 milion in tax revenue from legal marijuana sales

And who knows — the industry might even start making some money.<p>Washington pot farmers, processors and retailers have complained all year that heavy state and federal tax burdens, along with competition from an unregulated medical marijuana market, have made it difficult for them to do business.<p>But …

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The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

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America's war on drugs is empowering Mexico's drug cartels

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've been writing about the war on drugs for 15 years.<p>That's a sad statement, if you think about it.<p>Particularly given that 15 years is less than half the life of this particular war, which, at 44, has gone on longer than the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam and Afghanistan combined.<p>The war …

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Recreational pot use is now legal in Oregon

They are partying in Portland.<p>Oregon today became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana -- and Portlanders reportedly celebrated by lighting up in public.<p>Legalization means that you can possess and use marijuana if you are 21 or older. You can have up to 8 ounces in your home and grow …

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6 Burning Questions About Oregon's Newly Legal Marijuana

Yes, this will probably all end up in a Portlandia sketch<p>At the stroke of midnight on July 1, recreational marijuana became legal in the state of …

Marijuana is now legal in Oregon

Today marks the first day that recreational marijuana is now legal in the state of Oregon, joining the likes of Colorado, Alaska and Washington in blazing a path for the rest of the nation.<p>Crowds gathered on the Burnside Bridge in downtown Portland Tuesday night, counting down the minutes to …

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