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Windows 10 will be free for software pirates

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirates. "We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10," says Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Windows chief, in an interview with Reuters. …

Majority Of Republican Millennials Support Marijuana Legalization

On the heels of recreational marijuana use becoming legal in Washington, D.C., a poll reveals that a majority of Republican millennials favor legalizing marijuana.<p>The poll, conducted by Pew Research Center, found that 63 percent of Republican millennials -- defined as those born between 1981 and …

Young Republicans are remarkably liberal on pot

When it comes to marijuana, the majority of young Republicans are far close to the Democratic view than they are to older members of their own party.<p>Pew poll data shows 63 percent of Millennial Republicans — those born between 1981 and 1996 — support legalized marijuana. That's a higher percentage …

Employers should stop screening for pot

Legal barriers to marijuana are falling all over the United States. Pot, tried by nearly half of all Americans at some point in their lives, is already legal in some form in 23 states, and four states allow recreational use. Last month, two U.S. House bills were filed that could end the federal …

Sheriffs From 3 States Join Forces To Take Aim At Colorado's Marijuana Law

WASHINGTON -- Twelve sheriffs from three states said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that Colorado's law legalizing marijuana for recreational use creates a "crisis of conscience" by forcing them to uphold state law when their oath of office also includes a promise to uphold the federal Constitution.<p>At …

Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …

Three Adorable Grandmas Smoke Weed for the First Time

And learn some new slang, all in the same day!<p>Three older women smoke weed for the first time in this video from Cut (they're doing it in Washington state where it's legal, just for the record). Everything about this video is strangely adorable, from them learning how to smoke a bong, to finding …

A Majority Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization. Here's How Much That Support Has Grown.

More than 40 years ago, a social science research group started asking Americans if they support the legalization of marijuana. For the first time, they do, according to new survey data first reported by The Washington Post.<p>Since 1973, General Social Survey has been asking Americans, "Do you think …

California May Legalize Marijuana In 2014

An initiative that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in California was cleared for signature gathering by the state attorney general on Friday. Should organizers gather the required 504,000 signatures, the initiative will appear on the ballot in November.<p>California Attorney General …

Separating Fact from Fiction: 5 Most Common Marijuana Myths

No other plant in the history of mankind has been given nearly as much attention as marijuana. Considered by many a panacea for most of the body and …

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Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana to Go On Sale Summer 2014…

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana to Go On Sale Summer 2014 http://b4in.org/t0Lh<p>Twenty states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia have legalized the medicinal use of marijuana. Many of these states still don’t have the framework in place to make that legalization a reality, however. Recently, Connecticut, which legalized the medical marijuana program in 2012, announced medical pot would finally be available for purchase by summer 2014.<p>Governor Dannel Malloy made the announcement that four …

Colorado Collects Over $1 Million In Marijuana Tax In Less Than One Month

Colorado has collected more than $1 million in marijuana tax revenue in less than one month. If the trend continues, the yearly tax revenue could top …

Marijuana News and Information

The Pine Collins<p>Liv Vasquez guides you on the use of Alpha-Pinene to create a wonderful cocktail for a summer weekend.<p>True Terpenes<p>2 days<p>80 People …

Bethlehem mother pushes for legalized medical marijuana

Pa lawmakers tackle marijuana issue<p>Pa lawmakers tackle marijuana issue []<p>Video<p>HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania lawmakers are taking up the issue of …

Georgia bill would seek limited access to medical marijuana strain

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia state representative Allen Peake introduced a bill on Tuesday that would legalize a non-psychoactive strain of marijuana strictly limited to patients with severe seizure disorders.<p>A man shreds marijuana during a rally to hand out information and collect signatures for …

Earl Blumenauer Wants Obama To Drop Marijuana From Dangerous Drug List

WASHINGTON -- With federal law enforcement officials moving to make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate in states where they are legal, one member of Congress is calling on President Barack Obama to take the next logical step and remove pot from the federal government's list of tightly …

Illinois still hashing out rules on medical marijuana

Medical marijuana technically became legal in Illinois when the calendar flipped to January, but patients won't be able to access the drug for many …

New Mexico Lawmaker Introduces Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

A New Mexico lawmaker has introduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the southwestern state.<p>State Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino (D-Albuquerque) on Thursday introduced SJR 10, which would amend the state constitution to allow New Mexico to regulate the production, sale and …

Legalizing Weed: 5 States With Marijuana on Their Mind

It no longer seems like a matter of if, but a matter of when the federal U.S. government will recognize legitimate medical uses for marijuana. …

Illinois Pharmacists Want In On The Medical Marijuana Dispensing Game

With medical marijuana finally legal in Illinois and officials still wrangling the details of the highly-restrictive law, pharmacists have thrown their hat into the ring of potential pot peddlers.<p>"It makes perfect sense," pharmacist Joseph Friedman, who wants to open his own medical marijuana …

11 FACTS you did not know about MARIJUANA

11 FACTS you did not know about MARIJUANA<p>1. Only about 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent, according to a study.<p>2. BEER & MARIJUANA are cousins: beer's hops are in the same family of flowering plants as marijuana.<p>3. 42% of people in the U.S. has tried marijuana at least once.<p>4. Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.<p>5. Legalizing marijuana would generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue per year.<p>6. The SEX Party in …

Medical marijuana initiative likely headed for Florida ballot

By Reid Wilson<p>Reid Wilson<p>Bio Follow<p>Backers of a constitutional amendment to allow Florida patients to use marijuana for medical purposes say they will turn in enough signatures to qualify for the fall ballot by next week.<p>Supporters of the measure have until Feb. 1 to submit just over 683,000 valid …

One Year After Legalizing Weed, Here's the Lawless Hellscape Colorado Has Become

One year ago, Colorado made U.S. history by becoming the first state to legalize marijuana. Despite predictions that Colorado would become the haven …

Paul, Booker, Gillibrand to introduce medical marijuana bill

Sens. Rand Paul, Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce on Tuesday a Senate bill that would legalize medical marijuana under federal law, another possible step towards relaxation of once strict policies toward the drug.<p>The Kentucky Republican and his New Jersey and New York Democratic …

To Reduce Public Smoking, States Must Legalize Marijuana Cafes, Not Just Dispensaries

<i>The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment is working to raise public awareness of the state's marijuana laws, but banning marijuana cafes leads people to use in public spaces.</i><p>Colorado and Washington were the first two states to adopt marijuana legalization, and it's been a resounding …

Senate Bill Would Effectively End The Federal War On Medical Marijuana

A sweeping Senate bill introduced Tuesday seeks to significantly roll back the federal government's war on medical marijuana.<p>The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, introduced by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), …

When States Dare to Decide on Medical Marijuana

Three senators want to stop federal law enforcement from interfering with legal pot.<p>Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, but the drug remains illegal under federal law. Imagine a retired grandmother who is suffering terribly with a serious illness. Her doctor believes that marijuana might help. …

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Mexico's drug cartels adapt to US pot legalization

1 / 3<p>A one-ounce (28.3-gram) bag of cannabis and a bowl of seeds rest on a table at the headquarters of the DC Cannabis Campaign on February 26, …

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Rhode Island Considers Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Rhode Island state lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would end marijuana prohibition and establish a system to regulate and tax the weed.<p>“Marijuana prohibition is an ineffective and wasteful policy, and we cannot afford to ignore it any longer," state Sen. Joshua Miller (D), sponsor of …

Jamaica's Marijuana Decriminalisation: Will the Rest of the Caribbean Follow Suit?

“Ganja”, photo by Justin Schuck, used under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.Jamaica has long been the Caribbean island that the developed world most …