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Carter is a staff writer for Green Scene Marketing. He is a freelance writer and attorney who lives in Minnesota. He has lived in seven states, including New York and California. Carter writes about marijuana, politics, and legal issues. His favorite strain is Blue Dream.
Big Booze Fighting Cannabis Legalization

Big Pharma to Big Booze: The Industries Fighting Reform

The push to legalize marijuana across the United States gained speed with new wins in California and elsewhere Nov. 8. But those victories won't be enough to stop opponents from trying to stop legal...
Arkansas Supreme Court

Arkansas Court Kills Legalization Initiative

Voters in Arkansas will have one less path to legalizing medical marijuana use in the November election. The state Supreme Court in October struck down one of two medicinal cannabis proposals that were slated to...
Facts about cannabis

A Few Little-Known Facts About Pot

If you're a stoner, you know plenty about marijuana. You know how to find it, you know how to use it, and you know how it makes you feel. But there are plenty of things...
Massachusetts Marijuana Advert

Ad Paints Dark Picture of Legal Marijuana

An anti-marijuana group in Massachusetts is offering voters an especially dystopian perspective on legalization. The state's voters will decide Nov. 8 whether they want to make cannabis legal for recreation. If this year's ballot initiative...
Voting on legalization

Legalization Support Reaches 60 Percent

Backing for legalizing marijuana in the United States has reached new levels, according to a poll in October that found the highest levels of support in 57 years. The poll, released by the Gallup Organization...
Marijuana Plants Burned

700 Pounds of Weed Burned in Colorado

Authorities in rural Colorado burned about 700 pounds of illegal marijuana plants in October, they said. The plants were burned Oct. 11 in Penrose, in Central Colorado, by officials with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office....

The 5 Legalization Battlegrounds of 2016

Nov. 8 is shaping up to be a very big day for marijuana in America. That may be hard to see amid the chaos that is the 2016 presidential race, but five states will...
Marijuana arrrests

Marijuana Leads to More Arrests Than Violent Crime

Police arrest more people for possession of small amounts of cannabis than they do for all violent crimes combined, a new study reports. The news comes even as states increasingly move toward drug and...
Strong Support for Legal Marijuana

Poll Shows Growing Support for Legal Pot

Support for legalizing marijuana has been growing in the United States for decades - and nothing in recent years has slowed that progress, a new poll shows. The survey, released Oct. 12 by the Pew...
Medical marijuana likely to come to Florida

Is Second Time the Charm for MMJ in Florida?

The last time activists tried to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, it didn't end well. Voters strongly supported the idea - just not strongly enough. Florida state law requires a vote of at least 60...