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Cannabytes: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule

Last Wednesday, the governors of Rhode Island and Washington asked the federal government to reclassify marijuana as a drug with medical uses, the New York Times reports. The proposed rescheduling would change ...
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Cannabytes: Ghosts of Prohibition Past

Once upon a time, in the early 20th century, a movement was brewing. 1920s prohibition forced casual and heavy drinkers alike to go to great lengths for a fix. According to Smithsonian Magazine, they "drank hai...
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Cannabytes: Cash-Only for Cannabusinesses

A number of dispensaries won't accept credit cards anymore, according to a report from the Associated Press this week. "Several dispensaries," the report says, "have been notified to disconnect their credit car...
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Cannabytes: The Right Approach to Legalization?

On Thursday, the Denver Post reported that "infighting" among cannabis legalization activists slows the local campaign for legalization. Westword followed up that afternoon with an interview with Mason Tvert, a...
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Cannabytes: Banks Shut Down MMJ Accounts

The last refuge for honest cannabusiness owners will close its doors to them soon. Colorado Springs State Bank was, until recently, the only bank in the state of Colorado to publicly do business with the medica...
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Cannabytes: Is Colorado Ready for Legalization?

According to a recent Public Policy Polling survey, the majority of Colorado voters are in favor of the legalization of cannabis use. The survey, released last week, polled voters on a number of hot topics in Colorado's political climate. The question posed to voters was "Do you think marijuana usage should be legal or illegal?" 51% of respondents said they were in favor of legalization.
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Cannabytes: MMJ at Risk in Northern CO

Northern Colorado seems to have a beef with the state's medical marijuana laws. Dispensaries have been banned in Loveland, Greeley, Windsor, and Longmont. The last haven for many patients in the area has been F...
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Cannabytes: Let States Decide On Pot

Thursday was a landmark day in the war against prohibition. Representatives Barney Frank and Ron Paul introduced a bill that, if it passes, would end the federal prohibition of cannabis. The bill, the first of ...
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Cannabytes: The Failed War

Friday marked the 40th anniversary of a war as terrible as the man who started it. Richard Nixon's War on Drugs has been a failure from the start and only continues to expand its parade of misery and hate. It h...
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Cannabytes: The Legalization Dilemma

Cannabis advocates in America are faced with a tough decision, according to some folks: Is marijuana medicine or a recreational drug? For many of us, it's both. Unfortunately, there are still plenty of people w...