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New York Times Calls For End of Marijuana Prohibition

It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished.

GB Sciences, Inc. Announces the First GrowBLOX(TM) Cultivation Chamber Has Been Shipped to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc.

Florida Medical Marijuana

Florida voters back medical marijuana 9 to 1, poll finds

If the latest poll is right, it’s a safe bet that Florida will legalize medical marijuana this November.A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that 88 percent of voters support the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, while 10 percent do not. Those attitudes were unchanged from May, but support was six percentage points up from November. The lowest level of support was among senior citizens, who still back the measure roughly 6 to 1.

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ABC News: Marijuana Ruling Could Signal End of Prohibition on Pot

ABC News reports:

"...Thursday, the Department of Justice announced that it would not prosecute marijuana crimes that were legal under state law, a move that could signal the end of the country's longtime prohibition on pot is nearing. "It certainly appears to be potentially the beginning of the end," said Paul Armantano, deputy director of the pot lobby group NORML."

CNBC; Scammers target pot stocks

View the CNBC coverage of the FINRA alert.