• North Dakota Legislative Review 1906
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1906

    – [Announcer] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s Legislative News. Now, here’s your host, Dave Thompson with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And this is North Dakota Legislative Review. I’m Dave Thompson. Thanks for joining us. The story about higher education changes took an interesting turn this week. As you can recall, probably, a task force looking at governance recommend three separate boards of higher education. One for UND, one for NDSU, and one for the rest of the colleges. It became a two-board proposal. One for the two research universities and the other for the rest of the institutions. However, the House killed that. Now, we have…

  • Kansas City Week in Review – February 28, 2020
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    Kansas City Week in Review – February 28, 2020

    struggling to keep up with the news well we have your back connecting the dots on our metro’s most impactful news stories and newsmakers it’s your week reviewed next week in review is made possible through the generous support of David Jamie Cummings Bob and Marlese Gourley Smithfield foods Haas and Wilkerson insurance the currently S. Turner charitable trust John H. mize and bank of America NA co trustees and by viewers like you thank you welcome everyone I’m Nick Haines and if it’s not already clear I really get excited about this time we get to spend together lifting up the hood on what’s happening in our town and…

  • Hatch Introduces Medical Marijuana Legislation
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    Hatch Introduces Medical Marijuana Legislation

    I am joining Senator Sasse today to introduce the marijuana effective drug studies or MEDS act, which has the potential to benefit millions of americans suffering from a wide range of conditions including cancer, severe epilepsy, post traumatic stress disorder, residual effects after a stroke, or chronic pain mr. president, it’s high time to address research into medical marijuana. our country has experimented with a variety of state solutions without properly delving into the weeds on the effectiveness, safety, dosing, administration and quality of medical marijuana now all puns aside, it would surprise no one that i am strongly against the use of recreational marijuana i worry, however, that in…

  • Hopes High For Passage Of Medical Marijuana Amendment
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    Hopes High For Passage Of Medical Marijuana Amendment

    HUSTLING VOTES. TODAY IS THE SECOND DAY OF EARLY VOTING BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD COUNTY OVERNIGHTED THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE GONE TO THE POLLS EARLY VOTING CONTINUES EVERY DAY UNTIL NOVEMBER 6 AND POLLING LOCATIONS ARE OPEN 7 AM UNTIL 7 PM AND YOU CAN FIND MORE ON EARLY VOTING BY GOING TO THE CAMPAIGN SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE CBS MIAMI.COM/CAMPAIGN 2016. THE BAN BALLOT ISSUING BROWARD COUNTY MIGHT BE GETTING BIGGER. SEVERAL MORE PEOPLE HAVE COME FORWARD TO SAY THE MAIL IN BALLOTS IS MISSING AMENDMENT 2 LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA. EARLIER TODAY EMERGENCY HEARING WAS HELD FOR THE ISSUE. LAWYERS WHO BACK THE MINUTE ON THE BROWARD SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS…

  • Gonzales v. Raich Summary | quimbee.com
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    Gonzales v. Raich Summary | quimbee.com

    – [Narrator] In 2005, medical marijuana users saw their dreams go up in smoke when the United States Supreme Court announced it’s ruling in Gonzales versus Raich. In 1970, Congress enacted the Federal Controlled Substances Act, which bans the cultivation and use of marijuana. 26 years later, in 1996, California passed a law that allowed its citizens to cultivate and use marijuana for medical purposes. Angel Raich and Diane Monson were California residents who both used doctor prescribed marijuana to treat severe medical problems. California law enforcement agents investigating Raich and Monson, found that the marijuana they possessed conformed to state law. But federal agents seized and destroyed their marijuana…

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    Cannabis Legislation and Lawsuits | The Line

    >>WELCOME BACK. THE CANNABIS DISCUSSION IS NOT CONFINED TO THE ROUNDHOUSE THESE DAYS. WE LEARNED THIS WEEK, ULTRA HEALTH, THE STATE’S LARGEST PRODUCER OF MEDICAL CANNABIS, IS SUING THE STATE TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT FOR 1 1/2 MILLION. THAT IS HOW MUCH THE COMPANY HAS PAID IN GROSS RECEIPTS TAX OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. ARGUMENT IS THAT MEDICAL CANNABIS SHOULD BE EXEMPT FROM THAT SALES TAX, JUST AS PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES ARE. DIANE, THIS IS ALL UNCHARTERED WATERS. WE ARE LEARNING AS WE GO. INTERESTING DISCUSSION TOO. HOW TO DEAL WITH THESE ISSUES. ON THIS ISSUE, DOES ULTRA HAVE A POINT? SEEMS LIKE THEY MUST BE RIGHT. IT IS SORT…

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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1910

    – [Narrator] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s legislative news. Now here’s your host, Dave Thompson, with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And this is North Dakota Legislative Review. I’m Dave Thompson. Thanks for joining us. One of the more anticipated bills of the session called the Prairie Dog Bill passed in the state senate unanimously. What it does is provide a new bucket for oil tax money that cities, counties, townships can dive into to pay for infrastructure projects like streets, things like that. It goes to the governor. The governor will make the final decision whether or not he signs it or vetoes it. Also this…

  • Medical Marijuana and Money Laundering
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    Medical Marijuana and Money Laundering

    Twenty-nine states have now legalized marijuana for medicinal use and additional states have legalized marijuana for recreational use. But, federally marijuana is illegal in all circumstances in the United States. It’s a schedule one substance under the controlled substances act. That clearly applies to people who are in the marijuana industry but it also applies to those who just nibble around the edges of the industry like banks. Understanding the total value of the marijuana industry is a pretty complex question. Projections of the legal market right now are somewhere in the 5 to 8 billion dollar range per year but as new states come online, both for medical marijuana…

  • The Right to Choose with Cory Gardner
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    The Right to Choose with Cory Gardner

    – [Narrator] In 2018, an incredible 46 states have legalized at least some form of medical cannabis, and so far, nine have legalized recreational use as well. Remarkably, some conservatives, lead by former attorney general Jeff Sessions, assert that federal law should trump the will of the states on this issue. What happened to federalism? Free the People sat down with US Senator Cory Gardner, whose state of Colorado was among the first to legalize the sale and use of cannabis. Senator Gardner isn’t the world’s biggest fan of weed, but he is a fan of the Constitution and its 10th Amendment. – Senator Gardner, thanks for sitting down with…