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Dutch ‘Tolerance Festival’ Will Bring Cannabis Activism to The Hague

Organizers are planning a massive event at the seat of Dutch government in order to pressure officials to expand the country's cannabis program.

Organizers Launch Grass Poll, Largest Cannabis Consumer Survey in Dutch History

A roving team of pollsters dressed in bright yellow sweaters is conducting a survey to help inform the country's policy debate. Tell them what you think.

Dr. Bronner’s to Give $660,000 to Cannabis Legalization Efforts in Five States

Known for their hemp-based soaps and commitment to social change, Dr. Bronner's is taking aim at the "racist outdated policy of cannabis prohibition."

Join Leafly at Hanfparade, Germany’s Biggest Cannabis Festival

Germany's high hopes for cannabis reform will be on display Aug. 13 as advocates descend on Berlin for a peaceful demonstration to legalize the herb.

Japanese Medical Marijuana Activist Dies While Awaiting Trial

Japanese medical marijuana activist Masamitsu Yamamoto died Monday of liver failure while awaiting trial for cannabis possession, a crime that carries a minimum sentence of five years in prison.

Watch This: Giant Joints and Cannabis Pride at the DNC in Philly

The joints will be out in again today for those in Philadelphia who want to show their support at the Cannabis Pride Parade, which begins Thursday at 3 p.m.

For Ex-NFL Punter Chris Kluwe, Cannabis Was the Safer Choice

For NFL rookies, this week marks the beginning of a never-ending series of choices about how to alleviate pain.

Oregon State Fair Will Be First to Feature Cannabis Plants

For the first time ever, the Beaver State’s cannabis crop will be on display at the annual festival in Salem.

Philly Cannabis Activist N.A. Poe is Winning the DNC

N.A. Poe — iconoclast, comedian, media artist, and cannabis activist — has been seemingly everywhere during this week’s Democratic National Convention.

Publix Heir Donates $800,000 to Fight Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization

The Carol Jenkins Barnett Family Trust donated $800,000 in mid-July to a group campaigning to kill Florida’s proposed medical cannabis amendment.

What’s the Deal with the 51-Foot Joints Parading Outside the DNC?

As the Democratic National Convention opened on Monday, a band of cannabis activists paraded through the streets of Philadelphia with two enormous 51-foot joints.

Cannabis Advocates Kick Off Democratic Convention in Philly’s Main Line Clubhouse

On the eve of the Democratic National Convention’s opening, America’s cannabis caucus held a fundraiser that put the party on notice: The era of legalization and legitimacy has arrived.

Meet Ann Lee, the Texas Republican Calling for Legalization in Cleveland

The founder of RAMP — Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition — is attending her first national confab since 1984, and she's bringing the legalization love strong.

Ricky Williams: Cannabis Connoisseur and the NFL’s Most Enigmatic Player

The enigmatic player, and his relationship with cannabis, take center stage once again this week, when SI Films premieres the documentary "Ricky Williams Takes the High Road."

The King of the Cannabis Conversation Abdicates the Throne

Allen St. Pierre leaves NORML, and the nation’s go-to cannabis communicator gets gone.

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