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image of Genny Barbour playing in her living room. 4/10/14 Maple Shade, NJ (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)
 
Two NJ lawmakers introduce a bill requiring school boards to set policies for mmj use in statewide schools.

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A Salem medical marijuana dispensary is the first to receive permission to sell marijuana - after obtaining a temporary waiver from the state's strict testing guidelines.

 
A long-standing bureaucratic obstacle to privately-funded medical marijuana research has just been removed, effective immediately.

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In two weeks, it'll be legal for anyone 21 and older to possess and grow marijuana in Oregon. But before you light up, the state wants you to know a few things.

image of Texas state flag and cannabis/Graphic by Todd Wiseman
 
Local prosecutors across the state are looking for ways to keep minor marijuana cases out of court.

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South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley warns that non-Indians would still be breaking the law if they consume pot on the reservation.

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