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Mayweather Pacquiao After Party Sponsored by Weedmaps

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas on May 2 has the entire world riveted. Whoever emerges victorious everyone will win at the Mega Fight After Party with Nicki Minaj and Funkmaster Flex. Now Weedmaps has joined FilmOn TVMoet USAMYX Fusions and Red Bull to sponsor the party of the year.

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Massive march in Medellin Columbia for the "Day of Pot"

The Marijuana March became a total carnival. In its seventh year and as in previous years, participants stressed the need to take the step to legalization.

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02
May

Hundreds Gather For Marijuana Rally at the Iowa State Capitol

The event brought people together to promote cannabis reform in Iowa. Des Moines, IA (WOI) - Nearly a hundred people gathered at the statehouse today to take part in the global marijuana march.

The event brought people together to promote cannabis reform in Iowa.

Organizers say the march has happened at the capitol on the first Sunday in May since the late 1990's.

Some event goers say change is desperately needed in the Hawkeye state.

"Help us, please," says David Letsch, a supporter of the cannabis reform. "We need help. We're suffering. When I had marijuana, I lived. When I'm on medications, I survive. I'm sick of surviving. If they don't get it done in one year, I'm going to Colorado."

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May

The people who march for marijuana: Scenes from the 2015 Global Cannabis March in Portland

A small crowd gathered around a stage set up on the far corner of Pioneer Courthouse Square. People dressed in marijuana-themed outfits, some wore small green ribbons on their shirts, a few held signs: "Free the Weed," "Help End Marijuana Prohibition," "F*** the DEA."

It was Portland's local demonstration in a worldwide day of protest called the Global Cannabis March. This year marks the 16th for the event, which is expected to go on in nearly 300 other cities.

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May

Arizona's marijuana ballot initiative: A gateway plan?

A planned 2016 ballot initiative would ask Arizona voters to legalize marijuana for recreational use and establish a network of licensed cannabis shops where sales of the drug would be taxed, in part, to fund education.(Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic)

First marijuana, then meth? ... At a lively debate last week on the proposed legalization of marijuana, an attorney who supports the 2016 ballot initiative told the audience the measure is the "first step" toward full legalization of drugs in Arizona.

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02
May

Texas group joins in global march

CORPUS CHRISTI - Buc Days wasn't the only draw for crowds this weekend.

About 120 people, including members of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law's Corpus Christi chapter, marched at McCaughan Park Saturday.

Attorney Kyle Hoelscher, NORML Corpus Christi chapter president, said the group has been active for a year and this is the first time they join in the global marijuana march.

The organization's mission is to promote an understanding of the current laws concerning marijuana in Texas, and in the United States .

"This march is happening everywhere around the planet," Hoelscher said. "We discuss how we can get the law changed and what we can do as citizens to make a change and we plan on doing this march every single year," he said.

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02
May

Was it because of the marijuana-Cloud?

BERLIN - They seemed euphoric, left at the same time, seemed to come to new insights. The Kreuzberg "MyFest" was on May 1 under a thick cloud of marijuana.

No corner, no road without the sweet grass smell, many of the 40,000 people seemed intoxicated. Is that the reason why the violence faded into the background?

Interior Senator Frank Henkel (CDU): "That was numerically the most peaceful May 1 there has been since the start of the riots in 1987."

45 arrests, 41 of the 6,554 police officers deployed injured slightly, but all remained on duty. Only a few stones and bottles thrown at officers during the "Revolutionary May 1st demonstration".

Henkel: "The spark is not jumping. The dominance of violence be broken. "

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02
May

Cannabis-friends Wander Through Stuttgart

For the"Global Marijuana March" about 400 cannabis-followers met in Stuttgart and to be in favour of the legalization of marijuana through the city.

Stuttgart / Heidelberg - for the legalization of marijuana hundreds in Stuttgart, Heidelberg and Tübingen have taken to the streets on Saturday. Even in the US, where the "Global Marijuana March" in 1999 originated, events were planned in many large cities. Cannabis products are illicit drugs in Germany. Possession, cultivation and trade are prohibited. The Green Youth advocates at the federal level for the legalization of cannabis.

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02
May

Iowans rally for statewide marijuana legalization

Marijuana advocates meet at Des Moines City Hall on Saturday and march down Locust Street to the Iowa Capitol.(Photo: Linh Ta/The Register)Buy Photo

The daily pills 39-year-old Angel Francis-Kline has to take makes it hard for her to handle everyday life.

In a day, she can take between 12 to 16 pills to deal with her fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, post-traumatic stress disorder, insomnia and early on-set menopause. The combination of her pills, like Cymbalta and Hydrocodone make her uncontrollably shake and have seizures, causing dangerous situations, especially when she's driving.

"It's living everyday in pain," Francis-Kline. said. "What they're making me take is poison."

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02
May

The Top 10 Smartest Pot Smokers On The Planet (who are willing to admit it

It’s often said that pot smokers are lazy and useless. Well people, that simply isn’t true. We have compiled some of the smartest pot smokers on the plant…you might be surprised.

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