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Pot POW Eddy Lepp Passes from Cancer at 69

Arrested several times for mega-grows in Northern California, Eddy Lepp spent eight years in jail from 2008 to 2016. An unrelenting cannabis activist like his friend Jack Herer, Lepp passed from cancer today in California. He was 69.

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Kathy Hochul Ready to Become New York's First Female Governor

With the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after the release of a damning investigation into "allegations of sexual harassment," Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will take over as of August 24, becoming the state's first female governor She's in full support of the legalization legislation that passed in March.

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Chuck Schumer on Cannabis Act: We Can Pass This

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is actively seeking bi-partisan support for his Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, and says he and co-sponsors Cory Booker and Ron Wyden are ready to negotiate.

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