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11:30 p.m. PST:  (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267) Donald Trump has taken Wisconsin. It’s over. Donald Trump is projected to be the 45th President of the United States.  10:45 p.m. PST: (Race to 270 electoral votes: Clinton: 215, Trump: 267)  Donald Trump ...

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Speaker argues the war on drugs is a failure

Students filled the seats in the McLane Hall Room 121 to hear guest speaker Ethan Nadelmann talk about why we need to end the war on drugs. Nadelmann, the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that ...

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Mims’ fight against marijuana is futile

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims attended a “high-profile week for the president’s anti-drug agenda” in Washington, D.C., Feb. 5 at which she advocated for the federal government to send clearer messages when it comes to the legality of marijuana. While ...

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3 states, D.C. to vote on cannabis reforms

Three states and the District of Columbia may pass new marijuana laws come Election Day, a potential second wave of cannabis policy reform following legalization in Colorado and Washington state in 2012. Cannabis initiatives are on the Nov. 4 ballot ...

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Marijuana grows banned: Fresno cannabis advocates face uphill battle to bring issue to voters

Medical marijuana petitioners were at Fresno State on Friday, and plan to be on campus throughout the week, attempting to gather enough signatures to bring the issue of cultivation to voters. This comes after the Fresno County Board of Supervisors ...

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Legalize pot to save economy

Unemployment, recession, depression, budget deficit, tax increases, entitlement cuts — these are just a few of the words being tossed around in reference to the economic environment we are currently experiencing.

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NORML club cleans up stereotype

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws club at Fresno State treated communities with their time and service this Halloween weekend. Two volunteers and NORML club president Idell Tarver met at 8 a.m. Saturday to clean up a section of Highway 168 near the Fowler and Bullard off ramps.

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Prop Watch: Legalization of Marijuana

According to a poll conducted by californiaprops.org, proposition 19 is current favored by a large majority. As of Sunday night, 970 people have participated in the online poll.

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Prop Watch: Legalization of Marijuana

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Students on marijuana prop

This November, Californians will have the opportunity to vote on an historic proposition. If passed, Proposition 19 would spurn federal law by permitting recreational use of marijuana in California.

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What’s in a name?

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution may be the most famous and oft-cited modification to our country’s establishing document that exists.

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News briefs, 09-23-09

A 21-year-old Fontana man died after getting in a collision on an ATV in the Stoddard Wells Off Highway Vehicle Area Sunday.

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What do you think of Michael Phelps?

The Collegian asks students what they think about Michael Phelps and whether the community at large is responding appropriately to his being caught smoking marijuana.

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Crime on campus, 2/6 – 2/9

• On Feb. 9, there was a report of embezzlement committed by a Kennel Bookstore employee. No arrests have been made.

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‘Let’s give Phelps a break’

As everyone knows, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ reputation went up in smoke earlier this week when a picture of him taking a bong hit surfaced on the internet.

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WEB-SPE@K: Should athletes be held to a higher standard?

Michael Phelps apologized for smoking marijuana this past week by saying he acted in a "youthful and inappropriate way." Should athletes be held to a higher standard of behavior?

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Medical marijuana policy passes

Fresno recognizes use for medical marijuana. Tuesday Sept. 9, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to participate in California’s Medical Marijuana Program (MMP).

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