Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen

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Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen | Phillip Smith

Marijuana is now legal in nine states constituting about one-fifth of the US population, and medical marijuana is recognized in a total of 29 states. That means people in those states can possess and use marijuana without fear of criminal prosecutions (if they have a doctor’s recommendation in the medical marijuana-only states). But even in […]

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Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader

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Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader | NORML

It has been announced that former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, along with former Republican Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld, have joined the Board of Advisors for Acreage Holdings, a multi-state corporation operating in the medical and recreational marijuana space. The company holds licenses for dozens of cannabis businesses in the United States. […]

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Albuquerque, N.M. Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

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Albuquerque, N.M. Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession | Drug Policy Alliance

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller has has signed into law an ordinance removing criminal sanctions pertaining to possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia from the city’s municipal codes. The new city ordinance makes one ounce or less of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia a civil infraction with a fine of $ 25. A […]

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New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization

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New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization | NORML

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Minor marijuana possession arrests have plunged in the city of New Orleans following the adoption of a municipal ordinance one year ago that called for fining rather than arresting low-level offenders. According to citywide data, just one percent of encounters between police and someone accused of possessing marijuana resulted in an arrest between June […]

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | Paul Armentano

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […]

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Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws

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Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws | Americans for Safe Access

WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) revealed today that in a recent phone conversation with President Trump, the President expressed support for letting states decide their own policies when it comes to cannabis. Senator Gardner has been blocking the confirmation of key nominees to the Department of Justice since Attorney General Sessions rescinded the […]

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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option

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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — More than seven in ten practicing physicians support allowing qualified patients the option to use cannabis therapeutically, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. New York University investigators surveyed the attitudes of practicing physicians in New York State. Seventy-one percent of respondents said that cannabis ought to be legal for […]

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity

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Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity | NORML

BOLOGNA, ITALY — The enactment of adult use marijuana regulatory laws is associated with reduced levels of property crimes and violent criminal activity, according to data published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Investigators from Italy’s University of Bologna evaluated the association between the enactment of adult use regulations and county level crime rates in jurisdictions […]

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Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana

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Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana | NORML

ASBURY PARK, NJ — By a margin of three to one, Americans say that booze is more dangerous than is marijuana, according to a nationwide Rasmussen Reports poll. Forty-six percent of respondents perceived alcohol to be more dangerous than marijuana, versus only 15 percent of respondents who said that cannabis is most dangerous. Thirty percent of […]

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Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States

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Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — According to a statement released Friday by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), President Trump said in a phone call on Wednesday that he would not allow the Department of Justice to target businesses and individuals who are in compliance with state laws regulating marijuana for adults. Sen. Gardner also said the President would support legislation […]

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