Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative

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Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative | Phillip Smith

As North Dakotans prepare to head to the polls in November to vote on the Measure 3 marijuana legalization initiative, they rely on their state government to come up with an estimate of what it will cost taxpayers. It’s not just this initiative—state law mandates that voters be informed of the potential budgetary impacts of any measure […]

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Philadelphia District Attorney to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Offenders

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Philadelphia District Attorney to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Offenders | Paul Armentano

PHILADELPHIA, PA — City officials in Philadelphia have announced that they will no longer prosecute marijuana possession offenses. In October 2014, Philadelphia enacted a municipal ordinance reclassifying cases involving the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis to a non-summary civil offense, punishable by a $ 25 fine – no arrest and no criminal record. Since that time, annual […]

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75,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana

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75,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana | Anna Zuccaro

In a new petition from Americans for Safe Access and Change.org, over 75,000 people are calling on the Drug Enforcement Administration to stop disseminating false information about medical cannabis immediately and ensure that any future information about medical cannabis treatment reflects medically-accurate and up-to-date facts. The petition, which calls on President Obama to take immediate […]

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License Plate from a Marijuana State? That’s No Reason to Stop and Search, Fed Court Says

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License Plate from a Marijuana State? That’s No Reason to Stop and Search, Fed Court Says | Phillip Smith

DENVER, CO — Drivers from pot-friendly West Coast states have long complained of “license plate profiling,” claiming state troopers more interested in drug interdiction than traffic safety perch like vultures along the nation’s east-west interstate highways pull them over on pretextual traffic stops—going 71 in a 70 mph zone, failing to wait two full seconds […]

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