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Colorado responds

March 28, 2015
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Colorado responds

Colorado has responded to the Supreme court complaint by Nebraska and Oklahoma with this brief.

I think it’s extremely well-written and well-argued, pointing out the absurdity of the claims by the other states.

Here’s a taste:

The Complaint, however, does not challenge marijuana legalization as a general matter. For example, the Plaintiff States do...

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Mark Kleiman asks Kevin Sabet the big question

March 27, 2015
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Mark Kleiman asks Kevin Sabet the big question

On twitter:

Now, is there any way to keep prohibition and limit the excesses of drug law enforcement? That’s the hard one.

Yep.

Kevin always talks about there being a way to solve the problems of the drug war without legalizing, but never...

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Poll: 55 Percent of Likely California Voters Say Marijuana Should Be Legal

Fifty-five percent of likely California voters believe that "the use of marijuana should be legal," according to the results of a statewide PPIC poll released yesterday. The percentage in favor of legalization is the highest level of support ever recorded in the...

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Odds and Ends

March 26, 2015
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Odds and Ends

Marijuana Arrests in Colorado After the Passage of Amendment 64

The report finds that since 2010, marijuana possession charges are down by more than 90%, marijuana cultivation charges...

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And now for something completely different

March 25, 2015
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And now for something completely different

Just for fun: 9 Reasons We Should Never, Never, Never, Ever Legalize Marijuana by Michael McCutcheon. Pretty convincing stuff. Consider this an open thread.

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A Tale of Two Cities: Why DC and NY are Worlds Apart

A Tale of Two Cities: Why DC and NY are Worlds Apart

http://news.marijuana.com/news/2015/03/a-tale-of-two-cities-why-dc-and-nyc-are-worlds-apart/ Washington, DC and New York City are only 225 miles apart, a four-hour drive up I-95, or a 3½ hour train ride on Amtrak. And both jurisdictions have...

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United Nations Agency tears into the drug war

March 23, 2015
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United Nations Agency tears into the drug war

No, not the UNODC, but the United Nations Development Programme has nothing good to say about it.

Transform has great coverage: Another UN agency savages the drug war

Here’s...

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About the notion of cyclical support for legalization

March 21, 2015
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About the notion of cyclical support for legalization

Kevin Sabet has an recent interview with German Lopez in VOX. Most of it is the usual stuff he peddles, like wanting to somehow reduce some of the harmful...

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HAT in Nevada?

March 20, 2015
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HAT in Nevada?

Wow.

Nevada State Senate to Consider Goundbreaking Heroin-Assisted Treatment Program

Last week, Nevada State Senator Richard Segerblom introduced groundbreaking legislation, Senate Bill 275, which creates a four-year heroin-assisted treatment...

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Now Is The Time To Support Marijuana Law Reform In Your State

Marijuana law reform legislation is presently pending in states over 30 states. Is your state one of them? Visit NORML's online 'Take Action Center' here to find out.

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Just a reminder about drug scares…

March 19, 2015
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Just a reminder about drug scares…

Remember crack babies? How we lost an entire generation because crack destroyed all those new lives?

Yeah. Didn’t happen. We all know that now.

It’s good to be reminded...

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Nevada: Voters To Decide In 2016 On Statewide Measure Regulating Marijuana Sales

Nevada voters will decide next November on ballot language that seeks to regulate the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. It states, “The People of...

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