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Washington, DC. February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015
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Washington, DC. February 26, 2015

Oh, wait…

No, that was Washington, DC in 1814. Sorry.

My bad.

Ah, here we go.

Um… no.

That’s from the fictional movie “Independence Day.”

Hmmm…

Where are all the scenes of destruction from today’s cataclysm?

DC Legalizes Pot, Ignoring House Republicans

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District of Columbia: Voter-Approved Depenalization Plan To Become Law

District of Columbia: Voter-Approved Depenalization Plan To Become Law

District of Columbia officials are moving forward with implementing a voter-approved initiative depenalizing offenses involving the personal possession and/or cultivation of cannabis by adults, which is anticipated to take effect at 12:01am tonight.

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Comparing drugs

February 25, 2015
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Comparing drugs

A number of people have been talking about this article: How scientists rank drugs from most to least dangerous — and why the rankings are flawed.

I understand the concerns about rankings. Certainly, there are a lot of different ways to make comparisons, and...

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Poll: No Buyer’s Remorse In Colorado

Nearly six out of ten Coloradans say that they support keeping retail marijuana production and sales legal, according to statewide polling data released by Quinnipiac University. The figure...

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NORML Responds To Marijuana And Psychosis Claims

NORML Responds To Marijuana And Psychosis Claims

Last week, in what is becoming a semi-annual mainstream media ritual, news outlets around the globe published sensational headlines alleging that consuming cannabis will drives people crazy.

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Alaska Legalization Law Takes Effect

Alaska Legalization Law Takes Effect

Legislation enacted by voters in November legalizing the personal use and cultivation of marijuana takes effect today.

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Posse Comitatus as an argument against marijuana legalizers?

February 24, 2015
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Posse Comitatus as an argument against marijuana legalizers?

Mark Kleiman delivers what may be his most tortured and convoluted attach on marijuana legalization to date.

Over at “About News,” where they ironically credit Kleiman as their “Marijuana...

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The sometimes painfully slow growth of activist memes.

February 23, 2015
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The sometimes painfully slow growth of activist memes.

Reading my Facebook feed this morning, I saw a number of references to John Legend’s acceptance speech at the Oscars last night: Oscars 2015: John Legend Makes Slavery Comparison...

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The Impact of Big Money in the Marijuana Legalization Movement

The Impact of Big Money in the Marijuana Legalization Movement

One indisputable fact is that big-money interests have now surfaced in a number of states, seeking to influence the type of legalization adopted in specific states, and to profit...

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Congressional Legislation Introduced to Get the Federal Government Out of the Marijuana Enforcement Business

Congressional Legislation Introduced to Get the Federal Government Out of the Marijuana Enforcement Business

Legislation was introduced Friday in the US House of Representatives to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. House Resolution 1013, the Regulate...

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Coalition for Public Safety

February 20, 2015
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Coalition for Public Safety

Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform

Usually bitter adversaries, Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress have found at least one thing they can...

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31 States Are Considering Marijuana Law Reform, Is Yours One of Them?

31 States Are Considering Marijuana Law Reform, Is Yours One of Them?

At post time, there are 31 states that currently have pending marijuana law reform legislation. These measures deal with a wide array of topics including decriminalization, record expungement, medical...

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