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Maryland: Governor Signs Marijuana Reform Measures Into Law

Democrat Gov. Martin O'Malley today signed two separate pieces of legislation reforming the state's marijuana laws.

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Odds and Ends

April 14, 2014
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Odds and Ends

Commissioner gives ultimatum; Vermont Reps remove PTSD language from medical marijuana bill

MONTPELIER — A House committee, poised to allow PTSD patients to qualify for medical marijuana, reversed itself Friday when the state’s top law enforcement official stepped in before the panel voted.

While heroin epidemic rages, Bain seeks profit in drug treatment...

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The Shocking Truth about what’s happening in Denver

April 12, 2014
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The Shocking Truth about what’s happening in Denver

3 Months Later, Here’s What Denver Looks Like Since Legalizing Marijuana

Three months following Colorado’s decision to legalize the production, sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana — a vote that Denver city officials including Mayor Michael Hancock, among others, fought kicking and screaming — guess what’s happened to Denver crime rates in 2014?

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Positive news in sentencing

April 10, 2014
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Positive news in sentencing

U.S. Sentencing Commission Votes to Lower Federal Drug Sentences

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The seven-member U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously today to amend federal drug sentencing guidelines. The change will reduce federal drug sentences by an average of 11 months.

“We commend the Sentencing Commission for taking this important step toward reforming federal drug sentences,”...

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More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

Lawmakers in some half-dozen states are poised to enact cannabidiol-specific legislation. But will these measures ultimately help patients?

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Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp As An Agricultural Commodity

State lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 2495/House Bill 2445, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp.

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Study: Enactment Of Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With Higher Crime Rates

The enactment of medicinal cannabis laws is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity and may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime, according to data published online in the journal PLoS ONE. "The central finding gleaned from the present study was that MML (medical marijuana legalization) is...

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Maryland: Lawmakers Eliminate Criminal Penalties For Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses

Maryland lawmakers have given final approval to legislation to eliminate criminal penalties for minor marijuana possession offenses. The forthcoming law reduces existing penalties for marijuana possession offenses involving ten grams or less from a criminal misdemeanor (presently punishable by arrest, up to 90 days in jail, a $500 fine, and a criminal record)...

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Dana Milbank saw a boobie!

April 8, 2014
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Dana Milbank saw a boobie!

In an embarrassing column in the Washington Post, Dana Milbank acts much like a young boy who just saw his first breast.

How can Congress cure political ills? Smoke some marijuana.

Except in this case, the sniggering and giggling juvenile is discussing… marijuana!

Legal marijuana is spreading like a weed redefined the meaning...

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Desperately Seeking Calamity

April 8, 2014
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Desperately Seeking Calamity

One of the things we knew would be part of the first legalization efforts was that prohibitionists would be poised to pounce on the first idiot to do something stupid in connection with legal marijuana.

And yes, we’ve had our first one: a 19-year-old, after eating a pot cookie, apparently got hostile and jumped...

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Maine House and Senate to Vote on Putting Marijuana Legalization Before State Voters

Maine House and Senate to Vote on Putting Marijuana Legalization Before State Voters

Recently, Gov. LePage introduced a bill, LD 1811, to crack down on heroin and cocaine trafficking. While we disagree with his approach (doubling-down on the War on Drugs) Sen. David Dutremble and Rep. Corey Wilson have crafted a compromise proposal in committee that would address many of the hard-drug addiction issues Maine faces, while...

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If only

April 7, 2014
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If only

Reason put together this video on April Fools Day, and even though that’s well past, I thought you should see it if you haven’t. Not only is it a fine dream of what officer interactions with the public should be like, but a good reminder on rights.

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