Bowing To The Inevitable On Pot

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Justice Dept.  Right Not to Challenge State Laws Legalizing Marijuana Bowing to changing times and admittedly limited prosecutorial resources, the Justice Department announced last week that it would not seek to block state laws legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational … Read More

Canadian Police Chiefs propose ticket System for Pot

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Canada’s police chiefs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of reforming drug laws in the country. The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, meeting in Winnipeg this week, wants officers to have the ability to ticket people found with 30 grams … Read More

D.C. Council Bill Seeks To Decriminalize MJ

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Marijuana advocates in the District have a few friends on the D.C. Council. D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) unveiled a bill Wednesday morning that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, according to WUSA9. Under the bill, anyone … Read More

Blacks Are Singled Out for Marijuana Arrests

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Black Americans were nearly four times as likely as whites to be arrested on charges of marijuana possession in 2010, even though the two groups used the drug at similar rates, according to new federal data. This disparity had grown … Read More

Americas Coalition Suggests MJ Laws Be Relaxed

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A comprehensive report on drug policy in the Americas released Friday by a consortium of nations suggests that the legalization of marijuana, but not other illicit drugs, be considered among a range of ideas to reassess how the drug war … Read More

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