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Pennsylvania Cannabis Possession Arrests In Decline

Arrests for marijuana possession in Pennsylvania declined sharply in 2019, according to preliminary data released from the state’s Police Uniform Crime Reporting...
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Are Senate Republicans To Blame For Widespread Dispensary Robberies?

Last year’s passage of the SAFE Banking Act through Congress, after six years of trying, was a landmark event for marijuana reform...
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Chief Justice Reports Continuing Decline In Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

Federal prosecutions of cannabis-related crimes fell by 28 percent in 2019, according to an annual report signed off by Supreme Court Justice...
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New Online Course Educates Cops On Cannabis

A cannabis education group has set up what may be the world’s first online training program for law enforcement officials to learn...
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Tennessee Marijuana Policy Makes Prosecuting Recreational Users Unlikely

Tennessee's lead law enforcement agency sent a memo to police divisions throughout the state which suggests that individuals found with small amounts...
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Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Announces Plan For Marijuana Legalization And Expungement If Elected

2020 Democratic candidate Julián Castro said he would legalize marijuana, expunge past cannabis-related convictions, and allocate funds to communities most harmed by...
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Cannabis Arrests Rise For Third Consecutive Year, FBI Data Reveals

Eleven states have legalized marijuana, others have passed decriminalization measures, and several recent polls indicate that a clear majority of Americans support...
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Pennsylvania Implements Expedited Pardon Process For Those With Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Pennsylvania has introduced an expedited process to have low-level marijuana convictions expunged from an individual's criminal record. The Pennsylvania...
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Lawsuits Likely To Follow Recent Vaping Health Crisis

The vaping health crisis in the U.S. will lead to lawsuits that could threaten the existence of the entire industry, as well...
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Plane Carrying Five Pounds Of Illegal Hash Oil Crash Lands In Oregon

Two men from Idaho crash-landed a small private plane onto a quiet suburban street in Medford, Oregon after an engine malfunction forced...