Saturday, July 20, 2019
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This 2020 Presidential Candidate Actually Has a Plan for Legalization

While nearly all of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have committed to descheduling marijuana at the federal level, few have said how...
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Cory Booker Promises To Grant Clemency To Thousands Of Nonviolent Drug War Offenders

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), one of a crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, pledged to immediately grant clemency to more than...
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Congressional Vote Would Prevent Federal Interference In Legalized States

In a momentous vote, a Congressional chamber approved a bipartisan amendment that would halt federal interference in states with legal marijuana programs.
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Congressional Report Questions Whether Marijuana Use Impairs Driving

A congressional research body tasked by the House and Senate to determine whether marijuana impairs driving said in a recent report that...
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Colorado Marijuana Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion

Five years since Colorado opened its recreational marijuana market in 2014, cannabis tax revenues have exceeded $1 billion. According...
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U.S. Prosecutors Visit Portugal to Learn About Innovative Decriminalization Model

A delegation of prosecutors from major U.S. cities visited Portugal last month to learn about the country's successful implementation of drug decriminalization...
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Senator Schumer and Representative Jeffries to Reintroduce Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Democratic Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) announced plans to reintroduce legislation that would decriminalize marijuana...
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Trump Administration: State-Legal Marijuana Use Makes Immigrants Ineligible for Citizenship

Using cannabis or involvement in marijuana-related businesses – even in states where it is legal – makes applicants for naturalization ineligible for...
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Lawmakers Push for Legal Protections for Universities Researching Cannabis

A bipartisan group of representatives on Capitol Hill has appealed to the House to ensure that universities conducting studies on cannabis do...
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Biden Announces Candidacy For President: Where Does He Stand On Marijuana Reform?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has confirmed his third run for the White House in an announcement made at the end of...