Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Montana Activists Submit Marijuana Legalization Petition Signatures For Verification

Montana residents look set to have their say on marijuana legalization after cannabis reform advocates collected the required number of signatures for...
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Recreational marijuana laws may cause increased traffic fatalities, studies find

Two new studies suggest that marijuana legalization could lead to more traffic fatalities, though the researchers behind each analysis caution that there...
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Despite Legalization, People Of Color Still Disproportionately Targeted By Police, New Studies Find

A new study backs up the findings of a recent report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); that people of color...
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Biden-Sanders Task Force Members Argue That Decriminalization Isn’t Enough

Two appointees to a criminal justice task force established by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his former rival for the...
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How The Police Are Funded By Cannabis Legalization

Marijuana legalization advocates often argue that a legal cannabis industry would serve two important public functions: create new sources of tax revenue...
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Analysis: How Cannabis Consumption Has Been Affected By Legalization in Canada

More than one year on from legalizing adult-use marijuana in Canada, a comparison of surveys on marijuana use suggest consumption rates have...
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New Mexico Governor: Cannabis Legalization Will Help Rebuild Economy Post-COVID-19

The governor of New Mexico urged the need for recreational marijuana legalization in the state to help “rebuild” an ailing economy hit...
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Cannabis Legalization Will Be Key To Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the US economy into a crisis unseen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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Study: Adult Use Legalization Linked To Reduction In Youth Drug Treatment Admissions

Adult-use marijuana legalization is not associated with a higher rate of cannabis-related youth admissions to drug treatment centers, according to the findings...
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Vermont House Speaker: Retail Marijuana Bill Will Be Reconsidered After Coronavirus Response

The Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives said the legislature will look again at a bill to tax and regulate marijuana...