Wednesday, October 28, 2020
New Data Suggests Legalization Not Linked to Increases in Vehicle-Pedestrial Fatalities

New Data Suggests Legalization Not Linked to Increases in Vehicle-Pedestrial Fatalities

Marijuana legalization, whether medical or recreational, is not associated with an increase in traffic fatalities concerning pedestrians, according to new research.
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House Votes To Protect Legal States Against Federal Interference

The House of Representatives approved an amendment to a defense spending bill that would protect marijuana businesses operating legally under state, territory,...
Youth cannabis use decline in legalized states

Anti-Marijuana White House Official Admits Youth Use Has Fallen Since Legalization

A top official from the White House’s anti-drug office conceded that, contrary to the claims of many marijuana prohibitionists, youth cannabis use...
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Are States That Legalized Marijuana Living Up To Their Social Equity Goals?

The first states to legalize cannabis, Colorado and Washington, didn’t give a great deal of thought to social equity – the idea...
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Colorado Governor Could Mass-Pardon Marijuana Possession Convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is one pen stroke away from having expanded powers to pardon persons in the state with low-level marijuana...
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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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AOC: Colorado Is Doing A ‘Great Job’ With Marijuana Legalization

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) praised Colorado’s marijuana industry for generating tax revenues for public services such as schools. Ocasio-Cortez...
Marijuana Deliveries Would Reduce Impaired Driving

Colorado Governor: Marijuana Deliveries Would Reduce Impaired Driving

On July 26, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) said that his administration is aiming to reduce impaired driving by legalizing home delivery...
Pot-Sniffing Dogs Cannot Be Used Without Probable Cause

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Pot-Sniffing Dogs Cannot Be Used Without Probable Cause

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that probable cause is required before subjecting individuals to sniff tests from dogs trained to alert police...
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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...