Saturday, September 26, 2020
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7 Shot Dead at Large-Scale Illegal California Marijuana Operation

Local law enforcement report seven people were shot dead at an illegal cannabis growing operation in Aguanga, a rural Southern Californian town.
Virginia Marijuana Reform Bills

Virginia Legislature Approves Multiple Marijuana Reform Bills, Considers Broader Legalization

Virginia lawmakers have been busy approving a raft of limited marijuana reform legislation during a special summer session, with full cannabis legalization...
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Nebraskan Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative Faces a Legal Challenge in The Supreme Court

State officials in Nebraska confirmed a measure to legalize medical marijuana garnered enough verified signatures to qualify for the November ballot but...
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House Lawmakers Prepare for Historic Vote to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote this month on a bill to remove marijuana from the list of federally...
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What Trump Could Gain (And Lose) By Legalizing Marijuana

President Trump has rarely commented publicly on marijuana legalization unless prompted. When asked his administration’s position on the issue, he generally says...
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Pennsylvania Gov Calls for Marijuana Legalization to Help Pandemic Relief Efforts

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf implored the Republican-controlled legislature to legalize adult-use cannabis to help the state’s COVID-19 economic recovery.
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Medical Marijuana Patients Take Lawsuit Against DEA to Supreme Court

Medical marijuana advocates filed a petition with the US Supreme Court declaring federal cannabis prohibition unconstitutional. The lawsuit, made against the Drug...
CRS Congressional Report Legalization Hurts Drug Cartels

Congressional Researchers Acknowledge Legalization Reduces Drug Cartel Profits

Marijuana legalization in states across the US, as well as Canada, means less demand for cannabis trafficked from Mexico to service the...
Joe Biden Drug Courts

Joe Biden’s Drug Courts Plan Will Only Prolong The War on Drugs

Biden-Sanders task force calls for an end to the war on drugs but recommends drug court interventions that will disproportionately target people...
Federal Cannabis Testing Program

Federal Cannabis Testing Program Launched to Help Inform Consumers

A federal agency is starting a cannabis plant testing program so consumers can purchase marijuana from dispensaries safe in the knowledge the...