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Canadian Lawmaker Vapes Marijuana And Doesn't Care What Anyone Thinks - Marijuana Moment

Fri, Oct 19, 2018 - 11:16 am

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Canadian Lawmaker Vapes Marijuana And Doesn't Care What Anyone Thinks
Marijuana Moment
A Canadian member of Parliament openly consumes marijuana, something he says will be completely normal and not at all noteworthy soon in light of the country's new legalization law that went into effect this week. “Just as someone might have a glass of ...

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Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says - Marijuana Moment

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 2:28 pm

Marijuana Moment

Marijuana And Other Drugs Should Be Legalized, Likely Next House Judiciary Chair Says
Marijuana Moment
A Democratic lawmaker who many political observers believe will likely be the next chairman of the powerful U.S. House Judiciary Committee implied in an interview on Wednesday that he supports legalizing other currently illicit drugs in addition to ...

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As Canada stops treating cannabis as a 'social evil,' police look to 'culture change' in enforcement - Toronto Star

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 1:28 pm

Toronto Star

As Canada stops treating cannabis as a 'social evil,' police look to 'culture change' in enforcement
Toronto Star
As a result, he became a member of the Canadian chapter of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, formerly known as Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. He says that among other retired police officers and judges he has not heard any opposition to ...

Trump Administration Has Calm Response To Canadian Marijuana Legalization - Marijuana Moment

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 11:05 am

Marijuana Moment

Trump Administration Has Calm Response To Canadian Marijuana Legalization
Marijuana Moment
Canada's new marijuana legalization law went into effect on Wednesday, and the U.S. federal government's response so far has been mostly muted and dispassionate. The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, for example, posted a few calm and friendly videos simply ...

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GOP Congressman Visits Marijuana Dispensary With Bus Full Of Senior Citizens - Marijuana Moment

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 9:43 am

Marijuana Moment

GOP Congressman Visits Marijuana Dispensary With Bus Full Of Senior Citizens
Marijuana Moment
A Republican congressman in the midst of an especially challenging reelection race took time on Tuesday to accompany a literal busload of elderly citizens on a visit to a marijuana store. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who is one of Congress's leading ...

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Read Rep. Earl Blumenauer's Marijuana Memo To Democrats On 2019 Legalization - Marijuana Moment

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 6:53 am

Marijuana Moment

Read Rep. Earl Blumenauer's Marijuana Memo To Democrats On 2019 Legalization
Marijuana Moment
On Wednesday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) issued a memo to his party's leadership laying out a step-by-step process for how they can pass marijuana legislation in 2019 should they control one or both chambers of Congress. Read the full memo below:.

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US Senator Celebrates Canada's New Marijuana Legalization Law - Marijuana Moment

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 6:27 am

Marijuana Moment

US Senator Celebrates Canada's New Marijuana Legalization Law
Marijuana Moment
A U.S. senator says that the marijuana legalization policy going into effect in Canada this week should serve as a model for American cannabis laws. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) released the following statement on Tuesday: “Canada has recognized what ...

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Marijuana Licensing Bill Has 'Negligible' Fiscal Impacts, Congressional Budget Office Says - Marijuana Moment

Thu, Oct 11, 2018 - 4:48 pm

Marijuana Moment

Marijuana Licensing Bill Has 'Negligible' Fiscal Impacts, Congressional Budget Office Says
Marijuana Moment
A marijuana research bill approved by a key U.S. House committee last month would have a “negligible” effect on direct federal spending, according a new analysis from Congress's official fiscal analyst. The legislation would force the Department of ...

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US Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers - Marijuana Moment

Thu, Oct 11, 2018 - 2:56 pm

Marijuana Moment

US Government Loosens Border Policy For Canadian Marijuana Industry Workers
Marijuana Moment
Roughly one week before Canada's legalization of marijuana goes into effect, the U.S. government has issued a clarification to an earlier policy announcement that many feared would prevent people who work or invest in the marijuana industry from ...

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Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification - Marijuana Moment

Thu, Oct 11, 2018 - 3:50 am

Marijuana Moment

Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification
Marijuana Moment
The federal government wants your input on whether marijuana should be reclassified under global drug treaties to which the U.S. is a party. Specifically, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking for public comments about the “abuse ...

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What's on MPR News – 10/9/18 - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Tue, Oct 9, 2018 - 7:11 am

What's on MPR News – 10/9/18
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Guests: LaDoris Cordell, retired judge of the Superior Court of California; Shannon Spalding, Chicago police officer; Patrick Smith, criminal justice reporter, WBEZ Chicago; Neill Franklin, executive director, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. 11 a ...

Federal jury finds Martin sheriff's deputy made illegal seizure when taking crash bystander's phone - TCPalm

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 - 5:35 pm

TCPalm

Federal jury finds Martin sheriff's deputy made illegal seizure when taking crash bystander's phone
TCPalm
FORT PIERCE — A jury's verdict earlier this week in a federal lawsuit against a Martin County Sheriff's Office deputy could have statewide implications. A jury of six women and one man in U.S. District Court deliberated for only an hour Wednesday ...

Illinois- When do laws matter? - Edgar County Watchdogs

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 - 11:31 am

Edgar County Watchdogs

Illinois- When do laws matter?
Edgar County Watchdogs
NAACP of Champaign County; National Council of African-American Men; North End Breakfast Club (President); Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club; Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (honorary member); Church of the Living God; WEFT Radio Station; Urban ...

The battle for marijuana legalization reaches the ballot box - Spartan Newsroom

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 8:20 pm

Spartan Newsroom

The battle for marijuana legalization reaches the ballot box
Spartan Newsroom
Howard Wooldridge, co-founder of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and founder and drug policy expert for Citizens Opposing Prohibition.org, also advocates for Proposal 1 to decrease marijuana arrests and ensure that police officers are able ...

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Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 4:44 pm
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Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day - Marijuana Moment

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 8:50 am

Marijuana Moment

Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day
Marijuana Moment
When voters head to the polls in November, they won't just be deciding on U.S. senators, members of Congress, governors and other elected officials. They'll also be voting on a number of far-reaching marijuana ballot initiatives. Some concern full ...

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What It's Really Like To Go Undercover As A Drug Dealer [Video] - 2oceansvibe News

Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 9:00 am

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What It's Really Like To Go Undercover As A Drug Dealer [Video]
2oceansvibe News
In case you were wondering, LEAP UK (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) is an advocacy group formed exclusively of ex-law enforcement officials that calls for the legal regulation of illegal drugs. So this guy really knows what he's talking about.

Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization - Marijuana Moment

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 - 1:13 pm

Marijuana Moment

Idaho Gubernatorial Candidates Disagree On Marijuana Legalization
Marijuana Moment
Marijuana is an increasingly prominent issue in many political races this year. Even in campaigns where cannabis is not a central concern, the candidates are often taking strong positions on legalization when asked about it. Here's a look at where the ...

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Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows - Marijuana Moment

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm

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Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows
Marijuana Moment
Marijuana arrests are rising in the U.S., even as more states legalize cannabis. There is now an average of one marijuana bust roughly every 48 seconds, according to a new FBI report released on Monday. Please visit Forbes to read the rest of this piece.

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Drugs gangs trick vapers with 'spice' - The Guardian

Sat, Sep 22, 2018 - 11:00 am

The Guardian

Drugs gangs trick vapers with 'spice'
The Guardian
Neil Woods, a former undercover police officer who now campaigns for a regulated drug market with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, said the refusal to reveal its contents was “as despicable as you can get”. “But that's going to happen ...

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