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However, tucked into the federal spending bill passed by Congress in December was a provision introduced by Rep. Andy Harris
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The pro-cannabis Marijuana Policy Project said ill effects of pot on children was of huge concern but that thousands of children
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What may seem like a surprisingly fast turn toward legalization has actually been a long, slow movement against pot's prohibition -- one that began in the early 1960s, peaked in the late '70s, and then failed to secure a single major victory again until the late '90s.
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If you run a medical marijuana dispensary, or a legal marijuana business in Colorado, how do you get paid? Federal laws enacted during the war on drugs in the 1980s barred banks from doing business with "drug traffickers."
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The roll-out of recreational sales in Colorado and then Washington comes as a broader trend of liberalization and pro-pot
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"Rather than acting as a deterrent, the US criminalization of marijuana drains precious resources, clogs our legal system
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Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder turned billionaire philanthropist, voted to legalize marijuana in his home state of Washington.
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Gates, who is the nation's wealthiest individual and is heavily involved in public health causes, said a key effect of the
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Bill Gates voted “yes” on the 2012 referendum that legalized marijuana in his home state, he told BuzzFeed in an interview
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Moen, whose jump has been criticized by his former boss at the DEA, said that even as his profile within the agency rose
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He's been a cop, a sheriff's deputy and a DEA agent. And now Patrick Moen is taking on his latest assignment: helping sell marijuana. But he isn't going undercover -- he's going to work for a legal business that supports the marijuana industry.
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Last month, 296 days after voters in Colorado and Washington decided to legalize marijuana, the U.S. Justice Department responded
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“This office has always prioritized cases involving key federal interests: protecting federal lands, disrupting international
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WASHINGTON -- Nearly six months after Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department's response to the legalization
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Washington and Colorado, both states that have legalized the use of marijuana recreationally, will serve as litmus tests
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Marijuana activists in Alaska took an important step Tuesday toward making their state the third in the nation to approve
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Given forty years of escalation of the war on drugs in the U.S. and around the world, the global consensus that the policy is a deadly and costly failure, and that policies that hurt our fragile economies must be fixed, we need a new Shafer Commission to develop and recommend a drug policy that saves lives.
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Now that most of the world's problems are close to being resolved (except for the treaty regulating global trade in conventional arms) the United Nations can begin to focus on non-violent internal affairs in member nations such as the United States.
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CHANGING TIDE? A political arm of the alliance spent more than $1.6 million as one of the main funders of the Washington