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Marijuana Legalization

Senator To Trump Administration: Stop Cherry-Picked Anti-Cannabis Data Effort

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today sent a letter expressing concerns with a recent news report that the White House has established a so-called Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee to support misinformed conclusions on marijuana. Bennet asked the Office of National Drug Control Policy Acting Director James Carroll to reconsider the administration’s efforts [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

NCIA Responds To Report Of Federal Efforts To Discredit Cannabis Legalization

On Wednesday, an article published in Buzzfeed News revealed details of a task force that was ostensibly created to inform the President on marijuana policy issues that are concerning to policy experts, state-licensed businesses, and advocates. The article contains internal memos that direct federal agencies to ignore data that shows positive impacts from regulating [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

New Jersey Attorney General Issues Guidance On Cannabis-Related Prosecutions

New Jersey’s Office of the Attorney General issued guidance to municipal prosecutors regarding prosecution of marijuana-related cases. This guidance comes after Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal convened a working group on marijuana prosecutions earlier this summer. Roseanne Scotti, New Jersey State Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, issued the following [read more]