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What Is Croptober?

Growing up in Oregon I can say firsthand that the Fall season is a magical time of year, and not just because the leaves on the trees are changing color. In Oregon, and on the entire West Coast, October is known for something more than just Halloween – it’s also [read more]

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Senator Secures Commitment From Trump Administration To Use Objective Cannabis Data

In response to a letter from Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) committed to “be completely objective and dispassionate” in collecting scientific research to inform federal marijuana policy. This commitment follows a news report that the White House established a Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee to support misinformed [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Louisiana: African Americans Disproportionately Arrested For Marijuana Possession Offenses

African Americans in Louisiana are disproportionately arrested for low-level marijuana possession offenses, according to an analysis of 2016 arrest data conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Investigators reported that blacks were arrested for marijuana possession at approximately three times the rate of whites. In some regions of the state, this disparity [read more]