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Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Poll: 3 Of 4 Americans Want Trump To Respect State Laws

A new Survey USA poll commissioned by Marijuana Majority finds the strongest support yet for letting states legalize cannabis without federal interference. In the survey of 1,500 American adults, three out of four (76%) say that states should be able to implement their own marijuana laws regardless of federal prohibition. […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Adult Use Marijuana Laws Do Not Adversely Impact Traffic Fatality Rates

The enactment of statewide laws regulating the adult use and sale of cannabis is not associated with subsequent changes in traffic fatality rates, according to an analysis of traffic safety data published today in the American Journal of Public Health. Investigators from the University of Texas-Austin evaluated crash fatality rates in […]

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Marijuana Science

Medical Cannabis Patient Advocacy Group Partners With University Of Maryland

On Thursday, June 22nd, the Patient Focused Certification (PFC) Training Program will unveil its new training platform on the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s online learning platform. The partnership between PFC and the School of Pharmacy’s Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions (CIPS) is directed toward medical cannabis businesses to […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Vermont House Republicans Kill Marijuana Legalization Bill

By Phillip Smith Vermont will not become the first state to legalize marijuana through the legislative process—at least for now. House Republicans on Wednesday evening killed a last chance effort to get it done this year by refusing to take up a compromise legalization bill that had been passed by […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Tuesday: Congressional Briefing On Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

On Tuesday afternoon, there will be a Congressional briefing on Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), a highly successful pre-booking diversion program. The briefing will take place on Tuesday June 20, at 1230pm at SVC 209-08. Lunch will be served. Senator Capito (R-WV) and Senator Warren (D-MA) will offer remarks, and […]

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Marijuana Legalization

The Drug Policy Alliance Statement On The Acquittal Of Officer Yanez

Friday, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, an African American man, during a traffic stop. In an incident that shocked the nation, Mr. Castile’s girlfriend live-streamed the moments following the shooting on Facebook while sitting in the car along […]