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President Obama Commutes The Sentences Of 79 More People

Today, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 79 people incarcerated in federal prison, almost all of whom were serving time under outdated and harsh drug sentences. This round of commutations brings the number of prisoners whose sentences have been commuted under President Obama to more than 1,000. The commutation […]

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Global Commission On Drugs Calls For WorldWide Drug Decriminalization

By Phillip Smith In a report released Monday, global leaders denounced harsh responses to drug use, such as the mass killing of drug users in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte, and called for worldwide drug decriminalization. The report, Advancing Drug Policy Reform: A New Approach to Drug Decriminalization, is […]

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What’s The Difference Between Indica And Sativa Marijuana?

Sativa Marijuana Vs. Indica Marijuana You’ve heard the basics from your stoner buddy or your local budtender, depending on whether you’re one of the lucky ones who live where you can shop for marijuana legally. “Indica means ‘in-da-couch’, man; it’s gonna give you a heavy body high,” she might tell you, […]

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When Is Marijuana Officially Legal In Massachusetts?

Massachusetts voters approved Question 4 on Election Day 2016 by a vote of 53.57% to 46.43%. Massachusetts was joined by Maine in becoming the first two states on the East Coast to legalize recreational marijuana. The victories in both states have already jump started conversations in surrounding state legislatures to […]

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Businesses With Liquor Licenses Should Be Allowed To Permit Marijuana Use

Marijuana is legal in more places than ever, but there are still a lot of circumstances that marijuana use is prohibited, even in legal states. Voters in eight states, and Washington D.C., have voted to regulate marijuana like alcohol. However, marijuana consumers are still discriminated against in many settings. Marijuana […]

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When Is Marijuana Officially Legal In Nevada?

Voters in Nevada approved Question 2 on November 8, 2016. The initiative legalizes the possession of up to one ounce by adults that are 21 years old or older. The initiative also legalizes the cultivation of up to 6 plants by adults 21 years old or older and also permits […]

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Can I Get Fired For Smoking Legal Marijuana?

Reform is spreading like crazy all over America. Parts of America that were once thought to be ‘off limits’ for reform are now ‘in play.’ Over 21% of Americans now live where voters have approved recreational marijuana legalization. Over half of the states in America (28 to be exact) have […]

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Trump Selects Marijuana Opponent Jeff Sessions To Be Attorney General

If you were still celebrating the watershed election that just occurred, chances are you are feeling a bit that the honeymoon is over if you have been following politics today. President-elect Donald Trump has made his selection for Attorney General, and it could prove to have serious consequences for the […]