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New Mexico’s 2017 Cannabis Conundrum

The New Mexico state Legislature has convened for a 60-day session with Democrats back in control of both chambers. The nation’s only unsalaried Legislature gathered Tuesday in Santa Fe to consider a wide range of policy initiatives and address a state budget crisis brought on by a downturn in the […]

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Obama Grants Clemency To 273 More Individuals

Today, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 209 people incarcerated in federal prison, and handed out 64 pardons. This brings the number of prisoners who have been granted clemency under President Obama to 1,597. The commutations and pardons represent the Obama Administration’s push to overhaul the criminal justice system, […]