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2014/10/30 19:38
2014/10/30 19:38
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Oregon's Measure 91, which would allow the legalization of recreational marijuana, remains a highly-debated ballot measure in the run-up to Tuesday's election, but what would passage of the measure...
2014/10/30 19:38
2014/10/30 19:38
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2014/10/30 15:35
2014/10/30 15:35
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On Thursday, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the D.C. Branch of the National Organization for Women came out in support of...
2014/10/29 12:28
2014/10/29 12:28
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The pro-legalization campaigns in Oregon and Alaska are financed largely by national organizations. In Alaska, 84 percent of the $867,000 raised by legalization proponents at Yes on Ballot Measure 2...
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2014/10/28 21:48
2014/10/28 21:48
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Medical cannabis patients who’ve grown accustomed to chronic shortages of legally grown marijuana may have to wait awhile longer before harvest yields increase in New Mexico. Last week in a Santa Fe...
2014/10/28 14:36
2014/10/28 14:36
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All four ads from Two is Enough D.C., some of which the campaign says have already started running, are embedded below. LL's favorite is the Washington monument above, which posits a giant joint...
2014/10/26 02:49
2014/10/26 02:49
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Even the most outspoken critics of a New Jersey ballot measure to eliminate the right to bail for those accused of crimes say they support the intent: Keeping the most dangerous suspects behind bars...
2014/10/24 16:08
2014/10/24 16:08
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A selection of health policy stories from Maine, Arizona, Missouri, Oregon, California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Kentucky and Connecticut. The three candidates for governor clashed Tuesday...
2014/10/22 14:45
2014/10/22 14:45
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As a candidate for New York City mayor last year, Bill de Blasio promised to end marijuana arrests, noting that they have “disastrous consequences for individuals and their families,” such as making...
2014/10/22 12:59
2014/10/22 12:59
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Published: October 22, 2014 - 6:52 am In a letter to Atlanta-based Ocwen Financial Corp., New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky says the mortgage-servicing company backdated...
2014/10/15 02:45
2014/10/15 02:45
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A high-ranking State Department official called for "flexible" interpretations of international drug control treaties at the United Nations in New York City last week, citing marijuana legalization in...
2014/10/14 15:07
2014/10/14 15:07
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WASHINGTON -- A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges. Pot legalization supporters in...
2014/10/13 22:58
2014/10/13 22:58
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Health officials urge hospitals to 'think Ebola,' launch review of patient-treatment practices DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and...
2014/10/10 00:52
2014/10/10 00:52
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While treatment advocates applaud the governor's attention to the issue, some say more action - and funding - are needed. "Everyone is happy it's getting attention," said Roseanne Scotti, New Jersey...
2014/10/08 13:41
2014/10/08 13:41
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Police Say Legal Marijuana Allows Them to Focus on More Serious Crime By Kara Mason - Three jurisdictions, Washington, D.C., Oregon and Alaska, are following Colorado and Washington’s path to...
2014/10/07 23:33
2014/10/07 23:33
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WASHINGTON — Lawmakers in the nation’s capital continued a push toward liberalizing its marijuana laws on Tuesday, approving a bill that would make it easier than in any state for nonviolent marijuana...
2014/10/07 04:29
2014/10/07 04:29
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THE entrepreneurs of the young US marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and...
2014/10/06 13:18
2014/10/06 13:18
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The move is a result of the country’s new criminal law, which took effect Aug. 10. It treats “drug mules” who commit the low-profit, high-risk offense more as vulnerable people exploited by cartels...
2014/10/06 05:34
2014/10/06 05:34
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Bennington College to host conference on incarceration BENNINGTON -- Bennington College has announced that it will hold a two-day conference focused on improving the justice and incarceration system...
2014/10/03 21:48
2014/10/03 21:48
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After a summer's worth of organizing for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative and several twists and turns, organizers are preparing for the campaign's next phase. On Monday, the DecrimNM...
2014/10/02 08:21
2014/10/02 08:21
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A top-level international panel says that global drug-control policies should make a major shift from prohibition to decriminalization and regulation. In a 43-page report released mid-September, the...
2014/10/30 19:38
2014/10/30 19:38
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