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Stamford Advocate
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Cannabis | Prince Ea | Legalize Marijuanaby the War on Drugs. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, cre
Cannabis | Prince Ea | Legalize Marijuana
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
by the War on Drugs. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creative history lesson. Let's share it with the world and vote to end marijuana prohibition in November. Tony Newman is the communications director for Drug Policy Allian... Read more
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Business Insider
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuanaprohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at
California may be the ‘tipping point’ for the battle over marijuana
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
prohibition as an ineffective and racist policy," Amanda Reiman, a lecturer at UC Berkeley and a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Business Insider in an email. But even though the polls show that a majority of voters support... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Yes We Cannabisby the drug war. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creativ
Yes We Cannabis
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 2 days ago
by the drug war. Prince Ea has given us a gift with this entertaining, creative history lesson. Let's share it with the world and vote to end marijuana prohibition this November. Tony Newman is communications director for the Drug Policy Alli... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativaa notorious record of stalling, impeding, or otherwise obstructing sound medica
Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativa
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
a notorious record of stalling, impeding, or otherwise obstructing sound medical Cannabis research, according to the U.S. Drug Policy Alliance (Drug Policy Alliance, accessed January, 2016). Another issue with what little research the U.S.... Read more
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Raw Story
“Support. Don’t punish”—Protestors project powerful anti-drug war images onto Brooklyn detention centerrepresenting organizations like Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, VOCAL-New
“Support. Don’t punish”—Protestors project powerful anti-drug war images onto Brooklyn detention center
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
representing organizations like Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, VOCAL-New York, the Harm Reduction Coalition, the Drug Policy Alliance and the Open Society Foundations. The images were projected onto the Detention Complex building... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Rightwho is also a judge, in his office. (Emily Berl / The Atlantic) Daniel Abraham
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Right
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
who is also a judge, in his office. (Emily Berl / The Atlantic) Daniel Abrahamson, the director of legal affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance, is an energetic critic of certain aspects of drug courts. “One of the problems with drug courts is you... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
WNY med. marijuana dispensary cuts hourssee a pharmacist. "To see Bloomfield cutting its hours... is really disappoint
WNY med. marijuana dispensary cuts hours
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
see a pharmacist. "To see Bloomfield cutting its hours... is really disappointing," said Julie Netherland with New York's Drug Policy Alliance, a top medical marijuana advocacy group. "I think it's a sign that in some ways the program may not be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Secretary of state gets medical marijuana petitionsfor Compassionate Care has raised $125,850, according to its latest financial r
Secretary of state gets medical marijuana petitions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
for Compassionate Care has raised $125,850, according to its latest financial report. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approaches Political Action Committee.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Secretary of state gets 'pot' petitionsfor Compassionate Care has raised $125,850, according to its latest financial r
Secretary of state gets 'pot' petitions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
for Compassionate Care has raised $125,850, according to its latest financial report. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approaches Political Action Committee.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
A doctor talks about treating patients with cannabis in NYfor her patients, with both drugs and physician visits rarely covered by insura
A doctor talks about treating patients with cannabis in NY
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
for her patients, with both drugs and physician visits rarely covered by insurance. A recent informal survey by the Drug Policy Alliance of 255 patients and caregivers seeking cannabis medication in New York found that the cost of consulting... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
What it's like to be a marijuana-friendly doctor in NYfor her patients, with both drugs and physician visits rarely covered by insura
What it's like to be a marijuana-friendly doctor in NY
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
for her patients, with both drugs and physician visits rarely covered by insurance. A recent informal survey by the Drug Policy Alliance of 255 patients and caregivers seeking cannabis medication in New York found that the cost of consulting... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Docs, drug-policy advocates push back on one piece of plan to tackle opioid epidemicadvocates say not all the measures in the package are based on scientific evide
Docs, drug-policy advocates push back on one piece of plan to tackle opioid epidemic
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
advocates say not all the measures in the package are based on scientific evidence. Both doctors and groups like the Drug Policy Alliance, VOCAL-NY and the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers are pushing back against a bill... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Opioid-abuse bill comes straight out of Cuomo's playbookfor abuse. Absent are the tough-on-crime measures proposed by state Republican
Opioid-abuse bill comes straight out of Cuomo's playbook
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
for abuse. Absent are the tough-on-crime measures proposed by state Republicans. Doctors and groups including the Drug Policy Alliance, VOCAL-NY and the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers pushed back against a provision... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Drug Courts Can Help End Addictionbetween medical treatment and non-medical use of opioids, which is ridiculous,”
How Drug Courts Can Help End Addiction
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
between medical treatment and non-medical use of opioids, which is ridiculous,” said Daniel Abrahamson, the co-author of a Drug Policy Alliance report on the topic. “The best, most studied, most effective intervention for opioid dependence for the... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Prison Is Not the Answerjail overnight, for a couple of days, for a couple of weeks, for a couple month
When Prison Is Not the Answer
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
jail overnight, for a couple of days, for a couple of weeks, for a couple months,” said Daniel Abrahamson, a co-author of a Drug Policy Alliance study on drug courts. “They call it different things: flash incarceration, therapeutic incarceration.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In ballot drives, $790,000 collectedCare is backing the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act. The group has raised $125,85
In ballot drives, $790,000 collected
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Care is backing the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act. The group has raised $125,850. It received $25,000 from the Drug Policy Alliance; $25,000 from the Marijuana Policy Project; and $12,500 from New Approaches Political Action Committee.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Docs, drug-policy advocates push back on one piece of plan to tackle opioid epidemicadvocates say not all the measures in the package are based on scientific evide
Docs, drug-policy advocates push back on one piece of plan to tackle opioid epidemic
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
advocates say not all the measures in the package are based on scientific evidence. Both doctors and groups like the Drug Policy Alliance, VOCAL-NY and the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers are pushing back against a bill... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. Senate struggles with concept of prescription heroin, injection sitesof heroin addiction than prescription heroin. The other three speakers were Et
U.S. Senate struggles with concept of prescription heroin, injection sites
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
of heroin addiction than prescription heroin. The other three speakers were Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance; David W. Murray, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute; and Frederick Ryan, chief of police in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The activists helping illegal pot dealers turn into legit marijuana businessmenthe industry, said Amanda Reiman, who is launching the project and is also the
The activists helping illegal pot dealers turn into legit marijuana businessmen
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
the industry, said Amanda Reiman, who is launching the project and is also the manager of marijuana law and policy for the Drug Policy Alliance. “We want people who were formerly involved in cannabis to stay involved in cannabis … That would help... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
TODAY: Elected Officials, Community Members and Civil Rights Groups Demand Racial Equity in New York's Response to the Heroin and Opioid Crisisdeal with the years of “lock them up” policies that have devastated communities
TODAY: Elected Officials, Community Members and Civil Rights Groups Demand Racial Equity in New York's Response to the Heroin and Opioid Crisis
CommonDreams.org / Posted 23 days ago
deal with the years of “lock them up” policies that have devastated communities throughout New York State. "I applaud the Drug Policy Alliance and VOCAL-NY for standing up for marginalized communities that have for decades now been plagued and... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 24 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 25 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Melfort Journal / Posted 26 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Roll Call
Ayotte Pushes Opioid Penalties on Defense Billwill often use these trafficking charges against users," said Michael Collins,
Ayotte Pushes Opioid Penalties on Defense Bill
Roll Call / Posted 27 days ago
will often use these trafficking charges against users," said Michael Collins, Deputy Director of the Drug Policy Alliance. He said there is no doubt in his mind that more drug users would be unfairly prosecuted if the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
This Grandmother Is Breaking Into The Weed IndustrySo, they closed their doors. When she tells this story, she cries.” In a publi
This Grandmother Is Breaking Into The Weed Industry
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 28 days ago
So, they closed their doors. When she tells this story, she cries.” In a public conversation with Asha Bandele of the Drug Policy Alliance, Taylor explains the history behind her family’s fears. “In many ways the imagery doesn’t sit right,”... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Push To Crack Down on Drug That Killed Prince Echoes Fight From 1980sa strong push to do criminal-justice reform for drug-related crimes," said Mich
Push To Crack Down on Drug That Killed Prince Echoes Fight From 1980s
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
a strong push to do criminal-justice reform for drug-related crimes," said Michael Collins, deputy director of the Drug Policy Alliance. "This flies in the face of all of that." Collins said half a gram is so little that, if a prosecutor... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Push To Crack Down on Drug That Killed Prince Echoes Fight From 1980sa strong push to do criminal-justice reform for drug-related crimes," said Mich
Push To Crack Down on Drug That Killed Prince Echoes Fight From 1980s
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
a strong push to do criminal-justice reform for drug-related crimes," said Michael Collins, deputy director of the Drug Policy Alliance. "This flies in the face of all of that." Collins said half a gram is so little that, if a prosecutor... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Sarnia Observer / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Chatham Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Welland Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Strathmore Standard / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Northumberland Today / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Whitecourt Star / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Lacombe Globe / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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Hinton Parklander
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
Hinton Parklander / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-bakedstay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn
Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 28 days ago
stay in your bloodstream for weeks, long after any desultory effects have worn off. Jolene Forman, a staff lawyer for the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug-reform advocacy group, told the New York Times that using roadside THC blood tests to prove... Read more
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The Mercury News
Cordell: Protect innocent people from asset forfeiture loopholemust fight for their property in complicated legal proceedings that, according
Cordell: Protect innocent people from asset forfeiture loophole
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
must fight for their property in complicated legal proceedings that, according to reports from the Heritage Foundation and Drug Policy Alliance, can cost more than $20,000. Predictably, opposition to SB 443 comes from district attorneys and law... Read more
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