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2014/07/31 18:21
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Governor Christie addressed a joint special session of the Legislature this afternoon, urging them to act today on bail reform. But minutes before Christie began to speak, the Assembly’s leader said...
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2014/07/31 15:48
2014/07/31 15:48
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This week, the New York Times is rolling out a series of articles in support of the legalization of marijuana, which they ceremoniously threw their support to in an editorial on Sunday. While viewed...
2014/07/31 08:49
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Gov. Chris Christie is ramping up pressure on lawmakers to makes changes to the state's bail system. During a statement he gave in his office in Trenton on Wednesday, Christie talked about a Hamilton...
2014/07/31 02:24
2014/07/31 02:24
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In response to concerns from law enforcement officials, state Assemblyman Phil Ting has added a sunset clause to his bill allowing pharmacists throughout the state to sell syringes without a...
2014/07/30 22:39
2014/07/30 22:39
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Paramedics at Rural/Metro ambulance service in Knoxville say they are no strangers to treating overdoses. "We do see quite a good share of drug overdoses," said Paramedic Ken Loftis. Last year in...
2014/07/30 20:21
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Governor Chris Christie is urging New Jersey lawmakers to act tomorrow to pass a constitutional amendment allowing judges to deny bail for violent offenders. He also wants the legislature to approve...
2014/07/30 13:48
2014/07/30 13:48
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Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues. On July 25, City Clerk Yolanda Vigil approved just 3,569 of...
2014/07/30 13:33
2014/07/30 13:33
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Why gay marriage has had more success than marijuana legalization, and what it tells us about America More perfect political fundraising as well. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst This post has been...
2014/07/29 00:21
2014/07/29 00:21
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A deadline early next week is pushing Democrats in the Legislature to find consensus on measures that would transform New Jersey’s bail system aimed at improving public safety and treating the poor...
2014/07/28 18:02
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The New York Times' recent editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is the latest example of the decades-long debate on pot legalization. Marijuana activists quickly lauded the...
2014/07/28 14:26
2014/07/28 14:26
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Washington’s law gave state officials only a year to answer difficult questions: Who could grow legal pot? Who could sell it? How much would an ounce of the drug cost?Credit Photograph by Maureen...
2014/07/28 02:30
2014/07/28 02:30
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... Cannabis is not the demon it has been made out to be. 2) Cannabis prohibition has little effect on usage rates. 3) Prohibition causes many harms at great cost. Lets end this futile attempt to...
2014/07/25 20:14
2014/07/25 20:14
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LOS ANGELES — A majority of California Latinos do not see marijuana possession or non-violent drug possession of any kind as a legitimate cause for deportation, according to a poll released by Latino...
2014/07/25 17:39
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... For Bill Piper, there’s no doubt that the nation’s war on drugs has failed, with 666,000 Americans arrested on marijuana charges last year alone. “Should they be arrested or should they not? That...
2014/07/24 22:58
2014/07/24 22:58
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Mary F. Calvert Dr. Kevin Sabet, the senior advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy from 2009-2011 and a policy consultant to a number of domestic and international...
2014/07/24 16:55
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Currently, 23 US states and DC have legalized the use of marijuana as a medical treatment. Maryland, Minnesota and New York are the most recent to join in 2014, and legislation to legalize medical...
2014/07/23 22:45
2014/07/23 22:45
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NEW YORK -- Drug reform advocates across New York state are demanding emergency access to medical marijuana for critically ill patients after a 9-year-old girl who suffered from debilitating seizures...
2014/07/23 21:15
2014/07/23 21:15
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Re: “Asten's story: A daughter's fight for Mom,” Front Page, July 13: I looked forward to each new part. I both was encouraged and disheartened by the story. But I found it excellent reading. I've...
2014/07/23 07:47
2014/07/23 07:47
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Oregon voters will get to decide this November whether they want to legalize recreational marijuana for people 21 or older. The New Approach Oregon campaign announced Tuesday that the initiative...
2014/07/23 06:48
2014/07/23 06:48
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... told me to go sign to get some marijuana,” Fred Lucero says as he writes his name on a petition form, his voice lifting to indicate it’s more of a question than a statement. Marsha Garcia, a...
2014/07/31 18:21
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