Despite opposing the drug war, and indicating that he will even vote for the measure himself, the state LP's chairman said the initiative would not get the party's stamp of approval.
"I'm skeptical that [dealers] would try to target children where there is not an existing market," says Sally Satel.
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Ten years after Colorado and Washington embraced legalization, the movement looks unstoppable.
An emphasis on corruption and enforcement downplays the very real influence of regulation and taxes on California's booming black market.
Democrats pander to immigrants but do little to liberalize the system. Meanwhile, Republicans' hostility to immigrants has increased.
Michigan is now a more dangerous place for anyone who flies with large amounts of cash.
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As per usual, politicians' response to negative effects of the drug war is…more drug war.
Marvin Guy No Longer Faces Death Penalty for Allegedly Shooting, Killing Cop in Botched No-Knock Raid
An unannounced SWAT team invaded a Texas man’s home in failed pursuit of drug evidence. They’ve blamed him for the violence they incited.
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Pregnant and postpartum women arrested on minor drug charges can find themselves locked up for months in Etowah County.
Government should not penalize investment, thwart competition, discourage innovation and work, or obstruct production.
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The measure will be on the ballot, but depending on how the state Supreme Court rules, the votes may just not be counted.
Empire State politicians will soon wonder why the marijuana black market still thrives.
Young Adults Used Pot and Psychedelics in Record Numbers Last Year, While Adolescent Drug Use Fell Sharply
The results confirm that the ongoing collapse of marijuana prohibition has not boosted underage consumption.
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The psychiatrist and Good Chemistry author has written the definitive account of "the science of connection from soul to psychedelics."
Senate Candidate Dr. Oz, Who Once Sang Pot's Praises, Now Thinks Supporting Legalization Is Clearly Crazy
The former TV doctor, who two years ago said "we ought to completely change our policy on marijuana," mocks his opponent for agreeing.
1st Circuit Says Maine's Residency Rule for Medical Marijuana Suppliers Is Unconstitutional Protectionism
Notwithstanding federal pot prohibition, the appeals court says, the requirement violated the Commerce Clause's implicit prohibition of anti-competitive interstate trade barriers.
Nikki Fried hopes to challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis, who agrees with her on guns and weed.
The governor, like Republican politicians in other red states where support for legalization is surprisingly strong, does not seem to think it is risky to defy public opinion.
If all of the ballot initiatives succeed, pot will be legal in 25 states.
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Frank Javier Fonseca's punishment, which may amount to a life sentence, is a microcosm for many of the issues with the U.S. criminal legal system.
The CDC, which issued disastrous pain treatment advice in 2016, is still pushing a narrative contradicted by recent data.
The Justice Department says that policy is rational and consistent with the right to keep and bear arms.
The millennial news site called them hypocrites, but Greg Gutfeld and Kat Timpf have a long history of advocating drug legalization.
It is unclear if, or when, she could be freed by a prisoner exchange
Brittney Griner's 9-Year Sentence Highlights Stark Differences Between Russian and U.S. Pot Penalties
Travelers caught with small amounts of marijuana at the U.S. border face much less severe punishment.
Supervised facilities aim to make a dent in the dramatic increase in overdose deaths.
San Francisco's New D.A. Leans Into Prohibition, Will Roll Back Plea Agreements Offered by Her Predecessor
"We have to make changes now to save lives," Brooke Jenkins said, announcing tougher penalties for fentanyl dealers.
With 28 percent of Americans trying hallucinogens, the days are numbered for bans.
How Many People Have To Be Assaulted or Killed Before Chuck Schumer Stops Resisting Marijuana Banking Reform?
The Senate majority leader has repeatedly blocked a bill that would address the robbery threat to state-licensed pot shops.
The Senate majority leader’s marijuana bill would pile on more taxes and regulations, despite years of complaints about the barriers they create.
First, undo government harm.
The U.S. justice system also has a staggeringly low acquittal rate and over-charges on drug offenses.
The Senate majority leader's 296-page bill would compound the barriers to successful legalization.
An earlier draft of the bill, favored by the Los Angeles Times, would have required the labels be huge, with 12-point font and yellow backgrounds.
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Alvin Bragg campaigned on "ending mass incarceration." But that promise apparently does not apply to Jose Alba.
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Here's hoping we don't wind up with more of the spending and favoritism that's become so common.
Unfortunately, so do more regulations and potential fines.
The WNBA player has been detained in Russia on drug possession charges since February.