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Study: Marijuana legalization doesn’t increase crime (msnbc)

Study: Marijuana legalization doesn’t increase crime (msnbc)

ERIN DELMORE
April 15, 2014
Three months after Colorado residents legalized recreational marijuana with the passage of Amendment 64 in Nov. 2012, Sheriff Tom Allman of Mendocio County, Calif. – a haven for …

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Mexico and the Drug War (Guardian Liberty Voice)

Mexico and the Drug War (Guardian Liberty Voice)

TYLER COLLINS
April 13, 2014
For much of the last decade, Mexico has been embroiled in a brutal war, inspired by numerous multi-billion international illegal drug industries. Major popular drugs include cocaine, …

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Cannabis Goes Corporate (The American Conservative)

Cannabis Goes Corporate (The American Conservative)

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
April 15, 2014
We’ve all seen the beer commercials set in big beach dance parties: the bikini-clad woman passing a frosty bottle over to her partner, a well-muscled specimen with an …

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High Stakes: Interview with Mark Kleiman (College Tribune)

High Stakes: Interview with Mark Kleiman (College Tribune)

ALEX CRIADO
April 14, 2013
Mark Kleiman is a professor in public policy in UCLA, comically known as “pot’s go-to guy.” However, he has soberly brought a lot of attention and insight …

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From grow-ops to greenbacks: How should California regulate and tax recreational pot (KPCC)

From grow-ops to greenbacks: How should California regulate and tax recreational pot (KPCC)

KPCC GUESTS Mark Kleiman and Lynne Lyman
April 9, 2014
In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Today, over 20 states are looking …

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Gov’t Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users (Daily Beast)

Gov’t Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users (Daily Beast)

DAILY BEAST
April 8, 2014
A new study revealing 67 percent of Americans want the government to focus on treatment for drug abusers was met with joy last week. …

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Legal pot in Colorado hasn’t stopped black market (Washington Post)

Legal pot in Colorado hasn’t stopped black market (Washington Post)

ASSOCIATED PRESS
April 3, 2014
DENVER — A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow …

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Marijuana Legalization for Medical Use Does Not Increase Crime, Says Study (Guardian Liberty Voice)

Marijuana Legalization for Medical Use Does Not Increase Crime, Says Study (Guardian Liberty Voice)

KOLLIN LORE
March 29, 2014
Researchers in Dallas at the University of Texas found that legalizing medical marijuana use does not increase crime. More so, the …

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Marijuana legalization raises logistical questions (Journal Star)

Marijuana legalization raises logistical questions (Journal Star)

STEVE ISRAEL
March 25, 2014
Is your state considering legalizing marijuana?

Here are eight issues to research and discuss before the debate even begins, courtesy of Beau Kilmer, co-director of the Rand Drug …

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Big Pot rising: The marijuana industry’s first full-time lobbyist makes rounds on Capitol Hill (Washington Post)

 Big Pot rising: The marijuana industry’s first full-time lobbyist makes rounds on Capitol Hill (Washington Post)

BEN TERRIS
March 24, 2014
It took Michael Correia more than a week after getting his new job to tell his parents he was …

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