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Texas House Committee Tasked With Studying Marijuana Laws

Although the Texas legislature does not reconvene until 2019, marijuana policy reform is on its agenda in the interim! Yesterday, Speaker of the House Joe ...

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids’ Gun Injuries

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Gun violence is more common among teens living in cities while youths ...

Trump Protects State Medical Marijuana Laws With Budget Extension

Crucial medical marijuana protections at the federal level were scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, potentially jeopardizing the therapeutic relief of millions of patients — ...

State Laws Curb Kids’ Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles

MONDAY, Sept. 11, 2017 — A strict new law on the use of off-road vehicles by children in Massachusetts is likely behind a drop in ...

Burning Man and Marijuana Laws

Heading to Burning Man? Here’s what you need to know about Black Rock City’s and Nevada’s marijuana laws. If you are heading to Burning Man ...

Governors Urge Trump Administration to Respect State Marijuana Laws

Governors of the first four states that legalize marijuana for adults sent a letter to Trump administration officials this week asking them to respect their states’ marijuana laws. ...

New Poll Shows Vast Majority Against Federal Interference in State Marijuana Laws as White House Hints at Increased Enforcement

Just hours after a poll showing widespread support for marijuana policy reform and staunch opposition to federal interference in state marijuana laws, White House Press ...

‘Respect State Laws Act of 2017’ Introduced By GOP Rep.

Thanks to Dana Rohrabacher (CA-R), a potentially critical new piece of legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would bar the ...

GOP Congressman Introduces ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between ...

Majority of Police Officers Support More Relaxed Marijuana Laws

According to a new Pew Research Center survey, the majority of police officers support less strict marijuana laws. Of the 8,000 officers who participated, 68 ...

Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 — Breathalyzer-type devices known as ignition interlocks that prevent drunks from driving do prevent deadly accidents, a new study indicates. States ...

Congressman Says Respect State Marijuana Laws, But Votes Differently

A long-serving U.S. House member is adding his voice in support of the right of states to set their own marijuana laws without federal interference. ...

Medical Marijuana Laws Associated with Decrease in Reported Sick Days

A new study published in Health Economics revealed an unexpected association between states that have medical marijuana laws and the number of sick days reported in ...

Americans Believe Enforcing Pot Laws Isn’t Worth It

Smoking a Joint A new poll says Americans believe enforcing pot laws just isn’t worth it. The poll by the website YouGov found that 65 ...

Kaine and Clinton Agree: Respect State Marijuana Laws

Hillary Clinton’s choice of running mate hasn’t personally been supportive of marijuana law reform but he does like the idea of letting states set their own ...

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