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Louisiana Gov. Signs Two Improvements to Marijuana Laws

Earlier this week, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed two positive marijuana-related bills into law — a penalty reduction bill and a flawed medical marijuana program. ...

Two New Laws Regarding Marijuana Coming to Louisiana

It looks as if the governor of Louisiana will indeed be signing two bills at the end of this year’s legislative session concerning weed that ...

Senate Panel Votes to Protect State Medical Marijuana Laws

In a strong bipartisan vote on Thursday, a key U.S. Senate panel acted to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference. The Senate Appropriations ...

Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Don’t Lead to More Teen Toking

Medical marijuana laws don’t trigger an increase in teen pot smoking, a new study concludes. NYT > Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

GOP-Controlled Hill Panel Backs State Medical Marijuana Laws

The federal government would be unable to block state laws permitting the use of medical marijuana under legislation that has been approved by a Republican-controlled ...

U.S. Senate Committee Votes to Prohibit Justice Department From Interfering in State Medical Marijuana Laws

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure 20-10 on Thursday that is intended to prevent the federal government from interfering in state medical marijuana ...

U.S. Senate Committee Votes to Prohibit Justice Department From Interfering in State Medical Marijuana Laws

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure 20-10 on Thursday that is intended to prevent the federal government from interfering in state medical marijuana ...

Senate Panel Votes to Protect State Medical Marijuana Laws

In a strong bipartisan vote on Thursday, a key U.S. Senate panel acted to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference. The Senate Appropriations ...

GOP-Controlled House Backs State Medical Marijuana Laws

The GOP-controlled House voted Wednesday to prevent the federal government from blocking state laws that permit the use of medical marijuana. NYT > Marijuana and ...

Respect State Marijuana Laws Act Reintroduced in Congress

Earlier today, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) has reintroduced the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. This short, simple bill would ...

Survey Finds Support for Vaccine Opt-Out Laws

Feb. 13, 2015 — More than 1 in 4 adults think it’s OK not to vaccinate kids for religious or personal reasons, a new survey ...

Holder Restricts Asset Forfeiture Laws, Dealing Blow to War on Marijuana

AG Eric Holder Earlier today, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that local and state law enforcement would no longer be able to use federal asset ...

It Was a Very Good Year for Drug Laws in California

2014 was a year that Colorado got all the attention, even though California has hundreds more legal marijuana collectives. But don’t fret, fellow Golden State ...

UN Official Criticizes U.S. for Breaking the Marijuana Laws That it’s Forced the World to Live By

Marijuana is now legal for adult use in Colorado and Washington and will be joined by Alaska and Oregon, in addition to Washington, D.C. — ...

NYC Announces Significant Reform in Cannabis Laws

Stop and frisk. If you’ve ever smoked weed in New York City, you know that those three little words can do more than kill your ...

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