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Senators introduce bipartisan bill to protect state marijuana laws

Earlier today, Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced bipartisan legislation to end the federal government’s war on marijuana and protect states’ rights ...

A Plea to Albany: Repeal the Marijuana Laws

The Legal Aid Society calls on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the Legislature to undertake the “ultimate solution.” Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Rider Protects Medical Marijuana, Hemp Bills Blocked, SCOTUS Ruling Supports State Marijuana Laws

The past week in cannabis news, a congressional committee added a rider to protect medical marijuana from gratuitous prosecution by the DOJ, a House Rules ...

Strict Gun Laws Spare Young Lives: Study

Print this page SATURDAY, May 5, 2018 — Fewer young Americans are killed by guns in states with stricter gun laws, a new study finds. ...

Small Businesses Bewildered By Conflicting, Fast-Changing Laws for Legal Marijuana

By Christopher Rugaber AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of cannabis have led many businesses to rethink ...

Breaking Bad Laws, Albuquerque Reduces Pot Possession Penalty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New Mexico’s largest city. Albuquerque Mayor Tim ...

New York Judge Dismisses Challenge to Federal Marijuana Laws

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging federal laws criminalizing marijuana as unconstitutional, saying the five plaintiffs had failed to ...

Have a Question About U.S. Marijuana Laws?

Our reporters are available to answer some of your questions about marijuana policy and the legalization movement in the United States. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts Governor Vows to Uphold Legal Marijuana Laws

On Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker reinforced that Massachusetts will respect the will of Massachusetts voters. In response to Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind Obama-era ...

The Debate Over Enforcing Marijuana Laws

Readers discuss the health, political and legal issues raised by Jeff Sessions’s plan to tighten enforcement. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Tougher State Laws Curb Vaccine Refusers

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A Washington state law aimed at discouraging nonmedical childhood vaccine exemptions seems to ...

Stronger Gun Laws Reduce Domestic Violence Deaths

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More stringent gun laws might spur a decline n domestic violence murders, new ...

Study: Tougher Gun Laws Help Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths

Print this page THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 — More stringent gun laws might spur a decline n domestic violence murders, new research suggests. Thirteen states ...

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 ...

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