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‘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 ...

DNC Calls for Reform of Marijuana Laws

Over the weekend, the Democratic National Committee’s Platform Drafting Committee established a party platform calling for states’ rights to decide their own marijuana laws, allowing ...

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

The justices also rejected the reasoning of a Massachusetts court in a Second Amendment case upholding strong limits on stun gun ownership. Marijuana and Medical ...

Bill Maher’s ‘New Rule’ About Reforming Pot Laws

For the closing of his editorial New Rules on his HBO program Real Time, Bill Maher, with a fat cone-style bone in hand, did his ...

Oregon Legislature Could Greenlight Critical Changes to Marijuana Laws

Next week is setting up to be an action-packed showdown for some would-be progressive marijuana legislation in the Beaver State. With the bizarre standoff at ...

Bill to Reform Marijuana Laws Advances in Vermont’s Senate

A bill that would legalize and regulate the possession and licensed retail sales of cannabis in Vermont is on the move. Said legislation, which has ...

Justice Department Needs Better Plan on State Marijuana Laws, GAO Says

The Justice Department does not have a clear and consistent policy for deciding when to enforce federal drug laws against people who are operating in accordance with state ...

Justice Department Will Continue to Be Prohibited From Interfering in State Medical Marijuana Laws Under New Spending Bill

The Justice Department will continue to be prohibited from interfering in state medical marijuana laws under the new federal spending bill unveiled late Tuesday night. ...

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