GOP Lawmaker: Trump Administration Pledges Non-Interference In Legal Marijuana States

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Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” [...]

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Nevada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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According to the Associated Press, voters in Nevada will approve Question 2, the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative. The AP has the measure leading 54 percent to 46 percent and has called the race. “With victory in Nevada, it is safe to say that, this time, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas. Thanks to the support [...]

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Massachusetts Voters Approve The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

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According to the Associated Press, voters in Massachusetts will approve Question 4, legalizing the adult use of marijuana for adults. The AP has the measure leading by a vote of 53 percent to 47 percent and has called the race. “Massachusetts voters historically have embraced progressive marijuana policies, having previously voted twice to amend various elements [...]

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California Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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According to the Associated Press, voters in California will approve Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Thhe AP has the measure leading 55 percent to 45 percent and has called the race. “What California voters did tonight was not just approve the legalization and regulation of marijuana in their state, they also delivered a [...]

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FBI: Marijuana Arrests Decline Significantly In 2015

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Marijuana-related arrests in the United States have fallen to their lowest levels since the mid-1990s, according to data released today by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 643,122 arrests for marijuana-related offenses in 2015. Of those arrested, 574,641 (89 percent of all drug-related arrests) were charged with marijuana [...]

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