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Not only is there no correlation between medical marijuana laws and violent crime, crime rates in California actually decreased by 20 percent after legalization.
The Northern Marianas makes history by becoming the first US territory to legalize and regulate cannabis. A California cannabis distributor is gearing up to sue the feds. Lawmakers in New Jersey are calling on a sheriff to resign after he made racist comments about black people and marijuana.
Marijuana millionaires vs. marijuana lifers. Advocates are worried about a "War on Drugs redux" in Congress. What's a condo board to do with medical marijuana patients and a resident who has a deadly marijuana allergy? Also: Tilray's crazy stock-price ride draws comparisons to the dot-com bubble.
The Trump administration is calling for a tough approach to international drug policy ahead of the UN General Assembly. The tragic story of a confidential informant and his family's fight for justice. A look at the details of New Jersey's marijuana legalization legislation. Also, Manhattan's district attorney assured cannabis entrepreneurs that he wants them to 'be successful.'
South Africa's highest court ruled that personal marijuana use and cultivation is legal. The U.S. federal government approved a plan to import research marijuana from Canada. An Oregon dispensary owner was given a prison sentence for federal tax crimes. Also: Two members of Congress expect marijuana legislation to pass during the next session, even if Republicans hold on to their majority.
Even anti-pot politicians can get behind this cannabis research bill. How a decades-old drug conviction can hurt a crime victim's family. Public defenders are worried about New York City's new cannabis arrest policy, arguing that it'll make racial disparities even worse. Also: Coca-Cola is in talks with a Canadian cannabis producer to make CBD beverages.