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When most people think of cannabis users, they probably think mainly of the younger generations. But it’s actually the 45 to 64 age group who show the highest proportion of household spending on cannabis.
States that have legalized marijuana should make amends by expunging past pot convictions. Sessions lamented the decline in the federal prison population. How legalizing marijuana is straining Humboldt's economy. Also: a bipartisan group of lawmakers in California want to temporarily cut cannabis taxes.
When it comes to Chief Keef, you know two things for sure: he likes getting high and he makes a lot of music. This week's playlist travels across dramatic extremes in his discography.
Supporting medical marijuana may have helped Democrat Conor Lamb's narrow win in Pennsylvania. A patchwork of medical marijuana programs is leaving patients behind. Police keep using inaccurate drug field-testing kits, sending innocent people to jail. Also: California cities, led by San Francisco, are moving to allow marijuana lounges.
Rick Perry, who has expressed support for decriminalizing cannabis, might replace VA secretary David Shulkin. Members of Congress asked the DEA about drug trafficking and money laundering at a former Trump hotel in Panama. Snoop Dogg's cannabis VC firm raised $45 million for its debut fund. Also: A New Jersey lawmaker introduced another marijuana legalization bill.
A federal judge said ATF drug raids are 'tinged with racial overtones.' The head of the UN touted drug decriminalization in a recorded speech before the UN's drug policy-making commission. Researchers found that legalizing the marijuana industry has a net positive benefit for the economy.
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