New Jersey Law Says That It’s A Crime Not to Surrender Drugs

Here, Obama ought to know better. Even if he didn’t read the Department of Justice’s report on Ferguson, surely he read the news stories about it. In Ferguson, there are almost as many arrest warrants as there are residents. No shit. Many of these warrants, how many is not made clear by the DOJ, are for minor traffic infractions. The... more →
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Changing Attitudes Towards Marijuana Leave 2016 Contenders Dazed & Confused

During the wide-ranging interview, Obama noted that the American criminal justice system is “heavily skewed toward cracking down on nonviolent drug offenders” and has had a disproportionate impact on communities of color, while at the same time taking a huge financial toll on states. But, Obama added, Republicans are... more →
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Obama Calls For “Ceasefire” In War Against Medical Cannabis

The Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment blocks the use of Department of Justice funds to “prevent medical marijuana states from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.” The vast majority of Americans (78 percent) support states’ right to allow access... more →
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Because Of Bill Signed by Obama U.S. Pot Raids Were Stopped

The days of jackbooted feds raiding legit medical marijuana operations are mostly a thing of the past under the omnibus federal spending bill signed by President Obama this week. An amendment slipped into the bill denies funding for federal anti-pot raids of legit marijuana businesses in states where cannabis has been legalized for... more →
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