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One Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Fails and One Moves to Senate in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama:  The Alabama House Judiciary Committee voted against the bill introduced by Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) to lower the penalty for marijuana possession on Wednesday. The vote was 7 to 5 against. Failing to pass the House Committee Wednesday, the bill would have made the penalty for possession of less than one ounce (28 […]

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Categories: Alabama, Enforcement, Legislation, News

Wisconsin Legislator Wants to Ban Pot from Employment Drug Testing

MADISON, Wis. — Rep. David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) told the Isthmus via an email that he will propose a bill on Friday that would ban employers in Wisconsin from drug testing potential employees for marijuana. The bill would also ban employers from using a positive THC test as a reason to withdraw an offer of employment. […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Legislation, News, Politics

Lawsuit Against Jeff Sessions, DEA and DOJ Goes to Court

NEW YORK: The lawsuit filed last July seeking to change the federal government’s classification of marijuana from the Schedule I drug-classification will be before a New York district judge Wednesday. The New York Times reported that the defendants in the suit are United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice and the Drug […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Government, Nationwide

Democrats in Red States Want to Use Pot to Win Elections

Politicians have been warming up to the idea of legalizing marijuana recently, and several Democrats running for office in traditionally red states are planning on using marijuana advocacy as part of their campaigns, according to Politico. Sen. Richard Ojeda (D-West Virginia) is running for Congress in the state and is a strong critic of marijuana […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Government, Marijuana Use, Politics

Minister of Mexico Wants to Legalize Marijuana Like the U.S.

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The Minister of Mexico is advocating for legal recreational marijuana in Mexico. Enrique de la Madrid said that the country would benefit greatly by legalizing marijuana, citing the United States as a model for legalization and a way to combat the illegal marijuana market. He added that it “was absurd” not to legalize the drug. De la Madrid made the comments last week while attending a conference in Mexico […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Government, Legalization

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