Tag: War On Drugs

marijuana-sales-impact-alcohol

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Dec2017
Researchers from the UCONN and Georgia State University find alcohol sales fell by 15% in states where medical marijuana is legal.
December 5, 2017Lane Trachy
christie advocates anti marijuana policies

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Nov2017
Debates about marijuana policies in the United States are beginning to increase. Politicians against cannabis reform are facing increased scrutiny.
November 15, 2017Lane Trachy
Republican Cannabis Support Hits High Mark

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Oct2017
Republicans have not typically been linked to cannabis reform. A new Gallup poll from 2017 shows Republican cannabis support has reached 51%.
October 26, 2017Lane Trachy
marijuana related arrests 2016

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Oct2017
Although legalization of marijuana in the U.S. has gained significant traction, marijuana related arrests increased substantially in 2016. Learn more here.
October 3, 2017Lane Trachy
house passes cannabis bill

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Jul2017
Since his confirmation as Attorney General on February 9th, 2017, rumors have swirled about Jeff Sessions and his justice department’s expected treatment of marijuana and the states where it is legal. Justice Department Confused About Jeff Sessions Marijuana Views It is well known that the federal government does not view marijuana favorably ... Read More
July 27, 2017Lane Trachy
class action dispensary lawsuit

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Jul2017
Most people know that cannabis wont kill you. Most people know cannabis is not highly addictive. Most people would say that cannabis is a much less harmful drug than say, heroin, or fentanyl. Unfortunately for American citizens, the federal government doesn't agree with most people. What Does Schedule One Mean? The federal ... Read More
July 25, 2017Lane Trachy

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Jun2017
It is often stated by prohibitionist politicians that marijuana legalization leads to an increase in crime, but a recent data analysis by the Stanford Open Policing Project shows that in states where marijuana is legalized, traffic searches by police drop by almost 50%. The study analyzed over 60 million traffic ... Read More
June 29, 2017Lane Trachy

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Jun2017
The opioid epidemic sweeping the United States killed nearly 35,000 people in 2015, according to the National Institute of Health. At this moment, about 90 people die every day from an opioid overdose. After a massive increase in prescriptions in the late 1990’s prompted widespread misuse of opiates, little was ... Read More
June 16, 2017Lane Trachy

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Jun2017
Jeff Sessions recent testimony regarding his involvement in the Russian investigation was described by Independent Senator Angus King as “really, really disturbing.” As each day passes, Sessions seems less likely to remain the Attorney General. It is in the best interest of all Americans that Sessions is forced to resign. ... Read More
June 14, 2017Lane Trachy