Supreme Court Report – Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018

Supreme Court Report: Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018 Cannabis Prosecutions Drop Despite 2% Increase In Drug Prosecutions Another reason to justify why 2018 was such a banner year for cannabis is the fact that cannabis-related arrests saw a significant decline. According to Marijuana Moment, a US Supreme Court report…

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Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition Laws in Mexico

Mexico Gives Recreational Cannabis The Green Light Just this Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Mexico overturned prohibition of cannabis by issuing two separate rulings. Mexican law currently states that five decisions set a binding precedent throughout the country. “This 5th judgment means that, while the cannabis prohibition law nominally…

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Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, French Government Shuts Them Down

Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, Then French Government Shuts Them Down Paris becomes the latest city to legally open cannabis “coffee shops”.  France, which has some of the harshest cannabis laws in the European Union, also has some of the highest cannabis consumption rates in the continent.  The fun…

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Nevada marijuana sales down in January, still ahead of projections

LAS VEGAS — Recreational marijuana sales hit $ 32.8 million in Nevada in January, outpacing the state’s projections but falling short of the $ 35.8 million sold in December. The state published the most recent statistics last week. Sales numbers for the state’s new green market have fluctuated each month…

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Trump’s 24-year-old drug policy appointee will step down amid controversy

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am By Robert O’Harrow Jr., The Washington Post A 24-year-old former Trump campaign worker who rose rapidly to a senior post in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will step down by the end of…

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Colo. Sen. Gardner to meet with Jeff Sessions on marijuana after doubling down on threats to block DOJ nominees

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 3:58 pm • Updated: Jan 9, 2018, 4:09 pm By Mark Matthews, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said he plans to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions on federal marijuana policy when the two Republicans meet Wednesday — emphasizing in an interview that…

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Colorado school police dispute notion that teen marijuana use is down

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 6:19 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 1:38 pm By David Migoya, The Denver Post State and federal surveys have declared that Colorado youths are not using marijuana more than before the drug became legal for adult recreational use in 2014, and that use among juveniles…

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Alaska marijuana board shuts down embattled edibles company

Published: Dec 19, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 8:46 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s marijuana control agency voted to revoke the license of a marijuana edibles manufacturer that was accused of selling moldy products. The state’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office board voted…

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