Sessions-driven DOJ memo will likely revive aggressive prosecution, mandatory minimum sentences

Published: May 9, 2017, 12:50 pm • Updated: May 9, 2017, 1:09 pm By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Justice Department officials have been weighing new guidance that would encourage prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious offenses they can prove, a departure from…

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Voters to consider Arizona marijuana legalization, raising minimum wage

Published: Nov 8, 2016, 8:04 am • Updated: Nov 8, 2016, 8:04 am By Astrid Galvan, The Associated Press PHOENIX — Two ballot measures helping drive young and Latino voters to the polls would make Arizona a rare U.S.-Mexico border state to legalize recreational marijuana as well as boost the…

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This Canadian province says the minimum age for buying legal marijuana should be 25

Published: Oct 13, 2016, 11:28 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2016, 11:28 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff If Canada were to legalize marijuana, sales should be limited to adults over the age of 25, Ottawa’s public health agency officials say. Age restrictions are one of 33 recommendations Ottawa…

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