It took the Trump Administration just a month to turn Obama-era drug policy on its head

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 11:36 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post My third son, William, was born on April 28. I’ve spent the past month or so getting to know him (thanks, Washington Post’s generous parental leave policy!), and not paying much…

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Israeli Marijuana Activists Took to the Street to Demand Legalization

Earlier this month,thousands of Israeli marijuana activists took to the street to demand legalization chanting,“the people demand legal cannabis.” The support for legalization is mirrored within parts of the Israeli government. The homeland to the ‘Father’ of cannabis science, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Israel may be ready to turn a new leaf.…

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How this tiny country took global lead on cannabis research

Published: Sep 28, 2016, 10:42 am • Updated: Sep 28, 2016, 3:47 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Few people outside of the legal cannabis industry would associate Israel with marijuana. But the tiny nation, slightly larger in square miles than New Jersey, is a surprising world leader when…

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Cops Took More From Citizens Than Burglars Did Last Year Via Asset Forfeiture

(image via StopTheDrugWar.Org) By Phillip Smith When you think about getting property stolen, you think about criminals, but maybe you should be thinking about the police. Law enforcement use of asset forfeiture laws to seize property—often without a criminal conviction or even an arrest—has gone through the roof in recent…

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