Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 4/20

America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could…

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Surveys Colorado uses to track youth marijuana use are flawed, critics say

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 6:20 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 10:09 am By David Migoya, The Denver Post In July 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions wrote the governors of Colorado, Alaska, Oregon and Washington – the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana – and questioned whether their respective…

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Jeff Sessions could have power to unilaterally write federal drug policy say critics of new bill

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 12:06 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Congress is considering a bill that would expand the federal government’s ability to pursue the war on drugs, granting new power to the Attorney General to set federal drug policy. The…

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Supporters, critics of Massachusetts marijuana question offer dueling arguments

Published: Oct 5, 2016, 7:37 am • Updated: Oct 5, 2016, 7:37 am By Steve Leblanc, The Associated Press BOSTON, Ma. — Supporters and critics of a ballot question that would legalize Massachusetts marijuana for recreational use offered competing arguments for and against the measure on Tuesday. Representatives of both…

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