Pages tagged: Decriminalization

New Jersey's Medical Marijuana Bill

New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Bill

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New Jersey is now the 23rd state in the nation to pass legislature legalizing the use of medical marijuana for approved health conditions.

WV Man Arrests Himself for Drug Use

WV Man Arrests Himself for Drug Use

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A West Virginia man, inspired by an Obama speech on addiction, turns over his drug stash to the police and asks for help.

Drug Felons Freed from Fed Prisons

Drug Felons Freed from Fed Prisons

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On November 1, 2015, six thousand convicted drug felons will be released from federal prisons across the country in an effort to reduce harsh drug laws.

Sanders Takes Pro Marijuana Stance

Sanders Takes Pro Marijuana Stance

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders boldly announced his stance on the decriminalization of marijuana and calls for major policy changes, including removing marijuana from Schedule I status.