Law & Crime

Kansas native Larry Burgess has spent nearly three years living in Colorado. He doesn’t know where he’ll be spending the next three years—whether in his newly-adopted home state or on probation or in prison in Kansas.

Currently, Tennessee is among a dwindling number of states where marijuana has been neither decriminalized nor legalized for medical or recreational use.

More state and local governments are signing onto not just marijuana legalization, but record expungement as well.

Gov. JB Pritzker has pardoned more than 11,000 people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana cases, in the first step toward clearing the records of hundreds of thousands of low-level pot convictions, a day before the state legalizes cannabis in 2020.

Marijuana seizures at the U.S. border jumped in the year after Canada legalized recreational cannabis.

Data suggests that some customers will cross state lines in search of state-licensed marijuana retailers, despite warnings that it’s illegal to bring the product back home.

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