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Canada: Flying with prescription pot? CATSA has finally clarified the rules
Law & Crime
Passengers told to bring paperwork and be prepared to talk to the police.
Ex-DEA Agent: 'I See No Downsides to Marijuana Legalization'
Law & Crime
Arizona’s cannabis-legalization measure, Proposition 205, has faced outspoken opposition from a number of forces.
California: Supporters of marijuana legalization initiative say it will end 'war on people of color' – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other elected leaders on Thursday called on California voters to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, saying the current laws are unfairly entangling minorities more than white users.
Are cops targeting plates from weed-friendly states? – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Even with half the nation having legalized medical marijuana, motorists from legalized states are still facing police scrutiny in states where the laws are otherwise.
Colorado Gives Marijuana Candy a New Look to Avoid Confusion – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
DENVER (AP) -- Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered.
U.S. Military To Soldiers: No Marijuana Festivals – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Army officials in Alaska remind troops to stay away from cannabis-themed festivities.
Nashville becomes 1st city in Tennessee to decriminalize small amounts of pot – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The city of Nashville became the first in the state of Tennessee to lessen the penalty for small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night.
Are Holland-Style Marijuana Lounges Coming to America? – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
One of the next frontiers in the political battles for marijuana smokers is the need to provide venues where marijuana smokers can socialize with other marijuana smokers in a marijuana-friendly lounge.
Larger number of marijuana offenses dismissed in Texas – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
AUSTIN, Texas — Prosecutors in the most populated areas of Texas have in recent years dismissed a significantly larger number of marijuana offenses involving smaller amounts of the drug, according to a newspaper analysis.
Marijuana decriminalization: Governor says Pennsylvania can do more to end pot arrests – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession in systematic fashion, and remains guarded about the kind of recreational legalization in place in several western states.
Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana ordinance passes Memphis city council committee – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis City Council has voted to pass an ordinance that will reduce the severity of carrying a small amount of marijuana.
Court: Residency In Marijuana Legal State Not Justification For Police Search – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Appeals court ruled stopping and searching such a driver violates the Constitution.
In State College, Pennsylvania, a move toward decriminalizing marijuana – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Call it a victory for pot-smoking in a college town.
Canadian parents treating epilepsy with cannabis oil angry over border seizures – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Parents of children suffering from difficult-to-treat forms of epilepsy are angry that shipments of the hemp oil they rely on to control their children’s seizures are being seized by Canadian border agents.
Canada to likely legalize pot impacting both sides of Detroit River – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
WINDSOR, CANADA (WJBK) - The push is on to legalize marijuana in Canada. If our neighbors across the Detroit River give it the green light, a lot of metro Detroiters could head to Windsor to get high.
New Orleans softens marijuana possession laws starting this week – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Starting Wednesday (June 22), simple possession of marijuana in New Orleans will carry far fewer consequences for repeat offenders.

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