Law & Crime

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What happens when outlaw industries like marijuana go legit? We are about to find out.

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Jack Healy ~ The New York Times ~
 
DENVER — In the State Capitol, they are calling it Refund Madness

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Erik Eckholm ~ The New York Times ~
 
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — Charles C. Lynch seemed to be doing everything right when he opened a medical marijuana dispensary in the tidy coastal town of Morro Bay, Calif.

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HILARY BRICKEN ~ Above The Law ~
 
In Spring 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission suspended trading in several publicly traded marijuana companies, including FusionPharm, Inc., Cannabusiness Group, Inc., GrowLife, Inc., Advanced Cannabis Solutions, Inc., and Petrotech Oil and Gas, Inc. In addition to those suspensions, the SEC issued a warning regarding investments in publicly traded marijuana-related stocks. 

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By KATU.com Staff ~
 
SALEM, Ore. -- Lawmakers are mulling over two bills that could erase marijuana arrests or reduce sentences for certain Oregonians ahead of recreational pot becoming legal in July.

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Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post
 
It should come as no surprise that when Colorado legalized marijuana, criminal charges connected to the plant would be reduced.

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