Law & Crime

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With a major battle in the making over marijuana legalization next year, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, a recovering alcoholic and a passionate advocate for those struggling with drug addiction, is emerging as the most likely face of the opposition.

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Associated Press ~ 9 News ~
 
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado law firm specializing in marijuana law has endowed a professorship at the University of Denver.

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If you live in the District or one of the 23 states that have legalized marijuana and you work for the federal government, think twice before lighting a joint.

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Stephanie Langston ~ WKRN
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It’s the final push for those that want to decriminalize marijuana in Nashville. Tennessee Norml, the group leading the efforts, still needs thousands of signatures to get their measure on the Metro general election ballot.

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The Illinois legislature joined the movement to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot, passing a measure Thursday that would bar arrest for the offense.

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ONTARIO, Ore. - Oregon's marijuana law is set to take effect on July 1, allowing for recreational sales and use of the drug for people 21 and older.

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