Survey: Two-thirds of cops say marijuana laws should be relaxed – Cannabis News

A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 8,000 police officers finds that more than two-thirds of them say that marijuana use should be legal for either personal or medical use.

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Survey: Two-thirds of cops say marijuana laws should be relaxed – Cannabis News

A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 8,000 police officers finds that more than two-thirds of them say that marijuana use should be legal for either personal or medical use.

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Felony pot convictions could become misdemeanors under California's marijuana legalization law – Cannabis News

When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.

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Felony pot convictions could become misdemeanors under California's marijuana legalization law – Cannabis News

When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.

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Larger number of marijuana offenses dismissed in Texas – Cannabis News

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.

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Larger number of marijuana offenses dismissed in Texas – Cannabis News

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.

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Illinois House Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill – Marijuana News

The Illinois House has voted to impose civil fines rather than criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession.

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Legalizing cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

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Exclusive: Private analysis for the British Treasury concludes that regulation could also produce huge savings for the justice system.
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Cannabis Seizures Plummet

A multi-agency team supporting Operation Trident, a large-scale marijuana eradication and reclamation mission, in 2010. Image: U.S. Army National Guard via Wikimedia Commons
 
As America's multibillion dollar cannabis industry continues to expand, the nation's drug cops are seizing less weed.
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