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  1. Marijuana cultivation in California is sucking streams dry, says new report

    27 March 2015
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    With its dense forests, foggy climate and rugged coastline, California’s Humboldt County has long been synonymous with its biggest cash crop: marijuana. Cannabis has thrived here — both before and since the state legalized it for medical purposes in 1996.

  2. D.C. hosts nation’s biggest legal marijuana giveaway

    26 March 2015
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    With D.C. police officers looking on, hundreds of city residents lined up and then walked away from an Adams Morgan restaurant carrying baggies containing marijuana seeds.

  3. Critical updates needed in state marijuana laws

    25 March 2015
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    Washington's experiment with legal recreational marijuana is "teetering on the brink" of a market failure.

  4. State pushes forward to legalize marijuana

    24 March 2015
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    Legislators in Massachusetts are working on a marijuana legalization proposal, in part as an effort to short-circuit an expected 2016 ballot push.

  5. Survey finds strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and decriminalization

    17 March 2015
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    A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of decriminalization of the drug.

  6. A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time

    04 March 2015
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    For the first time, the General Social Survey – a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standard for public opinion research – shows a majority of Americans favoring the legalization of marijuana.

  7. D.C. pot advocates threaten public smoke-in to protest ban on pot clubs

    03 March 2015
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    After just five days of pot being legal in the nation’s capital, the D.C. Council voted unanimously to approve new limits on marijuana use.

  8. UN drugs body warns US states and Uruguay over cannabis legalisation

    03 March 2015
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    The United Nations has renewed its warnings to Uruguay and the US states of Colorado and Washington that their cannabis legalisation policies fail to comply with the international drug treaties.

  9. Two headlines perfectly sum up everything wrong with American drug policy

    02 March 2015
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    Two stories published last week perfectly sum up the state of American drug policy.