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  1. Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch opposes marijuana legalisation

    27 January 2015
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    Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, told senators during her confirmation hearing that she, like her predecessor Eric Holder, would not support marijuana legalization.

  2. Report predicts 18 states will legalize pot by 2020

    25 January 2015
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    A new report predicts that 18 U.S. states will have legalized recreational marijuana in the next five years, a huge increase from the four states that currently have or are in the process of creating legal markets for pot.

  3. The legalization of marijuana: a good example of flexible policymaking

    21 January 2015
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    Marijuana policy may not seem like the natural setting to model policies that pursue inclusive growth, but the innovative policy-making processes initiated in four US states are actually well worth considering.

  4. Summary of Drugs & Democracy Activities, October - December 2014

    20 January 2015
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    In November 2014 we saw another historic step towards ending the war on drugs. Two new states, Oregon and  Alaska, and Washington D.C., the capital of the US, voted in favour of legalisation and regulation of cannabis.

  5. A dozen ways to legalize the marijuana supply chain, in Vermont or any state

    16 January 2015
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    After months of research, the RAND corporation released a report for the state of Vermont exploring marijuana legalization and regulation there.

  6. The war on drugs is burning out

    07 January 2015
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    The conservative wave of 2014 featured an unlikely, progressive undercurrent: In two states, plus the nation's capital, Americans voted convincingly to pull the plug on marijuana prohibition.

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