Drug War Chronicle #909 - November 6, 2015

1. Ohio Marijuana Legalization-Oligopoly Initiative Defeated

Ohio voters have rejected the ResponsibleOhio initiative, which would have created a "monopoly" on legal marijuana cultivation.

2. Medical Marijuana Update

More Indian tribes move toward okaying medical marijuana, a North Dakota initiative petition gets its language okayed, and more.

3. Three More Drug War Deaths This Month

SWAT teams killed three drug suspects this month, and a South Carolina cops will walk free after gunning down unarmed teenager Zach Hammond in July.

4. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

Another week, another sticky-fingered cop, another cop protecting dealers, and another jailer smuggling dope.

5. Chronicle AM: LEAP Endorses Ohio Initiative, Federal Drug War Prisoners Start Going Home, More (10/29/15)

LEAP endorses Ohio's Issue 3, another tribe wants in on the medical marijuana action, a West Virginia mayor calls fro drug decriminalization, backers of Bolivia's president are using coca as campaign contributions, and more.

6. Chronicle AM: Trump Says Let States Legalize, Mexican Villagers Go Vigilante on Crooked Cops, More (10/30/15)

A leading Republican presidential contender favors letting the states decide on pot policy, another Indian tribe wants to get in on the action, Mexican villagers turn the tables on crooked federal cops, and more.

7. Chronicle AM: OH Votes on Legalization Today, New Big Bucks CA Init Unveiled, More (11/3/15)

It's election day in Ohio, a big money California legalization initiative rolls out, there's another national poll with a majority for pot legalization, Ireland takes big steps toward harm reduction, Germany gets set to deal with medical marijuana, and more.

8. Chronicle AM: OH Marijuana Init Shot Down, DEA Releases National Drug Threat Assessment, More (11/4/15)

Ohio's "monopoly" pot legalization initiative got trounced, two Michigan towns vote to legalize it, the Seneca Nation marches toward medical marijuana, the DEA releases its annual threat assessment, and more.
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