Drug War Chronicle #925 - April 28, 2016

1. Canada Will Move to Legalize Marijuana Next Year

The land of the maple leaf is about to become the land of the marijuana leaf, too.

2. Video Killed the Drug Conviction: Chicago Narcs Busted Lying Through Their Teeth [FEATURE]

Police perjuring themselves to prosecute the drug war is nothing new, but managing to nail them for it is remarkable. Joseph Sperling did just that.

3. UN Bicycle Day Rally Calls for Psychedelic Freedom

On Bicycle Day, psychonauts celebrated the discovery of LSD in the very shadow of United Nations headquarters and called for psychedelic freedom.

4. Medical Marijuana Update

The DEA approves a PTSD medical marijuana study, a Senate committee votes to rein in the DEA on medical marijuana, a Utah poll has very strong support for medical marijuana, and more.

5. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

Another jail guard in trouble, an Ohio narc heads to prison, and so does a veteran Alabama cop.

6. Chronicle AM: NE Ends Civil Asset Forfeiture, New England Pot Politics, Mexico Marijuana Reforms, More... 4/25/16

Marijuana policy is keeping state houses busy in New England, Nebraska becomes the 10th state to end civil asset forfeiture, Maine's Tea Party governor vetoes a Naloxone bill, Mexico's president expands marijuana reforms, and more.

7. Chronicle AM: CT Opioids Bill Passes House, CA Drug Sentence Reduction Bill Killed, More... (4/26/16)

DC marijuana activists scored a White House meeting, Montana medical marijuana patients catch a temporary break, hemp states could be protected from federal interference, Canada just says no to decrim ahead of marijuana legalization next year, and more.

8. Chronicle AM: NH Decrim Back From the Dead, 4/20 MJ Sales Topped $37.5 Million, More... (4/27/16)

Americans spent a lot of money on weed for 4/20, Dana Rohrabacher endorses California's AUMU marijuana legalization initiative, New Hampshire decrim rises from the dead, and more.
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