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Chronicle AM: AK to Allow Some Social Pot Smoking, Sentencing Reform Moves in Congress, More (11/23/15)

Alaska is set to become the first state to allow social on-premises pot consumption, sentencing reform advances in Congress, China bans new synthetics, and more.

Mounting Pressure on DEA Head to Resign For Calling Medical Marijuana "A Joke"

DEA Adminstrator Chuck Rosenberg is facing both congressional and popular calls to step down or be fired over his remarks.

Burn the Drug War on the National Mall This Saturday!

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A ceremony on Saturday night will be the highlist of a two-day vigil on the National Mall this weekend. It's Catharsis on the Mall. Check it out.

Eight States That May Legalize Marijuana Next Year [FEATURE]

Eight states are well-positioned to legalize marijuana next year. Here they are.

Medical Marijuana Update

A petition calling on President Obama to fire the DEA head keeps getting more signatures, the Florida medical marijuana initiative is halfway home on signature gathering, a New Jersey school becomes the first in the country to allow medical marijuana on campus, and more.

Chronicle AM: NJ Pot Legalization Hearing, Pittsburgh Ponders Decrimalization, More (11/17/15)

Pot legalization was on the agenda in New Jersey, and decriminalization was on the table in Pittsburgh yesterday, West Virginia lawmakers ponder a food stamp drug testing bill, and more.

Chronicle AM: Canada Starts to Move on Legalizing Pot, Irish Cops Support Heroin Decriminalization, More (11/16/15)

Nick Scutari tries to get the marijuana legalization ball rolling in New Jersey, a petition calling for the DEA head to be fired is going strong, Democratic candidates talk drug and crime policy at the debate, Canada moves toward pot legalization, Irish cops support heroin decrim, and more.

Chronicle AM: Mid-Atlantic MedMJ Moves, Bolivia's President Chooses Official Coca Drink, More (11/13/15)

Applicants have overwhelmed Maryland medical marijuana regulators, a New Jersey school becomes the first in the country to allow medical marijuana on campus, Bolivia's president chooses an official beverage, and more.

Chronicle AM: Petition to Fire DEA Head Gains Traction, Colombia OKs Medical Marijuana, More (11/12/15)

There are now more than 27,000 signatures on a petition asking President Obama to fire DEA head Chuck Rosenberg over his medical marijuana comments, Denver thinks a thousand pot shops is enough, Colombia will allow medical marijuana, and more.

The 2015 International Drug Reform Conference is Next Week in DC! [FEATURE]

Everybody who's anybody in drug policy reform is going to be there. You should be, too.

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