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Medical Marijuana Update

Illinois patients can have guns, but New Hampshire patients can't grow their own medicine. And California counties stay busy as the legislature ponders actually regulating medical marijuana there.

This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

An Alabama deputy gets stung, a Baltimore cop gets jail for beating on a drug suspect, and a Texas jail guard gets to see the other side of the bars after selling marijuana to prisoners.

Chronicle AM--April 23, 2014

There's news on the marijuana legalization initiative front, decrim dies in New Hampshire, pot sentencing reform dies in Alabama, Illinois patients can keep their guns, and drugged driving and reproductive rights are also in the news. And more.

"Hundreds, Perhaps Thousands" Could be Freed Under New Federal Clemency Rules

Hundreds, perhaps thousands of federal drug prisoners could be granted clemency under new rules being drawn up by the Justice Department. Attorney General announced the work in progress Monday.

US Supreme Court Rejects Florida Drug Testing Appeal

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state employees without cause has been batted down after the US Supreme Court refused to hear the state's appeal of a lower court decision finding it unconstitional.

Chronicle AM -- April 17, 2014

Marijuana legalization inititives are in the news, the NCAA ponders relaxing marijuana penalties, a vaporizer company wants to drug test its workers, and more.

Faith Leaders Issue Easter Statement on War on Drugs, Mass Incarceration [FEATURE]

A group of faith leaders have issued an "Easter Statement" making a powerful moral and spiritual call for an end to the war on drugs and mass incarceration. What would Jesus do?

Medical Marijuana Update

With a stroke of the governor's pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more.

Chronicle AM -- April 16, 2014

President Obama commutes a marijuana offender's sentence, organized opposition to a legalization initiative emerges in Alaska, draconian heroin bills are moving in Louisiana, and more.

This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging steroids, and an LAPD cop gets his hand slapped for lying about a drug bust.

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