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Chronicle AM: Canada Election Should Bring MJ Legalization, Ohio Init in Dead Heat, More (10/20/15)

Canada's Liberals have vowed to legalize marijuana, and now they've just won the election; the Ohio legalization initiative looks like it will be a squeaker, a federal judge rules in favor of marijuana businesses in legal states, and more.

Canada's Liberals Sweep to Victory -- With a Legalization Platform

A Liberal victory in Canada's elections Monday means marijuana legalization should be coming soon to the Great White North.

Chronicle AM: UN Decriminalization Drama, Global Undertreatment of Pain Report, More (10/19/15)

A thousand march for marijuana in Dallas, a few dozen in Montgomery; a UNODC document calling for drug decriminalization gets leaked and then yanked, the Global Commission on Drug Policy issues a report on pain, and more.

Will Ohio Legalize Marijuana Next Month? [FEATURE]

The ResponsibleOhio initiative doesn't have a lot of friends, but it has a lot of money, and it looks like a lot of voter support.

Chronicle AM: Australia Okays Medical Marijuana, NJ Legalization Rally Tomorrow, More (10/16/15)

There's a legalization rally in Trenton tomorrow, ASA has a new report on the impact of dispensaries, Mexico cartel violence flares at a Pacific port, Australia okays medical marijuana, and more.

Chronicle AM: Portland Nixes "Green Light District," Afghan Opium Decline, More (10/15/15)

No pot tourism district for Portland -- at least for now -- New Jersey gets a fifth dispensary, Croatia legalizes medical marijuana, Afghan opium production fell by nearly half last year, and more.

This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

It's jail and prison guards gone bad this week, plus a trio of suburban Cleveland narcs get nailed, and a Customs agent goes to prison for waving a load of marijuana through his port of entry.

Chronicle AM: Dems Debate Drugs, Detroit Regulates Dispensaries, Amsterdam Ecstasy Rules, More (10/14/15)

Democratic contenders briefly touched on marijuana and sentencing policy during last night's debate, Ohio's largest medical marijuana group switches sides to endorse the legalization initiative, Detroit moves to regulate dispensaries, and more.

Medical Marijuana Update

Nearly two decades after the passage of Proposition 215, California will finally get comprehensive, statewide medical marijuana regulation, legal dispensaries come a step closer in Michigan, and more.

Chronicle AM: OH MJ Init Polls 56%, Meth Prohibition Madness, More (10/13/15)

A new poll has the Ohio marijuana legaization initiative ahead, another poll suggests Texas is edging closer to marijuana reform, Radley Balko takes on meth prohibition, and more.

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