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A patient sues the Border Patrol over harassment at checkpoints, Minnesota expands its program to include chronic pain, a New Hampshire patient wins permission to seek medical marijuana next door in Maine, and more.

Chronicle AM: USPS Warns Newspapers on Pot Ads, MX to Debate Cannabis Next Month, More (12/2/15)

The Postal Service has warned newspapers in the Pacific Northwest that carrying pot business ads could violate federal law, a New Mexico medical marijuana patient is suing the Border Patrol over access to his medicine, Minnesota has approved medical marijuana for chronic pain patients, and more.

Police Took More From Citizens Than Burglars Did Last Year

Law enforcement seized more than $4.5 million in civil asset forfeiture last year. Burglars took only $3.9 million.

Did "LSD Toxicity" Kill Troy Goode, Or Was It The Police Hogtie? [FEATURE]

Troy Goode was under the influence of LSD when he was arrested and hogtied by police. The offically autopsy says the acid killed him. That's extremely unlikely.

Chronicle AM: Autopsy Claims Hogtied Man Was Killed By LSD, MA Init Hands in Sigs, More (12/1/15)

A Mississippi medical examiner is claiming Troy Goode died of "LSD intoxication," the Massachusetts legalization initiative hands in signatures, the North Dakota medical marijuana initiative starts signature gathering, and more.

Chronicle AM: DEA Snitching Issues, Dutch Towns Want Regulated Marijuana Grows, More (11/30/15)

The problems with the DEA's confidential informant program never seem to end, the Eastern Cherokee are fighting over marijuana policy, Dutch cities want licensed growers -- not crooks -- providing marijuana, an Indian state becomes the first to allow hemp cultivation, and more.

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 marijuana 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.

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