Drug War Chronicle #1042 - November 1, 2018

1. Marijuana Midterms: The Prospects for State-Level Legalization and Medical Marijuana [FEATURE]

Less than two weeks out, a couple of these races are turning into nailbiters.

2. There is an "Elegant Way" to End Global Prohibition Agreements

Inter se agreements acknowledge global treaty provisions while crafting new agreements holding among participating member states.

3. Medical Marijuana Update

It's been a whipsaw week for Michigan's unlicensed dispensaries, Oklahoma sees its first legal medical marijuana sales, and more.

4. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A Border Patrol agent gets in trouble, and so do a crooked trio of Miami cops.

5. Chronicle AM: FDA Grants "Breakthrough Therapy" Status for Psilocybin, MI Pot Poll, More... (10/29/18)

The Michigan marijuana initiative still has a healthy lead as Election Day nears, the FDA has granted "breakthrough therapy" status for psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression, and more.

6. Chronicle AM: Brazil's New Leader is Bad News on Drug Policy, CO Legalization Faces RICO Suit, More... (10/30/18)

A lawsuit using federal RICO statutes to challenge Colorado's legal pot law got underway today, North Dakota medical marijuana patients and caregivers can now apply to the registry, Brazil's president-elect is a giant step backward on drug policy, and more.

7. Chronicle AM: NJ MJ Poll Shows Strong Support, IN Forfeiture Case Goes to Supreme Court, More... (10/31/18)

A new poll has support for marijuana legalization in New Jersey at 58%, Kansas gubernatorial candidates debate marijuana policy, truck drivers will face hair drug testing one of these years, and more.
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