Drug War Chronicle #1144 - December 1, 2021

1. Chronicle Book Review: "Psychedelic Justice"

This is crucial work for anyone pondering where we go from here with psychedelics (and how we got here in the first place).

2. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A meth-cooking New Jersey cop gets himself in trouble, a southern California sheriff's deputy gets caught trying to frame a woman for meth, and more.

3. OR Has Another $270 Million for Drug Treatment Programs, Germany to Legalize Marijuana, More... (11/19/21)

Germany is moving to legalize marijuana, DC is moving to legalize marijuana sales, and more.

4. First Actual Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Case -- Or Not? -- ICC Temporarily Suspends Philippines Probe, More... (11/22/21)

An Illinois judge rules the odor of raw marijuana is no longer a basis for a vehicle search, an Ohio move to legalize marijuana is nearing its signature-gathering goal, and more.

5. NY Marijuana Arrests Up in Smoke, TX MJ Poll, First SD MedMJ Patient Card, More... (11/23/21)

St. Louis aldermen move to end fines for pot possession and allow personal cultivation, New York marijuana arrests are declining dramatically, and more.

6. SD MJ Legalization Init Thrown Out, New Zealand Legalizes Drug Checking, More... (11/24/21)

A federal jury finds major drugstore chains culpable in two Ohio counties' opioid crisis, St. Louis decriminaizes marijuana possession, and more.

7. MA Poll Finds Public Happy with Legal Weed, Mexico Senate Moving on Marijuana Legalization, More... (11/26/21)

Pennsylvania medical marijuana regulators take aim at vape products, Mexican cartel violence flares in Sonora and Zacatecas, and more.

8. FL Decrim Bill, UAE Drug Reform, Guide for Psychedelic Churches, More... (11/29/21)

The Chacruna Institute releases a guide for psychedelic churches, DOJ Says the Bureau of Prisons short-changed up to 60,000 First Step Act prisoners on earned-time credits, and more.

9. NYC Opens Nation's First Official Supervised Injection Sites, Toronto Moves Toward Drug Decrim, More... (11/30/21)

A pair of supervised injection sites are now operating in New York City, NORML issues a report on marijuana legislative victories in the states, and more.
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