Drug War Chronicle #1154 - February 24, 2022

Today marks five years since Senator Leila
de Lima was jailed for opposing Philippine
President Duterte's drug war killings.
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1. Where Marijuana Legalization Could Win at the Statehouse in 2022 [FEATURE]

There are a handful of states that could possibly get a marijuana legalization bill through the legislature and signed into law this year.

2. Medical Marijuana Update

The Supreme Court asks for Justice Department input on a pair of medical marijuana workers compensation cases, a South Dakota tribe defends non-tribal medical marijuana card holders who face arrest by state and local authorities, and more.

3. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

This week, we have a trio of jail guards gone bad.

4. NY Marijuana Licensing and Equity Bill Goes to Governor, Italian High Court Throws Out Plants Referendum, More... (2/17/22)

An Alabama marijuana decriminalization bill advances, so does a Hawaii bill that would legalize marijuana for people over 65, and more.

5. SD Marijuana Legalization Advances, Congress Extends Fentanyl Analog Criminalization Again, More... (2/18/22)

A South Dakota tribe is defending non-tribal medical marijuana cardholders who have been arrested by state and local police.

6. DE Marijuana Legalization Advances in House, AL Fentanyl Test Strip Bill Nears Final Vote, More... (2/22/22)

Bills to end civil asset forfeiture and block "equitable sharing" with the feds are filed in Tennessee, a Delaware marijuana legalization bill advances, and more.

7. NY Governor Signs Bill to Let Hemp Growers Grow Marijuana, Avocado Imports Resume After Cartel Threat, More... (2/23/22)

A new poll finds three out of four Floridans are ready to legalize marijuana, the Supreme Court asks the Justice Department to file a brief in a pair of medical marijuana workmen's compensation cases, and more.
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