Drug War Chronicle #1164 - July 8, 2022

1. Supreme Court Sides with Inmate in Crack Cocaine Resentencing Case [FEATURE]

It is a case that could positively impact the resentencing prospects of thousands of federal crack cocaine prisoners.

2. New Poll Could Bolster Vermont Drug Decrim Push [FEATURE]

A new poll could help stiffen the resolve of Vermont lawmakers to actually pass a drug decriminalization bill next year.

3. EVENT: Building Back with Justice? Marcos, Duterte, the ICC and the Philippine Drug War

We hold our next online side event in conjunction with the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

4. Medical Marijuana Update

A Nebraska medical marijuana initiative campaign is going down to the wire on signature-gathering, a Pennsylvania bill to protect patients from DUI charges advances, and more.

5. This Week's Corrupt Cop Stories

A Pennsylvania state trooper gets wasted on the job, and more.

6. No Drug Decrim Init in WA This Year, Colombia Truth Commission Calls for Legal, Regulated Drugs... (6/29/22)

A House committee has advanced an amendment to protect state-legal marijuana businesses, the DC city council votes to let adults "self-certify" for a medical marijuana card, and more.

7. CA Safe Injection Site Bill Nears Final Passage, PA MedMJ DUI Bill Advances, More... (6/30/22)

North Carolina permanently legalizes hemp at the last minute, a Missoula, Montana, entheogen decriminalization resolution is withdrawn for lack of support, and more.

8. Another Push for the SAFE Banking Act, NJ Magic Mushroom Legalization Bill Filed, More... (7/1/22)

The Ohio Supreme Court rejects a police backpack search for marijuana, the Massachusetts Senate has approved an asset forfeiture reform bill, and more.

9. Fed Judge Rules for Opioid Distributors in WV Lawsuit, CA Kills Marijuana Cultivator Tax, More... (7/5/22)

A Washington state county commissioner demonstrates her cluelessness about harm reduction, Senate drug warriors file the END FENTANYL Act, and more.

10. Senators Press Biden to Deschedule Marijuana, OK Legalization Init Hands in Signatures, More... (7/6/22)

The Nebraska medical marijuana initiative campaign is in a final frantic push to come up with additional signatures, the Oklahoma marijuana legalization initiative campaign hands in beaucoup signatures, and more.

11. AR Legalization Campaign Hands in Signatures, Amnesty on Singapore Drug War Hangings, More... (7/7/22)

A federal circuit court puts the hurt on a Nebraska medical marijuana initiative, DC residents can now self-certify as medical marijuana patients, and more.
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