Drug War Chronicle #807 - October 31, 2013

1. The Next States to Legalize Marijuana [FEATURE]

If you like to wager, Alaska, Oregon, and Rhode Island look like the best bets for legalizing marijuana next year. But the situation is fluid, and there could be others.

2. Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Filed, Has $$$ Support

A marijuana legalization initiative that has big donor financial backing has been filed in Oregon.

3. First Conference Glimpses

Some initial videos from the big conference, including Ifetayo Harvey, Rep. Jared Polis, Ethan Nadelmann, Rev. Sanders, and a short highlights piece from the first day.

4. Florida Supreme Court Sets Medical Marijuana Hearing Date

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in December on whether a medical marijuana initiative can move forward.

5. Medical Marijuana Update

A Michigan couple get their child back, New Jersey gets its second dispensary, and Washington regulators get an earful over attempts to do away with patient home grows under I-502 legalization. And much, much more.

6. Indiana School Kid Bitten by Drug Dog in Fake Raid

Police trying to teach children about "drug awareness" inadvertently taught them an entirely different lesson in Indiana last week.
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