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Chronicle AM: MA Drug Lab Scandal Redux, PA Pot Poll Shows Strong, Rising Support, More... (9/22/17)

Pennsylvania support for pot legalization is strong and rising, Attorney General Sessions mixes drug and immigration policy, another federal court rules against Stingray, a second Massachusetts drug lab scandal could see thousands more cases dismissed, and more.

Chronicle AM: CVS to Limit Opioid 'Scrips, Sessions Slams Legal Pot (Again), More... (9/21/17)

The attorney general makes clear yet again that he doesn't like legal weed, a Kentucky court throws out a medical marijuana lawsuit, one of the nation's largest pharmacy chains is moving to tighten up on opioid prescriptions, Rodrigo Duterte is ready to kill his own kid for the sake of the drug war, and more.

The 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, October 11-14, Atlanta

The 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference is the major biannual gathering of drug policy reformers from around the world.

You Won't Believe Alphonse D'Amato's New Gig

The hardcore conservative and former Republican senator is going to be a paid marijuana lobbyist.

This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A Louisiana cop gets nailed for having sex and peddling dope on the job, a sticky-fingered Pennsyvlania cop gets nailed for stealing drug money, a South Carolina cop gets nailed -- nine years after the fact -- for lying on a drug search warrant, and more.

Medical Marijuana Update

A white-haired conservative Mormon Republican senator from Utah files a medical marijuana research bill, the Arizona Supreme Court tells recalcitrant local officials they can't hide behind federal law to mess with the the state's medical marijuana law, and more.

Chronicle AM: Las Vegas MJ Lounges Hit Snag, Utah MedMJ Init Polling Well, More... (9/20/17)

The Bay State's highest court just made it harder for cops to charge people with pot-impaired driving, Las Vegas-area county commissioners put a stop to talk of pot lounges anytime soon, Colombia's president speaks out against the drug war (again) at the United Nations, and more.

Chronicle AM: CA Safe Injection Site Blocked for Now, No Toronto Pot Lounges, More... (9/19/17)

The California safe injection bill came up two votes short of passing this year, Toronto authorities ignore the pleas of pot lounge operators for a place under legalization, Virginia's Democratic attorney general comes out with a plan to fight opioid overdoses, and more.

Colorado County's Marijuana Tax Program Will Provide $420,000 in College Scholarships This Fall

Marijuana legalization is bringing economic and educational benefits to the people of Pueblo County.

New Hampshire Just Decriminalized Marijuana Possession

Now there is nowhere left in New England where possession of a small amount of weed will get you arrested and thrown in jail.

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