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17 Dec 2013, 1:41 pm
Historically, males have favored marijuana reform more so than females have. [read post]
3 Feb 2015, 7:50 pm by commonlawaz
Proposed Marijuana Sentencing Reform The proposed legislation, HB 2006, seeks to modify three current laws related to marijuana: Ariz. [read post]
25 Jun 2015, 4:58 am by Douglas A. Berman
As regular readers surely realize, I tend generally to favor modern marijuana reform efforts. [read post]
6 Dec 2012, 1:14 pm by Rekha Arulanantham
ACLU of Washington support for I-502 is part of our broader work of criminal justice reform. [read post]
15 Mar 2015, 5:25 am by Douglas A. Berman
This new commentary, headlined "Medical marijuana question complicated for Florida GOP by 2016 ballot," highlights how the prospect of marijuana issues appearing on the ballot in 2016 can be used to push lawmakers to embrace reforms. [read post]
1 Jul 2015, 8:04 am by Douglas A. Berman
As reported in local pieces linked below, two notably different northern states have two notably different marijuana reforms becoming effective today: "Minnesota patients legally acquire marijuana for first time" "Q&A: Everything you need to know about legal marijuana in Oregon" Unsurprisingly, the events in Oregon are a bigger deal from... [read post]
24 Mar 2015, 7:51 am by Douglas A. Berman
This recent commentary about marijuana reform from The National Memo, which is headlined "Half A Heart On Marijuana Better Than No Heart At All," makes a powerful point about what some politicians say about modern marijuana reform in light of their own admitted history with this drug. [read post]
10 Feb 2015, 7:20 am by Douglas A. Berman
Here is a run-down of and links to some recent news stories reviewing recent state-level marijuana reform developments: Alaska: "Alaska lawmakers consider new draft of marijuana bill" Louisiana: "Medical marijuana will be considered by the Louisiana Legislature again" Michigan: "Marijuana leaves legal experts confused, looking to state Supreme Court to... [read post]
26 Jun 2015, 6:34 am by Douglas A. Berman
But especially because my interest in marijuana reform stems largely from my concerns about the criminal justice harms and costs of marijuana prohibition,... [read post]
23 Mar 2009, 8:45 am
And No Rational Basis: The Pragmatic Argument for Marijuana Law Reform on SSRN. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 6:46 am by Douglas A. Berman
Patrick Gleason, who is the Director of State Affairs at Americans for Tax Reform, has this notable new commentary at Forbes headlined "Marijuana Taxes On The Ballot This November. [read post]
13 Oct 2014, 12:52 pm by Douglas A. Berman
" The report by Nancy Smith suggests that the marijuana reform ballot initiative going before Florida voters in three weeks is now on the political ropes.... [read post]
25 Feb 2015, 6:55 am by Douglas A. Berman
As detailed in this lengthy AP piece, headlined "No street parties, no citations: Alaska quietly ushers in legalized marijuana," the state nicknamed The Last Frontier is now an important and especially interesting new frontier in the state-level laboratories of democracy experimenting with recreational marijuana reforms. [read post]
17 Oct 2014, 10:06 am by Douglas A. Berman
Regular readers already know that The Brookings Institution has been committed to doing throughtful and cutting-edge research and reports on the legal, political and social realities surrounding modern marijuana reform. [read post]
19 Jun 2015, 6:18 am by Douglas A. Berman
This intriguing new Forbes article, headlined "Israel, Canada Want A Piece Of New York's Medical Marijuana," highlights a number of ways in which marijuana reform in the United States is already changing a number of notable global realities. [read post]
11 Jun 2015, 5:59 am by Douglas A. Berman
Even since California legalized medical marijuana nearly 20 years ago, and especially since Arizona, Oregon and Washington moved forward with various significant marijuana reforms, the far west has been the US region to watch most closely for those interested in both the legal and practical dynamics of marijuana reform. [read post]
10 Jun 2015, 7:10 am by Douglas A. Berman
Though I hope everyone interested in marijuana reform in the Buckeye State is making plans to attend the... [read post]
24 Jul 2014, 5:26 am by Douglas A. Berman
The Washington Post has this interesting article which highlights some reasons why I tend to think marijuana reform movements will continue to gain steam. [read post]
29 Dec 2014, 7:37 am by Douglas A. Berman
" Here are a excerpts from a lengthy article which suggests at least one of the Koch brothers may be supportive of marijuana reform... [read post]