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31 Jan 2017, 11:40 am by The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm
The decision of the DEA to reclassify marijuana in the Controlled Substance List would allow national marijuana reform to circumvent the large hurdle of congressional action. [read post]
24 Jun 2016, 11:52 am by Douglas A. Berman
These posts from this past week highlight why serious marijuana reform students should be following his work: Sanders Pushes Marijuana Reform in Democratic Platform Congress Blocks Medical Marijuana for Military Veterans... [read post]
17 Dec 2013, 1:41 pm
Historically, males have favored marijuana reform more so than females have. [read post]
3 Jan 2017, 7:30 am by Douglas A. Berman
In addition to the eight marijuana reform ballot initiatives that passed in November (four involving recreational reform, four involving medical reform), two big rust-belt states enacted significant medical marijuana reforms as well... [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]
23 Apr 2016, 11:20 am by Douglas A. Berman
 Sadly, this seminar wrapped up this week, so this will be the last collection of MLP&R links that include student-generated postings: Detailing myriad problems with CBD-only medical marijuana reform efforts "Blazing Billables: State Laws Expand Pro-Pot Legal Work" Lots of notable marijuana headlines on a day often associated with marijuana Exploring how to impact the hearts and minds of bellwether Buckeye voters concerning… [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 6:34 pm by Douglas A. Berman
Last month in this post, I highlighted that, at, Tom Angell does a great job covering news on the marijuana reform law and politics front. [read post]
14 Feb 2017, 2:05 pm by Robert Mikos
” The chief fear among reform proponents is that Sessions will renew enforcement of the federal marijuana ban in reform states, for example, by initiating federal prosecutions of state licensed marijuana suppliers. [read post]
2 Dec 2016, 7:57 am by Douglas A. Berman
I have a hard time keeping track of marijuana reform developments around the world, but these recent headlines highlight that these developments are worth trying to follow: Ireland moves toward legalizing marijuana for medicinal use Canadian Panel Reportedly Recommends Low Marijuana Taxes and Purchases Ages: A task force emphasizes the... [read post]
18 Jan 2016, 9:33 am by Douglas A. Berman
I was supportive of the failed (and very far from ideal) marijuana reform initiative campaign in Ohio in 2015 in part because the Ohio General Assembly had never before shown any serious interest in even considering any serious marijuana reform in the Buckeye State. [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]
17 May 2016, 12:02 pm by Douglas A. Berman
I am a fairly strong proponent of marijuana reforms in large part because there seem to be a number of tangible immediate benefits from legalizating, regulating and taxing the marijuana marketplace, while significant drawbacks rarely prove to be as dire as predicted by opponents of reform. [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]
13 Sep 2015, 3:55 pm by Douglas A. Berman
Pangloss, the title of this post is my reaction to this notable new Washington Post article discussing how marijuana reform is playing out in the District of Columbia. [read post]
31 Jan 2016, 12:44 pm by Douglas A. Berman
This Washington Post WonkBlog entry, headlined "Obama says marijuana reform is not on his agenda for 2016," reinforces my long-standing belief that Prez Barack Obama remains disinclined to use any of this limited political capital to try to advance a marijuana reform agenda. [read post]
17 Apr 2016, 5:11 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Sam Kamin (University of Denver Sturm College of Law) has posted Prosecutorial Discretion in the Context of Immigration and Marijuana Law Reform: The Search for a Limiting Principle (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. [read post]
22 Sep 2015, 8:03 am by Douglas A. Berman
Yesterday's New York Times had this lengthy article, headlined "Oregon’s Legal Sale of Marijuana Comes With Reprieve," which discusses various differences in the various approaches Oregon is taking to marijuana 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]