Items tagged with US drug policy

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Ex-DEA heads, U.N. panel urge feds to nullify Wash., Colo. pot laws [05-03-13] Eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs warned the federal government that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington's n...
Colorado pot task force recommends special sales and excise taxes [28-02-13] What Colorado will look like with legal marijuana became significantly clearer when the state task force proposing rules for that new world finished i...
Marijuana legalization may be unstoppable [28-02-13] US Attorney General Eric Holder told America to expect a decision "soon" on how he'll respond to the recent legalization of pot by Colo...
Colorado task force ponders how to tax legal pot [28-02-13] The Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force regulators are working out the details of exactly how to tax legalized marijuana, so the benefits are share...
Majority of California voters support legalizing pot, poll finds [27-02-13] A record but still narrow majority of California voters, or 54 percent, favor legalizing marijuana for personal, recreational use with age limits and ...
US drugs prosecutors switch sides to defend accused Colombian traffickers [27-02-13] US prosecutors and other senior officials who spearheaded the war against drug cartels have quit their jobs to defend Colombian cocaine traffickers, s...
Pot purchasing limits proposed in CO [25-02-13] Rules for Colorado's recreational-marijuana industry have begun to take shape after a marathon meeting of the Amendment 64 Implementation Task Fo...
The great experiment [23-02-13] A whiff of change is in the air regarding drug control policy. Officials in two American states, Colorado and Washington, are pondering how to impleme...
Maine, Maryland marijuana legalization bills filed [23-02-13] Maine and Maryland became the latest states to see marijuana legalization bills filed this year, with lawmakers in those two states rolling out measu...
Will high marijuana taxes encourage black markets? [23-02-13] The cannabis industry is an easy target for legislatures to saddle with heavy taxes. In Washington State for instance, there is a 25% tax at three dif...
Pot on the patio? [21-02-13] Colorado's Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force is wading through the weeds of marijuana legalization, creating regulations to take pot from th...
Democratic and Republican legislators unite on bill to legalize and tax marijuana [21-02-13] Lawmakers from opposite ends of the political spectrum unveiled a bill Thursday that would give Mainers the chance to legalize marijuana for recreatio...
Maine could become the next state to legalize marijuana for adult use [21-02-13] State Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland) was joined by Rep. Aaron Libby (R-Waterboro) at a press conference to unveil the details of her new bill that wo...
Pot-related bills advance in Wash. Legislature [21-02-13] Two marijuana-related bills advanced in Olympia, with legislative committees giving their OK to one measure that would block police from arresting med...
Mayor Bloomberg makes a small step toward a rational policy on marijuana [20-02-13] In his final state of the city address as Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, announced that anyone caught in possession of marijuana would no longe...
Colorado marijuana task force recommends allowing pot tourism [19-02-13] Members of a task force proposing regulations for recreational marijuana in Colorado approved recommendations that would allow for marijuana tourism b...
Obama drug czar: We will go after marijuana distributors in Wash. and Colo. [18-02-13] In an interview with Canadian news magazine Maclean’s, Gil Kerlikowske, President Obama’s Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, stat...
U.S. can proceed with plans to close Oakland pot shop, court says [15-02-13] A U.S. magistrate judge on Thursday sided with federal prosecutors in dismissing a lawsuit by the city of Oakland that challenged as illegal federal a...
Up in Smoke: Why the GOP’s Views on Pot are Showing Signs of a Shift [14-02-13] As the push to legalize pot migrates from the margins to the mainstream, it is mellowing some Republicans in the process. “If it was a secret ballot, ...
Doors swing open for advocates of marijuana legalization on Capitol Hill [11-02-13] Advocates for the legalization of marijuana plan to step up their political giving and lobbying efforts now that members of Congress are taking an int...

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