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Minor Possession Charges Still Disrupting Lives — Sometimes 50 Years Later

Federal cannabis prohibition in the United States received another well-deserved bit of shade in January, as California Senator Kamala Harris — who recently announced her intentions to run for president in 2020 — came out strong in support of cannabis legalization. She also stressed the need to erase nonviolent pot-possession infractions from the criminal records […]

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William Barr

Anti-Cannabis Attorney General Nominee Takes A Hands-Off Approach To Legalization

William Barr, who served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, is President Donald Trump’s nominee to return to the post following the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions last November. Barr was recently questioned by Congress during his first confirmation hearing, and many of the inquiries regarded his past as an anti-drug warrior and how […]

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Puerto Rico hemp

Hemp Hemp Hooray: Legalization Of Super Plant To Revitalize Puerto Rican Agriculture

Puerto Rico might have one of the most underdeveloped agricultural sectors on the planet. According to statistics provided by the US Department of Agriculture, Puerto Rico farming income has decreased by two-thirds since 1964, a result traceable to the implosion of the sugar cane industry that once formed the backbone of the island’s economy. Sugar […]

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