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May
Fifteen additional states, now including North Dakota, decriminalized cannabis on a state level. Half of all adults in the U.S. have used an illegal drug at some point. Ending criminal penalties for drug possession, often referred to as decriminalization, which means nobody gets arrested, goes to jail or prison, or faces criminal punishment for possessing a small amount of a drug for personal use. Gov. Doug Burgum of North...
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Mar
A bill signed last year by Gov. Doug Ducey directed the state Department of Agriculture to write rules allowing Arizona farmers tomorrow start growing the non-psychoactive form of marijuana. That was allowed after a 2014 federal law gave states some permission to license hemp growers for “research purposes.” Those rules are expected to be in place by August. But what Congress just approved is a...