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New Orleans

New Orleans City Council Passes Decriminalization Ordinance

New Orleans City Council Passes Decriminalization Ordinance

On March 17, 2016, the New Orleans City Council passed Ordinance Calendar No. 31,148, decriminalizing simple possession of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids.

Forfeiture and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

DOJ Suspends Asset Forfeiture Equitable Sharing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Justice released a memorandum addressed to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies Monday to announce that the equitable sharing program for asset forfeiture funds has been temporarily suspended due to financial considerations.


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