SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — A new report compiled by Peter Phipps, a professor of journalism at the University of Rhode Island, and students in his Media and Law course found that Rhode Island police officers continue to devote resources to enforcing laws against marijuana even after possession of small amounts was decriminalized in 2013.
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MONTPELIER, VT, Jan. 22, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott officially signed a bill into law that makes marijuana legal for adults in Vermont.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 04, 2018 /Weed Wire/ —Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Department of Justice policy that directed federal law enforcement not to target individuals or businesses that are in compliance with state law.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project, the nation’s leading marijuana policy reform organization, has announced changes to its leadership structure.
BOSTON, July 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Gov. Charlie Baker today signed the marijuana compromise bill sent to him last week by the Legislature, setting the stage for creation of the regulatory structure to oversee legal marijuana sales in Massachusetts.
BOSTON, Mass., July 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After weeks of talks and missed deadlines, legislators in Massachusetts have reached an agreement on legislation that will make changes to Question 4, the law to regulate marijuana for adults that was approved by voters in November 2016.
PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Regulate Rhode Island and allied legislators are announcing a new proposal they call “incremental legalization.”