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Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

Dallas County Puts Marijuana Cite-and-Release Program Into Effect

After being delayed in the beginning of October, the Dallas cite-and-release program was finally approved in Dallas County on Oct. 17, 2017.

The History of Marijuana in North Carolina

The History of Marijuana in North Carolina

Marijuana has thousands of years of history all across the world and in the United States. In the United States, marijuana has a history of prohibition and legalization both at the state and federal levels. Many southern states are actually taking action to join the fight for legalization. North Carolina is among one of these southern states that is moving forward with marijuana legalization.

Nashville

Nashville, Tenn., Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

Nashville, Tenn., has passed an ordinance that allows police officers leeway in charging people with possession of marijuana. The city’s new decriminalization legislation allows officers to give a penalty of either a $50 fine or 10 hours of community service to people in possession of half an ounce or less of marijuana.

MRTA CDHS

Poll: Maine Voters Oppose Attorney General’s Punitive Drug Policies, Support Decriminalizing Drug Possession and Treating Drugs as a Health Issue

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A substantial majority of Maine voters support decriminalizing drug possession, according to a survey conducted over the weekend by Public Policy Polling (PPP) for the Drug Policy Alliance.


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