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Marijuana Possession Arrests Plummet in New Orleans

Marijuana Possession Arrests Plummet in New Orleans | Paul Armentano
NEW ORLEANS, LA — Minor marijuana possession arrests have plunged in the city of New Orleans following the adoption of a municipal ordinance one year ago that called for fining, rather than arresting, low-level offenders. According to data made available last week, just one…

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Illinois: Cook County Voters Approve Non-Binding Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Illinois: Cook County Voters Approve Non-Binding Marijuana Legalization Initiative | NORML
CHICAGO, IL — Voters in Cook County, IL (population 5.23 million) have approved a non-binding ballot measure in support of legalizing the adult use of marijuana. The advisory measure posed to voters the question of whether the state should legalize “the cultivation, manufacture, distribution,…

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Investigators seize 500 plants in suspected illegal pot grow in El Paso County

Thirteen pounds of processed marijuana and more than 500 marijuana plants were seized Friday when authorities served a search warrant at a suspected illegal grow in El Paso County.
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Live coverage from 4/20 in Colorado, from the block to the Capitol

Here’s how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2018, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday, across Colorado.
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Yoga, parkour and more security: New Denver 4/20 event organizer seeks to turn over new leaf

“We want this to look great for the city of Denver and state of Colorado, and we know the world is watching.”
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Denver 4/20 begins with good vibes and cannabis camaraderie

With many sporting tie-dye gear, pot-leaf garlands and wide grins, thousands of revelers began pouring into Denver’s Civic Center park on Friday for the annual 4/20 celebration in the de facto capital of cannabis.
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Kansas man sentenced in $3 million marijuana conspiracy

A Kansas man was sentenced to five years in prison without parole for his role in a conspiracy to distribute $3 million worth of marijuana in the Kansas City metro region.
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