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Police arrest more people for marijuana use than for all violent crimes — combined

On any given day in the United States, at least 137,000 people sit behind bars on simple drug-possession charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch. Nearly two-thirds of them are in local jails. The report says that most of these jailed inmates have not been convicted of any…


Herald recommends yes vote on Amendment 2 for medical marijuana

Vague language and other flaws doomed the medical marijuana amendment put before voters in 2014, though that proposal only lost by a slim margin, garnering 58 percent of the ballots. Amendment 2 returns on the November ballot much improved. United We Care, the grassroots organization behind the amendment, rewrote the proposal to address the loopholes…


America’s Cannabis Industry Will Likely Be Worth $50 Billion In Ten Years

The passage of major legalization measures will see the nation’s legal marijuana industry to grow eight-fold over the next ten years. Five states will vote on recreational legalization this November, including Arizona, Massachusetts, and most importantly, California. According to Bloomberg, a new report from ten financial analysts at Cowen & Co. states that if the…