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Not surprisingly, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn’t solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement.
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson on Tuesday defended a state lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he will go forward with the suit filed by his predecessor weeks before Peterson took office.
Colorado’s top law enforcement official says manufacturing high-potency marijuana oil is not legal under the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana law.
Some western Nebraska law enforcement officials are cheering a new state lawsuit that seeks to thwart Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, even as Colorado vows to fight it in court.
Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.
A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010.
There are more concerns about the number of children and teens using marijuana in Colorado. In a study just released, Colorado has a higher number of kids and college students using the drug than other states.
The opening months of Colorado’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions and injuries as pot users try to make the drug’s intoxicating oil in crude home-based laboratories.
As more states decriminalize marijuana, a burgeoning domestic pot industry has transformed the quality and potency of the weed now hitting the streets.