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August 12, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris, Senate Sponsor of the MORE Act, Chosen to be VP Candidate

Kamala Harris is the lead Senate sponsor of the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act.

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August 11, 2020

Arizona: Adult-Use Legalization Initiative Qualifies for 2020 Ballot

The Act permits those age 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs.

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August 7, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: What Happened to Our Right to a Speedy Trial by a Jury of Our Peers?

The harsh reality is that when one is arrested in this country, there is a strong likelihood of a conviction, and usually without the benefit of a trial.

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August 4, 2020

McConnell Misleads on Marijuana

Some opponents of marijuana policy reform have manipulated the Speaker’s comments to imply that she was opining that cannabis therapy has been proven specifically to be successful for the treatment of COVID-19.

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