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October 2, 2020

Five Times Marijuana Contributed to the Banning of a Book

In honor of Banned Books Week, here are five times that marijuana earned a book its spot on that list!

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October 1, 2020

Colorado: Governor Polis Pardons Thousands with Past Marijuana Convictions

The move comes after Gov. Polis signed separate legislation into law earlier this year granting him the expanded authority to issue such pardons, which took effect this month.

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October 1, 2020

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Decline Year-Over-Year, But Still Outpace Arrests for All Violent Crimes

"At a time when the overwhelming majority of Americans want cannabis to be legal and regulated, it is an outrage that many police departments across the country continue to waste tax dollars and limited law enforcement resources on arresting otherwise law-abiding citizens for simple marijuana possession."

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September 29, 2020

Study: Nearly Thirty Percent of Women Report Having Used Cannabis for Menopause Symptoms

“Current or ever use of cannabis for menopause symptom management was reported by 27 percent of all participants, while an additional 10 percent expressed interest in future use."

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