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This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible?

Outdated drug war laws and a secondary offense led to Thomas Laverty’s outrageous sentence.
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He was serving a life sentence for cannabis. Then he got a phone call from Ivanka Trump

Craig Cesal is living proof of how ludicrous America’s war on drugs became.
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Trump pardoned 12 cannabis prisoners on his way out. Here are their stories

In his final presidential act, Donald Trump pardoned 12 federal marijuana prisoners serving outrageous sentences.
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In historic move, United Nations reclassifies cannabis as less-dangerous drug

The UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs finally admits that marijuana is not as deadly as heroin.
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Detroit okays 75 retail marijuana shops; half will go to legacy residents

Two years after Michigan legalized weed, Detroit approved a licensing plan that offers city locals a chance to enter the industry.
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Madison, Wisconsin, will stop arresting people for marijuana possession

It’s still illegal throughout the state, but Wisconsin’s great college town has decided to stop arresting people for small amounts of cannabis.
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