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Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

March 4, 2019

With Cory Booker’s proposal to legalize marijuana on a federal level, TRNN looks at the current politics surrounding legalization in the nation’s capital and statehouses across the country to see if the time has finally come for a federal law to decriminalize pot

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

Will Blue State MD Allow Voters to Decide on Legal Pot?

October 12, 2017

A proposed referendum to allow voters to decide if pot should be legalized faces an uphill battle in a state wedded to racially biased marijuana policies

Pot Arrests Grow Despite Increasing Support for Legalization

October 6, 2017

The FBI’s latest local law enforcement report reveals arrests for marijuana-related offenses grew slightly in 2016, despite the fact that most Americans think pot should be legal

Latin America

August 31, 2017
U.S. banks say the 2001 Patriot Act prevents them from doing business with banks in Uruguay that provide services for newly legalized pot sales. The politics in all of it is ‘rank hypocrisy,’ says economist Bill Black