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DECRIM, an Inference from a Year of Data in Atlanta – Most Cops Don’t Care

One Year Anniversary October 2nd, 2018 marked the one year anniversary of the unanimous passage of Atlanta City Ordinance 17-O-1152, which reduced the penalty for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana within the city limits of Atlanta to $ 75.00 and no jail time.  While this ordinance isn’t a true “decrim” bill, because those arrested … Continue reading »

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Study: Frequent Marijuana Consumers Not More Likely To Access Health Care Services

Marijuana consumers do not access health care services at rates that are higher than non-users, according to data published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin assessed the relationship between marijuana use and health care utilization in a nationally representative sample of 174,159,864 US … Continue reading »

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New York: Improve Implementation of New York’s Compassionate Care Act

It has been two years since Governor Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act (“CCA”) into law and six months since the program became operational. Unfortunately the law is one of the most restrictive in the country and the state legislature failed to pass any meaningful legislation this session to improve it. Enter your zip code … Continue reading »

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