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  1. Ron Strider

    What Actually Happened To Violent Crime After Washington Legalized Marijuana

    An upcoming report from a U.S. Department of Justice task force is expected to link marijuana use to violent crime, which some fear might signal the start of a Trump administration crackdown on weed. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been quick to tie marijuana use to violent crime in...
  2. Ron Strider

    Jeff Sessions Prepping For Medical Marijuana Crackdown

    Next week, the Task Force on Crime and Public Safety led by President Trump is expected to release a report linking cannabis in general to violent crimes. Activists fear that the report is going to snowball into tougher sentences on possession, growing and selling marijuana and a general medical...
  3. Ron Strider

    Trump Cracks Down On Marijuana Users, Campaigners Say

    A new Department of Justice report on violent crime and marijuana will pave the way for the Trump administration to crack down on the drug, campaigners and lawmakers say. The Trump administration's Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is to...
  4. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Legalization Is Decreasing Violent Crime In Border States

    In a paper published by The Economic Journal last month, a study by the Norwegian School of Economics in partnership with the Pennsylvania State University Department of Sociology and Criminology, found that marijuana legalization has led to a decrease in violent crime in U.S. states that border...