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Legislation Would Lessen Penalties for Small-Time Marijuana Users

Small-time pot users—those who use less than two ounces and who face a judge for the first time—rarely go to jail, but a measure making its way through the Missouri Senate would ensure they don’t.

04/08/2014

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Missouri Legislative Leaders Support Limited Medical Marijuana

Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.

04/06/2014

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License Plate Profiling?

A man who was traveling through Idaho says he was targeted by police because he had a Colorado license plate. The Denver Post has the full story here.

03/31/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: January 13th, 2014 – Kinky Friedman, Doreen Taylor

Kinky Friedman is a candidate running for the office of Agriculture Commissioner in the state of Texas. Kinky talks about the war on drugs and why he believe Marijuana should be legalized nationwide, in addition […]

01/13/2014

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Overnight America: July 30th, 2013 – Mason Tvert, Peter Lubin

Marijuana Policy Project Communications Director Mason Tvert sat down with us to talk about their ad that was pulled from a “Jumbo-tron” on the outside of Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Brickyard 400. A & […]

07/30/2013

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Survey: Growing Number of Missourians Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new survey commissioned by a pro-Marijuana group claims a majority of Missourians favor legalization.

03/25/2013

St. Louis Cop Lobbying for Lessen Pot Penalties

Calling it a “waste of time and resources,” a St. Louis police officer signs up to lobby state lawmakers to reduce penalties for marijuana possession.

03/08/2013

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St. Louis Alderman Pushing for Reduced Pot Penalties

If a St. Louis alderman has his way, the possession of a small amount of marijuana would be treated basically like a traffic ticket.

01/10/2013

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8 Tons of Marijuana Seized in Chicago

It’s believed to be worth $40 million on the street.

06/28/2012

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Marijuana Use by Teens on the Rise

A new survey finds nearly 1 in 10 teens lights up at least 20 or more times a month.

05/03/2012

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