Drug War Chronicle #977 - June 15, 2017

1. America, We Can Fix This: 24 Ways to Reduce Opioid Overdoses and Addiction [FEATURE]

The science and evidence base is there. What is needed is the political will, and a little care.

2. Medical Marijuana Update

Despite everything, Attorney General Sessions has medical marijuana on his mind, Florida lawmakers approve a no-smoking medical marijuana implementation bill, Vermont's governor signs a medical marijuana expansion bill, and more.

3. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

It's pretty quiet on the corrupt cop front week, except for one drug-gobbling Tennessee cop and Burritogate in Tulsa.

4. Chronicle AM: Mexico Drug War Violence Roils Reynosa, RI MJ Commission Expanded, More... (6/8/17)

A Rhode Island legislative commission studying marijuana legalization gets an expanded membership, including more seats favorable to legalization, cartel infighting leaves a bloody toll in Reynosa, British public health experts call for festival pill testing, and more.

5. Chronicle AM: LA County Deputies to Carry Naloxone, Florida MedMJ Bill Advances, More... (6/9/17)

New York lawmakers are beginning a new push for marijuana legalization, the Florida Senate has passed a medical marijuana implementation bill, LA County Sheriff's deputies begin carrying the overdose reversal drug Naloxone, and more.

6. Chronicle AM: FL Solons Reach MedMJ Accord, CO Gov Signs Asset Forfeiture Bill, More... (6/12/17)

Florida lawmakers finally reach agreement on implementing the medical marijuana constitutional amendment, Colorado's governor signs an asset forfeiture reform bill, and more.

7. Chronicle AM: Sessions Sought Free Rein on MedMJ, VT Legalization Still Alive, More... (6/14/17)

Lots of marijuana policy news today, plus GOP Rep. James Sensenbrenner files a bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act.
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