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Medical Marijuana Crime

Kim Bellware

Don't Fear The Reefer | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

For residents in states where medical marijuana is legal, having a neighborhood "go to pot" might not be so bad. And as Illinois prepares to throw ope...

Matt Ferner

Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Actually Reduce Crime | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Legalizing medical marijuana causes no increase in crime, according to a new study. In fact, legalized medical pot may reduce some violent crime, incl...

Aaron Sankin

Can Pot Shops Actually Reduce Crime? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.20.2013 | San Francisco

Nine years ago, a small medical marijuana dispensary opened in San Francisco's Lower Haight. The Vapor Room quickly found its place within the neighbo...

Medical Marijuana Grower Chris Williams Faces 80 Years in Prison

Rebecca Richman Cohen | Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime
Rebecca Richman Cohen

As people like Chris Williams fall through the widening cracks between state and federal law, it's time we reform federal law to be consistent with the states, lifting cloud of uncertainty that puts law abiding citizens at risk.