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    New Jersey halts weed prosecutions, moves closer to legalizing pot

    New Jersey’s attorney general immediately halted all municipal prosecutions of marijuana offenses Tuesday, effectively placing on hold thousands of cases across the state that involve possession of weed while lawmakers weigh legalization. In a memo sent to the state’s municipal and county prosecutors, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced he will study the use of […] More

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    FDA Says Marijuana Ingredient CBD Doesn’t Meet Criteria For Federal Control

    Last week’s decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to place a marijuana-derived drug in the least restrictive category under federal law was largely based on a recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). But according to a recently released internal government letter, the FDA actually concluded that cannabidiol, or CBD, doesn’t meet […] More