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Louisiana Legislators Tackle Marijuana Reform

Posted on by Townsend Myers

A number of marijuana-related bills have been introduced before the Louisiana State Legislature, which began its 2014 legislative session today in Baton Rouge. Among them are a number of bills that would substantially change the penalties for marijuana possession.

New Bill Banning Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana Set to Become Law on July 15, 2011

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A bill banning chemicals used in the manufacture of bath salts and synthetic marijuana has passed the Louisiana Legislature and is on its way to Governor Jindal for signature. Once signed, it will become effective […]

Inventor of Synthetic Pot Agrees: Legalize the Real Stuff

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Dr. John Hoffman, Clemson University

The scientist who invented synthetic marijuana, John W. Huffman, is telling ABC News what I advocated in a blog post recently, and what folks like NORML have been saying for decades: […]

Synthetic Drug Ban Passes Senate Committee

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Legislation that would criminalize specially designed drugs that are sold as “bath salts” and “potpourri” was given unanimous approval Tuesday, and is one step short of final passage by lawmakers.

The Senate Judiciary B Committee advanced […]

New Bill Regulating Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana One Step Closer to Passage

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House Bill 12  (click for full text) is one step close to passage. The Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice sent the measure, introduced by Rep. Ricky Templet, R-Gretna, to the House floor for debate.

Besides banning the […]

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