"Once we decriminalize
it it enhances the dealer on the corner because if I'm selling weed, all you're getting is a $50 traffic ticket," Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-3rd District, said in a recent editorial board meeting with the USA Today Network New Jersey.
This is the unofficial, official victory," said Kevin Matthews, the head of Decriminalize
Denver, which headed the initiative, (https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-magic-mushroom-denver-decriminalization-20190508-story.html) the Los Angeles Times reported.
The initiative would effectively decriminalize
use or possession of psilocybin by people 21 and older, making it the lowest enforcement priority for police and prosecutors.
Quintal welcomed government's quest to decriminalize
speech offenses but said there were still concerns that journalists can be affected by civil suits with very high damages.
Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, said he thinks the Legislature could decriminalize
possession of small amounts of marijuana next year, especially after several states did so on Election Day.
In a vote of eight to three, the National Supreme Court of Mexico ruled that the State is not obligated to protect life from the moment of conception, backing the 2007 law that decriminalizes
voluntary abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Bailey's whole point is that Canada can decriminalize
polygamy without endorsing what "fundamentalist Mormons" or Islamic immigrants actually do.
as the court seems to believe, because foreign nations decriminalize
[homosexual] conduct." Scalia further elaborated on this issue when he told the American Society of International Law that citing foreign cases in U.S.
Her organization works to decriminalize
marijuana but doesn't condone its use by teenagers.
Navy's efforts to detect heroin, sweat patch testing, and proposals to decriminalize
heroin in order to forstall deaths from impure drugs.
At the minimum we should change our policy to "decriminalize
and discourage" if not outright legalize all these substances.
One glaring example is in California, the first state to decriminalize
medical use of marijuana, and the place where the hemp industry was born.
Denver will head to polls on Tuesday, May 7, to decide whether to decriminalize
the use of 'magic mushrooms' in the city.
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) joined Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to introduce a bill to decriminalize
marijuana at the federal level, leaving the decision about legalization in states hands.
Here's the first video in a two-part series over the debate to decriminalize
truancy in Texas.