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Decriminalizing and Legalizing Pot [Podcast]

  What’s the difference between the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana? Listen in on Lawyers.com reporter Matt Plessner’s podcast. He interviews San Francisco attorney, Matt Kumin, who explains the current laws regarding pot. Kumin tells you what decriminalizing and legalizing weed means and the laws of different jurisdictions. Kumin is the founder of Medical Cannabis Counsel, which defends patient rights and conducts medical marijuana compliance workshops throughout the country. He has litigated the only U.S. tax case on income taxation …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Government Marijuana by Betsy Kim  
More Arrests for Pot than Violent Crimes [Infographic]

In the United States, the number of arrests for marijuana possession now exceeds the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The Huffington Post infographic below illustrates the surprising statistics provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read today’s Lawyers.com article, “States Around the Country Consider Legalizing Marijuana,” It provides a comprehensive report on the current status of marijuana laws, with a preview of upcoming legislation. With today’s views and laws, do all of these arrests make sense? Share …

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