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Traffic Fatalities Have Plummeted in Colorado Since Cannabis Was Legalized

By Radley Balko, The Independent Since Colorado voters legalized pot in 2012, prohibition supporters have warned that recreational marijuana will lead to a scourge of “drugged divers” on the state’s roads. They often point out that when the state legalized medical marijuana in 2001, there was a surge in drivers found to have smoked pot. …

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In Texas, Police Search Woman’s Vagina for Marijuana

By Radley Balko, The Washington Post Here we go again. “A Spring woman claims sheriff’s deputies violated constitutional protections by conducting a body cavity search on the concrete of a Texaco gas station parking lot during a routine traffic stop in late June. Charnesia Corley, a 21-year-old African American, was driving in northern Harris County …

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