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Legalizing All Drugs is Morally and Practically Beneficial

By Indri Schaelicke | United States

Since the passage of the 1970 Controlled Substances Act, the War on Drugs has destroyed countless lives. This campaign often oversteps constitutional restrictions to searches and seizures without warrants or probable cause. Worse than this, however, is the pain it inflicts upon families. For mere use of an illicit substance, the state takes people away from their loved ones.

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Seattle Eliminates 2 Decades of Marijuana Convictions

By Mason Mohon | @mohonofficial

The city of Seattle has moved to void two decades of marijuana misdemeanor charges, according to Fortune. Mayor Jenny Durkan made clear that such action would affect 542 people. In addition to this, the city has requested dismissal of all outstanding misdemeanor possession charges.

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