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Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Decriminalizing Psychedelics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called for decriminalizing the use of and research on psychedelics, as well as comprehensive marijuana legalization, in a video message played for a drug policy reform conference on Thursday. At the opening plenary of the International Drug Policy Reform Conference, organizers played the video, in which the congresswoman offered a welcome […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Picks Cannabis Advocate as Senior Advisor

Newly sworn-in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has chosen the former director of federal policy for the Marijuana Policy Project(MPP)  as a senior counsel and policy advisor. Dan Riffle, who most recently served as communications director to former Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and a legislative aide to former Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), will bring his expertise on […]

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