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Let’s Face It: Marsy’s Law Is a Mess, and Initiated Measures Are Dumb

Let’s Face It: Marsy’s Law Is a Mess, and Initiated Measures Are Dumb

Earlier this week I wrote about law enforcement authorities in South Dakota deciding that they can no longer report the locations of crimes because of amendments to their state constitution from Marsy’s Law. That state’s voters cast their ballots for that law the same as North Dakota’s voters. A further complication is that, apparently, the

Medical marijuana neon sign at a dispensary in Los Angeles, Calif. FILE

The Wrong Marijuana Measure Made North Dakota’s November Ballot

This week we got news that one measure related to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use (kind of, more on that in a moment) will be on the November ballot this fall. Another measure, which would have legalized marijuana for pretty much any use, failed to get enough signatures to make the November ballot. Though the

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