Saturday, January 29, 2022

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Cannabis Decriminalization Beneficial To Blacks, New Study Finds

African Americans are nearly four times more likely to get arrested for marijuana possession laws than whites.

Legalization Momentum: Courts Expunge 362K Marijuana Cases In NJ, Arrests Drop 90% In VA

The reduction in arrests indicates that public policy is working as intended and in a way that is consistent with post-legalization observations from other states.

Reefer Madness 2.0: War On Cannabis Rages In Southern Oregon

Over the past three months, law enforcement raids of “illegal marijuana grows” in Southern Oregon have spiked.

What Would Happen If Gun Laws Were Enforced Like Marijuana Laws?

There were 14,400 gun-related homicides in 2019 in the United States. Of course, there were no reported marijuana-related deaths.  

Sports Star Arrested For Ridiculous Amount Of Weed — And Other Reasons We Need To Legalize Marijuana

545,602 Americans were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in 2019. And 40,000 Americans were incarcerated for marijuana-related offenses in 2020.

Marijuana Is Legal Almost Everywhere, Yet Weed-Related Busts Increase

It’s no secret that cannabis growers, even those in legal states, often bend the rules (or disregard them altogether) to feed the black market.

State Cannabis Reform Is Putting Social Justice Front And Center

Any serious conversation about social and racial justice in America must include a conversation about our nation’s drug laws and the impact they have...

Not All Marijuana Offenses Are Pardonable As Cannabis Reform Proceeds

There have been hundreds of thousands of people incarcerated in state and federal penitentiaries for weed over the decades.
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