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Lawmakers agreed to further decriminalize cannabis in New York and automatically expunge low-level marijuana offenses across the state.
Politicians and activists across the country get their just due for recent marijuana reform, but Killer Mike argues rappers have been overlooked.
The presidential nominee announced this week that he supports marijuana decriminalization, but he wouldn’t go so far as to support legalization at a federal level.
During a recent appearance on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Jesse Williams discussed Spike Jonze's MedMen 'The New Normal' commercial and the fight for marijuana decriminalization.
It is a push that would allow cannabis products to become a part of American commerce in the same way as alcohol and tobacco.
Members of the United Nations’ drug committee have said they will not cast an expected ballot on the recommendations put forward by the World Health Organization (WHO) to loosen the draconian rules on cannabis scheduling.
Of the estimated 150,000 people the medicine could help, only 574 patients have been issued prescriptions.
House Bill 63 would penalize those caught with less than an ounce of marijuana with a civil penalty, instead of arrests and criminal records.
Even as legalization sweeps the nation, over half a million people are still losing their liberty, voting rights, and access to education, housing and future employment every year.