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Is Canada About To Decriminalize All Drugs?

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith recently introduced legislation that would repeal parts of federal laws that concern controlled substances in Canada.

New York Strikes Deal To Decriminalize Marijuana At The 11th Hour

Lawmakers agreed to further decriminalize cannabis in New York and automatically expunge low-level marijuana offenses across the state.

Killer Mike Says Rappers Deserve More Credit For Marijuana Legalization

Politicians and activists across the country get their just due for recent marijuana reform, but Killer Mike argues rappers have been overlooked.

Joe Biden Realizes Anti-Marijuana Stance Is Politically Toxic, Now Supports Decriminalization

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.

How Jesse Williams Is Fighting To Decriminalize Marijuana

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.

Bipartisan Legislators Introduce Federal Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

It is a push that would allow cannabis products to become a part of American commerce in the same way as alcohol and tobacco.

More Delays In The Farce That Is International Cannabis Rescheduling

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.

Less Than 0.01% Of Texas Patients Have Been Prescribed Medical Marijuana

Of the estimated 150,000 people the medicine could help, only 574 patients have been issued prescriptions.

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed In Texas Has Bipartisan Support

House Bill 63 would penalize those caught with less than an ounce of marijuana with a civil penalty, instead of arrests and criminal records.

National Expungement Week Aims To Provide Reparations From War On Drugs

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.