Friday, July 10, 2020

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Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Marijuana Would Mean For People Of Color

Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders held a virtual town hall meeting to discuss criminal justice reform, which included a lengthy dialogue about the role cannabis enforcement plays in social inequities.

New Jersey’s New Adult-Use Cannabis Bill Just Might Pass

Lawmakers continue to work on it and now a new legalization bill is finished, polished and ready for possible implementation.

NY Assembly Passes Key Marijuana Bills

This is the third time the Assembly has passed this legislation, underscoring the chamber’s call for marijuana reform to center those who have been impacted by prohibition's disproportionate enforcement.

How Technology Is Helping To Wipe Marijuana Convictions Off The Books

As more and more states jump on the cannabis legalization bandwagon, one sticky problem is slowly being addressed: How does society make things right...

NY Mayor De Blasio Promises To Stop Arresting People For Marijuana

On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the New York Police Department will unveil a plan within 30 days to drastically reduce arrests for marijuana possession.

People Are Still Being Arrested For Marijuana In NYC And Race Is A Factor

A major investigation by the New York Times finds continued racial disparities in marijuana enforcement and arrests in every neighborhood in New York City.

Seattle To Vacate 542 Marijuana Possession Convictions

The motion will effectively erase from the records these convictions going back 21 years.

Californians Can Get Marijuana Convictions Expunged This Weekend

In an effort to help people reduce or clear their criminal records, the Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of four free record expungement fairs in the Greater Los Angeles area.

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