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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.

Does Trump Really Want The Death Penalty For American Drug Dealers?

President Donald Trump officially went off the rails over the weekend, praising nations that impose the death penalty for drug dealers. Saturday's unscripted rant may be a warning sign for all those seeking sane and effective drug laws.

Does Trump Really Want The Death Penalty For Drug Sellers?

Five sources within the Trump Administration indicate that the president regularly makes statements indicating he would like to emulate policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, according to a report by Axios.

From Cannabis Prohibition To Progress: The Essential History

Today, there are nine states that have decided to make marijuana legal and more states are expected to join the list in the near future.

Is New York Gearing Up To Be The Next State To Legalize Marijuana?

The New York State Assembly will convene a public hearing today to discuss a bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21.

Reparative Justice: Old Marijuana Convictions Go Away In These States

As more states legalize marijuana, there are still hundreds of thousands of citizens trapped in a justice system by old marijuana convictions.

Colombia President Compares Drug War To Riding A Stationary Bike

The nation of Colombia has been fighting —and losing — the Drug War. And, like the US, Colombia is changing its approach to the issue.

DOJ Admits Serious Errors In Kettle Falls Five Prosecution

The 2012 arrest and 2015 prosecution of five Washington medical marijuana growers seemed especially egregious, but the Kettle Falls Five fallout continues.

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