Sunday, February 23, 2020

War on Drugs

New York Is Very High On Marijuana Legalization This Year

Gov. Cuomo reiterated his intention to legalize marijuana in New York, and state voters are in favor of ending prohibition.

Cory Booker Rolled Up And Smoked Joe Biden At Last Night’s Debate

Cory Booker addressed Joe Biden's recent comments that marijuana is a "gateway drug," a view other presidential candidates did not share.

New York Cops Still Target People Of Color For Marijuana Busts

NYPD arrest data points to continuing patterns consistent with the war on drugs, which disproportionately targets people of color.

Joe Biden Isn’t Sure If Marijuana Is A ‘Gateway Drug’ — It’s Not

Joe Biden walks back his previous marijuana support and asks if cannabis could lead to harder drug use.

Congress Could Vote To Legalize Marijuana This Week

The MORE Act would deschedule marijuana and create programs to assist those communities disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs.

The War On Drugs Isn’t Over, According To The FBI

FBI data indicates that drug possession arrests are on the rise again, following a nine-year decline.

Let’s Break Down How Bernie Sanders Will Legalize Marijuana

The senator's new policy represents the most ambitious and detailed plan of any presidential candidate thus far.

How Silicon Valley Is Helping Overturn Marijuana Convictions

Marijuana expungement is an often laborious, bureaucratic process, but algorithms have eased the process.

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