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Not All Marijuana Offenses Are Pardonable As Cannabis Reform Proceeds

Not All Marijuana Offenses Are Pardonable As Cannabis Reform Proceeds
There have been hundreds of thousands of people incarcerated in state and federal penitentiaries for weed over the decades.
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Every Day, Someone Faces Charges For Cannabis Possession

Cannabis possession accounts for six in every 10 drugs tribunal prosecutions. The police are prosecuting people for the simple possession of cannabis at a rate of one person a day and most are first-time offenders, according to the latest data by the j…

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Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to re…

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Weldon Angelos, Once Imprisoned For Cannabis, Is Fighting To Make Sure Others Aren’t

Marijuana arrests trend downward in America. Yet, scores of individuals remain imprisoned for cannabis-related offenses on the federal and state levels. This underscores the ongoing disparity between the drug war and the legalized markets. Weldon Angel…

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Weldon Angelos, Once Imprisoned For Cannabis, Is Fighting To Make Sure Others Aren’t

Marijuana arrests trend downward in America. Yet, scores of individuals remain imprisoned for cannabis-related offenses on the federal and state levels. This underscores the ongoing disparity between the drug war and the legalized markets. Weldon Angel…

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New Partnership Makes Names Of Cannabis Prisoners Front And Center

For many, the biggest casualties of the War on Drugs have been those convicted and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. To address this social injustice, the Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit focused on cannabis criminal justice reform, and Nugg …

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What US Government Could Learn From Oregon’s New Drug Decriminalization Law

What US Government Could Learn From Oregon’s New Drug Decriminalization Law
Oregon decriminalized the possession of all drugs in the November 2020 election. The law officially goes into effect on February 1, 2021.
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We Need Medical Marijuana For America’s Enormous Prison Population 

We Need Medical Marijuana For America’s Enormous Prison Population 
If prison authorities are unable or unwilling to provide healthy conditions and/or basic medical care, the arguments against providing prisoners with marijuana are even weaker.
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