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Joe Biden thinks ‘forced rehab’ is positive drug reform. Here’s why he’s wrong

A choice between rehab and prison is no choice at all. Biden’s ‘mandatory rehab’ is a bad idea masked as drug reform.
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Michigan May Get Its Own Marijuana Stock Exchange

Michigan May Get Its Own Marijuana Stock Exchange
Should the changes be implemented, Michigan would boast the most progressive social equity program in the nation.
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How One Social Equity Advocate Helped Land $4 Million To Rectify Colorado’s War On Drugs

In Colorado, approximately 87% of cannabis business owners identify as white. But in the first state to legalize adult-use marijuana sales, that figure might finally drop with the state dedicating $4 million in new funding to advance industry involveme…

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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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Taxes From Cannabis Sales To Help Groups Serving Communities Affected By War On Drugs

Consumers who buy cannabis products in Illinois may help reduce the number of carjackings, shootings and other forms of violence that occur in parts of Chicago, the south suburbs and other areas of the state. That’s the theory behind a groundbreaking p…

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Trump pardoned 12 cannabis prisoners on his way out. Here are their stories

In his final presidential act, Donald Trump pardoned 12 federal marijuana prisoners serving outrageous sentences.
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Mexico is moving to legalize cannabis in 2021. What does that mean for the US?

Marijuana legalization—expected by April 30—could quiet narco-violence and open global opportunities for Mexican companies.
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Man Sentenced to Life For Two-Dime Bags Released after 12 years

CANNABIS CULTURE – Fate Vincent Winslow, a Louisiana man sentenced to life in prison for selling twenty-dollars worth of cannabis to an undercover cop — has been released. Winslow, 53, was arrested in September of 2008 in Shreveport, Louisiana. At the…

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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others.
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