The move comes after Gov. Polis signed separate legislation into law earlier this year granting him the expanded authority to issue such pardons, which took effect this month.
NORML leadership today sent an open letter to Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), asking her to recognize the detrimental impact that racially-discriminatory marijuana law enforcement has had on the public health of communities of color.
An unlikely activist fighting for reform in the Commonwealth of Virginia and on Capitol Hill
Members of NAACP Denver and Minorities for Medical Marijuana join forces to address the lack of diversity and need for social equity within the marijuana industry.
Passage of the the Fair Chance at Housing Act will address the very policies that contribute to a lifetime of social and economic challenges for responsible marijuana consumers.
Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) has introduced the Second Chance for Students Act, to allow students convicted of simple marijuana possession to maintain access to financial aid for six months while they complete an approved drug rehabilitation program.