Following the lead of other major cities and counties in states that have legalized adult-use marijuana local officials in Colorado are taking action to undo the injustices of marijuana prohibition.
Today, Canada becomes the second nation to explicitly legalize the social use, possession, cultivation, and retail production and sale of cannabis.
A coalition of over 20 organizations working at the intersection of the cannabis industry, racial equity, and reparative justice, will join local and community groups across the country for the inaugural National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) October 20-27, 2018. Conceived to aid those disenfranchised by the war on drugs, N.E.W. will offer free clinics to help to remove, seal, or reclassify eligible convictions from criminal records.
The work group drafting the legislation is taking public comments on this initiative until the end of October. Submit your comments with Roc NORML today!
Can Measure 3 to legalize marijuana win this November? I went to North Dakota to see for myself.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez at a press conference today announced his intent to vacate over ten thousand low-level marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for the rest of their lives,” Gonzalez said.