A New ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability has Some DA’s Upset

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities and their families. Well, the ACLU of Oregon launched a new district attorney (DA) accountability campaign to teach people about the…

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ACLU sues Georgia police over “deeply flawed” driving high arrests

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 10:22 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 10:24 am By Chevel Johnson, The Associated Press A Georgia police department and one of its officers has been sued for arresting three people based on a report by a “drug recognition expert” who accused each of driving under…

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A New ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability has Some DA’s Upset

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities and their families. Well, the ACLU of Oregon launched a new district attorney (DA) accountability campaign to teach people about the…

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ACLU demands Denver police stop targeting and ejecting suspected marijuana users from parks

Published: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post The ACLU of Colorado demanded the Denver Parks Department stop enforcing a directive authorizing police to eject people suspected of illegal drug activity from city parks, saying it targets homeless people…

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ACLU Endorses California Adult Use Of Marijuana Act (AUMA)

Citing the continued widespread criminalization of young people of color through marijuana enforcement, the American Civil Liberties Union of California announced it has endorsed the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“AUMA”) to control, regulate, and tax adult use, sale and cultivation of marijuana in California. The measure is expected to…

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