How Marijuana Legalization Will Be a Big Benefit to the Criminal Justice System

Cannabis users and enthusiasts always want to focus solely on the medicinal and recreational benefits of the plant, which is excellent, but there is more to understand about Marijuana, a lot more! For example, you cannot separate marijuana usage from the policy-making process, including legalization and the criminal justice system.…

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How Marijuana Consumers Can Bring About More Social Justice in the Cannabis Industry

The world has experienced a series of social unrest recently, with people seeking answers, demanding justice, and holding institutions responsible for systemic inequality.  Things worsened with the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, and now the big question is, “How can cannabis users influence social justice in weed?” Social justice hinges…

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Prison Death of Marvin Scott Sparks Anger Among Cannabis And Racial Justice Activists

Marvin Scott’s death in prison following his arrest for cannabis use is putting the spotlight on Texas, and on the fact that medical cannabis patients and Black people are unfairly targeted by the police in the United States. Marvin Scott was arrested in March of this year over a misdemeanor…

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NH House Criminal Justice Committee votes to retain marijuana legalization bill

Full legalization of cannabis in NH off the table for the rest of 2021. Subscribe to WMUR on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1lOjX9C Get more Manchester news: http://www.wmur.com Like us: https://www.facebook.com/wmur9 Follow us: https://twitter.com/WMUR9 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wmur9/

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Why Legalizing Cannabis Today Will be a Big Benefit to the Justice System

Decades ago, cannabis was seen as nothing more but a popular crop especially during the colonial era of the United States. Then Reefer Madness happened, unfortunately causing the demise of marijuana. The next thing you know, cannabis’s medicinal properties are finally being recognized albeit slow, resulting in legalization in many…

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Restorative Justice Advocates Prepare For National Expungement Week

People with convictions for minor cannabis offenses and other low-level crimes will have access to services to help them clear their records at free events scheduled to take place across the nation later this month. More than 40 events designed to provide legal aid and related services have been planned…

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Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to attach an amendment to the proposed First Step Act to remove the threat of federal prosecution in states…

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Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses. The Yuma Republican introduced an amendment to the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass the Senate this week with bipartisan support. Gardner’s amendment…

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Diversity is coming to Colorado’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders say

Colorado’s cannabis industry so white — but not for much longer. Diversity is coming to the state’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders vowed at the Minority Cannabis Business Association’s first-ever Opportunity Summit held Friday and Saturday at the University of Denver. The new organization is determined that…

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Sen. Cory Gardner’s siege of Justice Department over marijuana enters second month

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:49 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:52 am By Mark Matthews WASHINGTON — It’s been a month since the pot blockade began, and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is standing firm in his vow to jam all appointments to the Department of Justice until Attorney General…

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