The Computer Code that is Deleting Thousands of Cannabis Charges and Freeing People to Work, Again

The Computer Code that is Deleting Thousands of Cannabis Charges and Freeing People to Work, Again. It started in San Francisco. Now it is Los Angeles and San Joaquin. Amnesty for cannabis crimes done in the past has been widely debated in and out of the cannabis community. As we…

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San Francisco plans to erase thousands of marijuana convictions

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 2:05 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 4:45 pm By Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016…

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Thousands of Colorado medical marijuana patients caught in registry backlog

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 2:19 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Registry is in the thick of a six- to eight-week backlog for mailed applications for medical cannabis cards, affecting thousands of patients. As of Thursday, the office was…

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One year in, New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program helps thousands

Published: Jan 18, 2017, 3:25 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2017, 3:25 pm By Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program is now serving more than 2,000 people. The Concord Monitor reports that the state Health and Human Services Department reports the youngest qualifying patient is 2…

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New Mexico: Bureaucracy Preventing Thousands Of Patients From Accessing Medical Marijuana

New Mexico’s Department of Health administrative shortfalls are leaving medical cannabis patients without access to medicine and unprotected from criminal liability for purchase, possession, and cultivation across New Mexico. According to law, the Department of Health (DOH) is required to process medical cannabis program patient enrollment applications (26-2B-7 C NMSA…

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