Tennessee Legislators Demand Return of Children to Parents After Cannabis Possession Arrest
Following a misdemeanor arrest for cannabis possession at a traffic stop, five children were taken into custody by the Department of Children’s Services in Tennessee in February, prompting support from the Tennessee Democratic Caucus.
March 21, 2023
Biden Mentions Freeing Prisoners with Cannabis Convictions in MLK Day Speech
President Joe Biden spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event where he discussed many topics, including civil rights, job growth, his infrastructure law, and pardons for federal cannabis convictions.
January 18, 2023
Rep. Pete Sessions Compares Weed Industry to Slavery
Local and federal officials decried Rep. Pete Sessions’ recent comments about slavery at a House Oversight Committee hearing.
November 17, 2022
Cannabis Legalization Hearing Held by Congressional Committee
Multiple U.S. Representatives questioned seven cannabis advocates to discuss legalization at the federal level in a recent hearing.
November 15, 2022
Civil Rights Icon to Appear at Earth Day Cannabis Village
The prominent civil rights leader, Dolores Huerta, is slated to be the featured guest at San Diego's Earth Day Cannabis Village.
January 30, 2018
4 Civil Rights You Lose By Using Legal Marijuana
You forfeit these as soon as you light up that legal doobie.
December 13, 2017
Hey, NRA! What About Patients’ Gun Rights?
Honolulu cops are actively taking away medical marijuana patients' gun rights, which begs the questions: Where is the NRA?
November 29, 2017
Al Sharpton: Marijuana Reform Is ‘Civil Rights Cause’
Last week Reverend Al Sharpton, a famous civil rights activist and Baptist minister, penned an op-ed for the…
October 2, 2017
Legislators Use Taxes and Bans to Thwart Civil Rights
One hundred fifty-two years ago, the United States of America defeated the rebellion instigated by the 11 southern states that…
September 19, 2017
Another Major Victory for Weed in the Workplace
As significant an accomplishment as it is, the country’s widening experiment with marijuana legalization is also significantly limited…
September 1, 2017