criminal justice reform
Evelyn LaChappelle had no previous criminal record and did not even touch the plant. But she was still given an 87-month sentence for a cannabis-related crime.
April 16, 2021
Members of Congress penned a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to pardon nonviolent cannabis offenders.
February 18, 2021
Steps are being made to repair the damage done by cannabis prohibition, but the incremental changes are not enough.
February 4, 2021
Illinois is keeping their promise to expunge records.
January 5, 2021
In a groundbreaking decision, a state district judge in New Mexico ruled in favor of inmates having access to medical cannabis.
January 4, 2021
According to an analysis, police officers in New York's capital may still be targeting Black people when it comes to marijuana law enforcement.
August 3, 2020
Santa Clara County is making significant strides towards criminal justice reform.
April 27, 2020
Los Angeles prosecutors and a tech nonprofit are working together to amend the harms caused by the war on drugs.
February 13, 2020
Officials wonder if it's a matter of simply getting the word out more efficiently.
November 21, 2019
National Expungement Week is helping those with cannabis convictions get their lives back.
September 23, 2019