criminal justice reform
M-1 of dead prez Discusses Criminal Justice Reform, Last Prisoner Project Benefit Concert
Last Prisoner Project, dead prez, and Keep Austin Weed are teaming up to promote criminal justice reform.
March 10, 2023
Ohio Bill Would Allow Record Sealing, Expungement for Paraphernalia Convictions
Senate Bill 288 aims to target criminal justice reform, and if passed it would also allow record sealing and expungement programs for those convicted of possession of cannabis paraphernalia in Ohio.
December 2, 2022
Mission of Justice: The Weldon Project and Mission Green
The Weldon Project’s Mission Green initiative is working to free those behind bars for marijuana-related offenses.
September 29, 2022
Most Affected: College Graduate Evelyn LaChappelle Given 87 Months For Handling Revenue
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
House Members Call On Biden To Pardon Cannabis Convictions
Members of Congress penned a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to pardon nonviolent cannabis offenders.
February 18, 2021
The Lives of Weldon Angelos, Parker Coleman Jr. Highlight Painful Process of Prison Reform
Steps are being made to repair the damage done by cannabis prohibition, but the incremental changes are not enough.
February 4, 2021
Illinois Expunges Nearly 500,000 Low-Level Cannabis Charges
Illinois is keeping their promise to expunge records.
January 5, 2021
New Mexico Judge Rules Inmates Have A Right To Medical Cannabis
In a groundbreaking decision, a state district judge in New Mexico ruled in favor of inmates having access to medical cannabis.
January 4, 2021
Albany’s Racial Disparity In Marijuana Enforcement Continues
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
California County Set To Expunge 11,500 Cannabis Convictions
Santa Clara County is making significant strides towards criminal justice reform.
April 27, 2020