Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: Marijuana

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US...

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

President Biden issues executive order pardoning federal offenses of simple marijuana...

The executive order will "pardon more than 6,500 individuals convicted of the offense and thousands more through pardons under Washington D.C. law."

California legislation to protect workers who use marijuana outside of work

If signed into law, the bill will "protect employees who fail a certain type of common drug test that detects the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, THC."

Gov. Cuomo announces legalization of marijuana with proposed adult-use cannabis program

It's no longer a question of whether New York will legalize marijuana, its how to go about the legalization. Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

House confirms upcoming vote on decriminalization of marijuana at federal level

"Advocates are hopeful that real marijuana reform benefiting those most affected by the War on Drugs could be around the corner."

Marijuana goes to house floor with landslide victory for SAFE Banking...

For the first time since the war on marijuana was declared by President Richard Nixon, progressive marijuana law reform was considered on...

Why we must legalize marijuana

Legalizing, taxing, and regulating is good for the economy and creates jobs.

Legal marijuana is a job creation machine

We can see this playing out in the states that have legalized marijuana. Early legalizers, Colorado and Washington, saw double-digit jobs growth last year.

Marijuana with a mission: Brother David’s quest to turn the cannabis...

"We need to promote Sun+Earth and other high-bar standards—because it’s best for the Earth in this age of climate crisis, and produces the cleanest, greenest and most ethical cannabis possible.”

San Francisco erases more than 8,000 marijuana-related convictions

District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.

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Democratic lawmakers oppose Netanyahu’s congressional address amid genocide allegations and ICC arrest warrants

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces potential arrest warrants and accusations of genocide, House Democrats intensify opposition to Speaker Johnson’s invitation for him to address Congress.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering billions’ food supply

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, demands new election over alleged unfair practices

The United Auto Workers union is contesting a recent vote at Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, citing numerous allegations of anti-union activities by the automaker.

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.