"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.”
District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.
"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."
Strong public support and successive waves of state-level legalization in election years has led many policy analysts to argue that marijuana has reached a tipping point in the United States.
"This is a historic step forward for the movement to end marijuana prohibition."