The executive order will "pardon more than 6,500 individuals convicted of the offense and thousands more through pardons under Washington D.C. law."
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."
It's no longer a question of whether New York will legalize marijuana, its how to go about the legalization. Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
"Advocates are hopeful that real marijuana reform benefiting those most affected by the War on Drugs could be around the corner."
For the first time since the war on marijuana was declared by President Richard Nixon, progressive marijuana law reform was considered on...
"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.