"When considering legalization policies, too often young people, especially those with chronic health conditions, are ignored from mainstream discussions about legalization. To expand cannabis access, we need to include minors in our advocacy."
"The new policy will allow about 3,500 people to apply for and receive a pardon without a lawyer or a day in court, providing clemency relief for a behavior that is no longer treated as illegal."
"Ultimately, you are in charge, and can choose for yourself how to address being misgendered."
"Books can be lifelines for many people in prison."
“'It’s hard to imagine an Attorney General as bad as Jeff Sessions when it comes to criminal justice and the drug war, but Trump seems to have found one,' explains Michael Collins, director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance."
"Needless to say, many are rejoicing that South Korea is taking an even slightly more progressive approach toward cannabis and that it might influence other Eastern Asian nations to follow suit."
"But perhaps even more impactful than these breakthroughs are firsthand stories of addiction and recovery."
"One small but highly overlooked detail as part of the recent expansion is that it could potentially bar people from entering the legal cannabis industry who have a past history of incarceration, parole or probation stemming from cannabis-related charges."
"Signed into law in 1970, the CSA called for the classification of scheduled drugs, which would make cannabis legally equal to LSD, heroin, peyote and MDMA."
Police Response To ‘We The People’ White Supremacist Rally Shows How Little Has Changed Since Charlottesville
"While fewer arrests were made this weekend than last August’s Blue Lives Matter rally, the 'We the People' rally was a violent demonstration."
"As comrade Alyssa wrote, 'Let’s not let our elders die in vain.'"
"However, the war on drugs, and specifically on cannabis, isn’t over yet."
"According to multiple reports, more than 53 percent of voters there said yes to weed, even though the state’s dominant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has long said no."
"This year, cannabis advocates rocked the midterm elections in Michigan, Missouri, and Utah. North Dakota, however, experienced a loss for cannabis access."