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Cannabis Activism

Expedia Can Get Lost

Marijuana is supposedly legal in Washington State, so why does Seattle Hempfest continue to get flack. This year, besides the great WSLCB advertisement debacle, there’s Expedia not allowing Hempfest to use an empty parking lot and access roads like it has been doing for over 20 years. Seattle Hempfest has [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Judiciary Committee Chairman Introduces Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. The Senate companion bill is carried by Senator Kamala Harris (CA). NORML Political Director Justin Strekal said, “Never in American history has the Chairman of the Judiciary introduced a bill to end federal [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Wisconsin: Blacks 4x More Likely Than Whites To Be Arrested For Marijuana

African Americans in Wisconsin are four times more likely than whites to be arrested for violating marijuana possession laws, according to an analysis of 2018 arrest data by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. The finding is consistent with those of prior analyses. According to a nationwide study by the American Civil Liberties Union, “[O]n [read more]

Marijuana Legalization

Low-Level Marijuana Offenders Eligible For Pardons In North Dakota

State officials have approved procedures permitting those with low-level marijuana possession convictions to seek unconditional pardons. Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, who backed the plan, said, “By destigmatizing these minor, and in many cases, distant offenses, we can give individuals a second chance at a successful, healthy, productive life.” Under the newly approved process, [read more]