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Sacramento District Attorney’s Office Dismisses Marijuana Convictions

Representatives of the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office have identified and dismissed several thousand past marijuana convictions, and reduced thousands of others to misdemeanors. According to a Fox News analysis, officials dismissed nearly 2,000 low-level marijuana convictions. They also reduced over 3,300 past felony marijuana convictions to misdemeanors. State lawmakers last [read more]

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Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor To Facilitate Congressional Cannabis Briefings May 15

On May 15, 2019, Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones, in cooperation with the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, will facilitate briefings on the importance of descheduling cannabis before members of the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate.  Both sessions will include a panel of experienced advocates who will address the impact of descheduling [read more]

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Judges Reject Effort To Expunge Thousands Of Cannabis Convictions In Baltimore

A pair of judges have struck down an attempt by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to expunge the records of 4,800 citizens previously convicted of minor marijuana-related crimes. In January, Ms. Mosby publically announced that her office would no longer prosecute low-level marijuana possession violations, and that she would seek to vacate the records [read more]

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Colorado Lawmakers Approve Multiple Marijuana Reform Bills

Multiple legislative proposals await action from Democratic Gov. Jared Polis. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers. Under the plan, deliveries are limited to one per day per household, and are only permitted in municipalities that explicitly allow for such activities. Deliveries to college campuses are prohibited. [read more]