Cannabis Activism

DPA Statement On Illinois State Senate Passing Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) released the following statement this morning responding to the Illinois State Senate passing legislation that would legalize marijuana: “Illinois is another state ahead of New York that is one step closer to legalizing marijuana and expunging related past convictions for possession. Illinois legislators recognize that ‘prohibition simply does [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Washington Lawmakers Pass Legislation Facilitating Expungement Of Past Cannabis Convictions

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has signed legislation, Senate Bill 5605, facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The measure states:  “Every person convicted of a misdemeanor marijuana offenses, who was 21 years of age or older at the time of the offense, may apply to the sentencing court for a vacation of the applicant’s [read more]