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October 9, 2019

Study: No Uptick in Violent Crime Following Adult Use Cannabis Legalization

Investigators from Department of Justice and Criminology at Washington State University reported, "Our results from Colorado and Washington suggest that legalization has not had major detrimental effects on public safety.”
October 2, 2019

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires. However, this time, they’ve taken their advocacy to our nation’s capital for NORML’s National Conference to lobby for reform on the federal level and expanded access to medicinal cannabis.
October 1, 2019

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
September 30, 2019

Pennsylvania: Expedited Pardon Process Now Available for Those with Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has created an expedited process to review and grant pardon applications for those with marijuana-related records. “These people have done no harm to anyone else," Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman said. "They shouldn’t continue to suffer with employment and housing issues because they were convicted of doing something that most Pennsylvanians don’t even think should be illegal.”