August 30, 2018

Clean Slate Act To Seal Records Introduced To Congress

This week, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced the Clean Slate Act, HR 6669, along with 22 original cosponsors, to seal the records for marijuana charges one year after the sentence is completed. 
August 29, 2018

Reefer Redux: Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War Of Words On Marijuana Policy

In reporting made public today by Buzzfeed News, “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.”
August 28, 2018

Berks County DA Justifies Police Tactics that Led to Man’s Death Over Small Marijuana Grow

Today, Berks County District Attorney John Adams announced findings of an investigation into Gregory Longenecker's death, which occurred as a result of being run over by a bulldozer, and the circumstances leading up to it. The bulldozer was carrying a Pennsylvania state trooper in pursuit of Mr. Longenecker, who was suspected to have been cultivating ten marijuana plants in Penn Township, PA.
August 24, 2018

Weeky Legislative Roundup 8/24/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!