Getting caught with a marijuana joint or two is no longer grounds for arrest in Buffalo, Mayor Byron W. Brown said Friday.
Seattle Will Vacate More Than 500 Convictions for Marijuana Possession, Saying They Unfairly Impact People of Color
Critics of drug-possession prosecutions often argue that they unfairly target people of color. Seattle, where recreational use of marijuana was legalized in 2012, is doing something about it.
Marijuana arrests are rising in the U.S., even as more states legalize cannabis.
The end of prohibition — and the increasing expectation that the Trudeau government will expunge the records of all Canadians with minor cannabis possession convictions — is all well and good in principle.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has told top brass at the city’s police department to stop arresting people who are caught smoking marijuana in public, according to a City Hall aide.
Concerns about access voiced Saturday at 12th Global Marijuana Rally in Halifax.
Montreal and Quebec police aren’t scaling back cannabis-related charges as legalization looms.
Last Saturday marked not only the country’s 150th birthday but also the final one-year countdown to the official legalization of marijuana.
Where is Cannabis Legal, Which Countries Have the Harshest Penalties for Smoking Weed and Will it be Legalized in the UK?
Prison time, hard labour and DEATH are among the most severe penalties.
California residents will decide whether to fully legalize the recreational use of marijuana this November in a vote that’s likely to have a major influence on marijuana policy in other states regardless of which way it goes.