The NDP justice critic is urging the Liberal government to help him improve a bill to help Canadians carrying burdensome cannabis records and ensure the legislation passes before the fall election.
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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale: ‘That’s not an item that’s on the agenda at the moment’
Minors caught with a small amount of cannabis won’t get criminal records.
With marijuana set to become legal in July, a prominent cannabis activist is calling on the Canadian government to clear the criminal records of those convicted of pot-related offences and to compensate them if they served jail time.
Twenty-eight-year-old tells court he smokes to deal with anxiety, depression and insomnia.
After legalization, Trudeau will introduce a ‘process’ to ‘make things fairer’ for those with pot convictions
California officials want to ensure that those once punished over harsh weed laws aren’t overrun by wealthy entrepreneurs once it’s legalized recreationally.
In states where marijuana is now legal, many people still have small-scale possession convictions on their records. Advocates for "expungement" face uphill battles, from Washington state to Washington, DC
Maryland has the fourth highest arrest rate for marijuana possession in the U.S.
A new report suggests that a suspected undocumented immigrant convicted of possessing pot may be more likely to face immigration detention than one who’s been convicted of rape.