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10% of all South Dakota arrests are cannabis related

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Cannabis law enforcement in South Dakota disproportionately targeted Blacks and Native Americans, and cannabis arrests have risen over the past decade.

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10% of all South Dakota arrests are cannabis related

10% of all South Dakota arrests are cannabis related

Cannabis law enforcement in South Dakota disproportionately targeted Blacks and Native Americans, and cannabis arrests have risen over the past decade.

Survey Shows Support For Marijuana Legalization Among South Dakota Voters

Survey Shows Support For Marijuana Legalization Among South Dakota Voters

New survey data indicate that cannabis legalization could have a fighting chance in South Dakota.

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana

Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed a referendum to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota,

Bernie Sanders and Cory Booker on what legal weed would mean for people of colour

Bernie Sanders and Cory Booker on what legal weed would mean for people of colour

Booker and Sanders have established themselves as two of the loudest voices fighting for cannabis legalization at the federal level in the U.S.

On 4/20, the ACLU Reports That Cannabis Arrests Have Dropped, but Racial Disparities Persist

On 4/20, the ACLU Reports That Cannabis Arrests Have Dropped, but Racial Disparities Persist

Still, a Black person is nearly four times more likely to be arrested for cannabis possession than a white person, even though their use rates are comparable.

Cannabis roundup

Cannabis roundup

A report released last August by the Colorado Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division stated this… Colorado’s preexisting illicit marijuana market for residents and visitors ...

HARRISON ANNOUNCES POLICY STATEMENT ON THE LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

HARRISON ANNOUNCES POLICY STATEMENT ON THE LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

HARRISON ANNOUNCES POLICY STATEMENT ON THE LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM [February 5, 2020 – Longport, New Jersey] – Last week, Brigid Callahan Harrison, ...

Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

The impressive medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize cannabis. But the importance of social justice, beyond medical access, can’t be overstated.

Timeline for Marijuana Legalization in the United States: How the Dominoes Are Falling

Timeline for Marijuana Legalization in the United States: How the Dominoes Are Falling

What you need to know about the past, present, and future of marijuana legalization nationwide.

Legal weed: Bernie Sanders, 2020 presidential candidates on marijuana legalization

Legal weed: Bernie Sanders, 2020 presidential candidates on marijuana legalization

Here's a breakdown where the 2020 presidential race candidates stand on marijuana legalization.

NY marijuana: What to know about cannabis jobs, pot college and immigrant weed workers

NY marijuana: What to know about cannabis jobs, pot college and immigrant weed workers

New York marijuana debate comes amid cannabis jobs boom igniting rush to train budtenders, marijuana growers and master extractors

A Just and Equitable Cannabis Industry

A Just and Equitable Cannabis Industry

Legalizing marijuana gives us an opportunity to begin to repair the damage caused by our current criminal justice system. It’s long past time to legalize marijuana and create a cannabis ...

New Jersey Governor Includes Legal Marijuana Revenue In Budget Proposal

New Jersey Governor Includes Legal Marijuana Revenue In Budget Proposal

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) reiterated his commitment to legalizing marijuana during his budget address on Tuesday. But he said he’d only sign legislation to end cannabis prohibition if ...

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines Are Incompatible With Overpopulated U.S. Prisons

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines Are Incompatible With Overpopulated U.S. Prisons

If today we legalized marijuana nationally and provided a pathway home for people held on cannabis-related charges, we could reduce the prison population by 40k nationally.

ACLU Report: Racial Disparities Persist in Marijuana Possession Arrests

ACLU Report: Racial Disparities Persist in Marijuana Possession Arrests

According to the ACLU’s report, Blacks are 3.64 times more likely than whites to face arrest, despite both groups acknowledging consuming cannabis at nearly similar rates.