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The fight to free America’s cannabis prisoners

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People serving sentences for cannabis-related charges have been forced to watch as the legal industry thrives, classified as an ‘essential service’ during the pandemic – how will they fare this election?

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The fight to free America’s cannabis prisoners

The fight to free America’s cannabis prisoners

People serving sentences for cannabis-related charges have been forced to watch as the legal industry thrives, classified as an ‘essential service’ during the pandemic – how will they fare ...

The Last Prisoner Project: Until All of Us Are Free

The Last Prisoner Project: Until All of Us Are Free

The women of the Last Prisoner Project fight for Drug War justice in the legalization era.

Playboy Gets Serious About Cannabis Law Reform Advocacy With New Partnership, Grants

Playboy Gets Serious About Cannabis Law Reform Advocacy With New Partnership, Grants

In an exclusive conversation, Playboy Enterprises and a group of cannabis industry organizations revealed they are launching a law reform and advocacy campaign.

Illinois Inches Towards Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Illinois Inches Towards Recreational Marijuana Legalization

With the Illinois Senate passing a sweeping cannabis regulation bill, the state is poised to become the 11th in the nation to legalize it.

The Marijuana Policy Project Helped Bring the US to the Brink of Legalization. Now What?

The Marijuana Policy Project Helped Bring the US to the Brink of Legalization. Now What?

MPP’s new executive director talks equity, federal legalization, and the organization’s role in the booming, multibillion dollar global cannabis industry.

These 3 Marijuana Nonprofits Are Offering Real Responses To The Pandemic And Racial Injustice

These 3 Marijuana Nonprofits Are Offering Real Responses To The Pandemic And Racial Injustice

Looking for cannabis organizations to rally around and support during these challenging times? These advocacy groups are tackling tough issues from different angles.

Canada starts legal marijuana sales Wednesday as world watches closely

Canada starts legal marijuana sales Wednesday as world watches closely

Cannabis will be legal but hard to find when Canada launches legal marijuana sales Wednesday.

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes

Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.

Canada is about to legalize marijuana. How did that happen? Justin Trudeau, for starters

Canada is about to legalize marijuana. How did that happen? Justin Trudeau, for starters

When Canada legalizes marijuana on Oct. 17, it will join Uruguay as the only countries to allow recreational cannabis nationwide. Here’s a glimpse at how the country has arrived on the cusp ...

Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain

Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain

"We’ve now moved the conversation from an ‘if’ to a ‘how,’ and the ‘how’ matters."

Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is ...