420 FILE--Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY) introduced The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. The Senate companion bill is carried by Senator Kamala Harris (CA).
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420 FILE--The California Department of Justice met its deadline on Monday for sending data on cannabis convictions to the district attorneys of every county in the state, so the DAs can begin the process of expunging those convictions from the records of more than 200,000 people.
420 FILE--Judging by its first six months, 2019 has been a banner year for marijuana policy reform.
420 FILE--The vibe was communal and optimistic at the large Victorian-style house south of downtown Los Angeles, where several dozen activists and stakeholders in LA’s cannabis equity program met last month to discuss what they want the program to be and how it can help those impacted by the war on drugs start their businesses.
420 FILE--For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana.
420 FILE--The enactment of laws legalizing the use of marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes is associated with reduced rates of prescription opioid use and with a reduction of the total number of days for which opioids are prescribed, according to a working paperpublished by the National Bureau of Economic Research.