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  1. Ron Strider

    NY: Help Staten Islanders Move On After A Marijuana Arrest

    As Governor Cuomo called a special session of the State Legislature in June, a bill that could help thousands of New Yorkers wasn't moving. In February, the Assembly passed A.2142, which would seal the criminal records of people who have been unjustly and unconstitutionally arrested for simple...
  2. K

    How States Can Bring African-Americans Into The Marijuana Industry

    Legal marijuana has become big business. Thanks to recent ballot initiatives, 28 states and the District of Columbia now permit medical marijuana use, and eight of those have passed measures legalizing it recreationally — a number that is expected to grow in the near future. As a result, we are...
  3. K

    CA: New Marijuana Law Reduces Or Removes Convictions

    When California voters approved the legal use of marijuana, they also ushered in some changes to the criminal justice system. People who have been convicted of marijuana offenses can now get their convictions reduced or even wiped clean. What used to be a crime isn't a crime in California...