Crime

Legal Marijuana

Volunteer Coders Partner With San Francisco to Clear 9,300 Marijuana Arrest Records

People arrested with a joint long ago were saddled with criminal records for decades.

New California Law Makes it Easier to Erase Old Marijuana Convictions

Lawmakers addressed the unfairness of people saddled with a lifetime criminal record for doing what is now a legal big business.

More States Have Made Marijuana Legal, So Why Are More People Getting Arrested?

Hundreds of thousands of people, particularly those who are poor and nonwhite, are still arrested annually for simple possession of marijuana.

Study Suggests Legal Pot Would Make Border Safer Than a Massive Wall

Smuggling is a violent business undeterred by walls but utterly dependent on a black market.

Somebody Needs to Tell Jeff Sessions That Legalized Marijuana Does Not Cause More Crime

The Attorney General claims legal cannabis increases crime but cops and academics both disagree.

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