social justice

social justice

Will Michigan Become the Latest State to Wipe Out Cannabis Convictions?

A proposed Michigan law would expunge criminal records for misdemeanor marijuana charges.

The Unheard Voices of the Cannabis Social Equity Movement

It's fallen to the legal cannabis industry to address the wrongs of the War on Drugs.

The Holy Trinity of Social Equity

Undoing the damage of the War on Drugs requires both government mandates and the good faith commitment of the cannabis industry.

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.

Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice

Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.

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