marijuana possession

Even people of goodwill who are not yet ready to jump on any prison abolition bandwagon might agree that we could stop sending people to jail for many misdemeanors.
New statistics show the U.S. war on marijuana is far from over.
For about 6,770 of those deported in fiscal year 2013, the most serious violation on their record was marijuana possession
The current law in Indiana says that possession of even half a gram of weed is a criminal offense that can result in a $5,000
Colorado residents 21 and older can purchase and possess up to 1 ounce of retail marijuana at a time. This includes but is
The 2012 passage of Amendment 64 legalized recreational marijuana use for adults age 21 and older, and limited possession
That's right, Portland now dons the privilege as being the first city on the entire East coast to bring some sort of intelligence to the futility that is marijuana prohibition.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said that her office was still reviewing the report but that the years reviewed in the study
$750: The low-level estimate that states pay for each marijuana arrest. $900: The minimum per-capita cost spent by California
Obama's first term in office was also marked by an economic recession, a soaring deficit (due to the cost of the Bush tax
"Every year, this process needlessly scars thousands of lives and wastes millions of dollars in law enforcement resources
Possession of marijuana is the leading arrest in New York City today -- but it's not supposed to be this way. In 1977, New York State removed criminal penalties for private possession of marijuana, and made possession in public view a misdemeanor.
"It's a major step backward, and it ought to be reversed, not only in America, but around the world," Carter argued, later
Colorado and Washington voters last week passed measures that legalize limited possession of marijuana and also legalize
While the federal government remains silent about their intent to enforce marijuana law now that Colorado and Washington
Canadian police arrested Dominic Papineau for allegedly threatening to bomb Canadian ore mines during a protest earlier this
The advocacy campaign will continue on June 12, when hundreds of advocates plan to travel to Albany to pressure state leaders
But it's not Lawson's first run-in with the law, or her first fit of anger -- her social network pages are full of it. In
When police arrived, they found a white Volvo with the license plate RW 23 and the driver's side front tire missing from