White House Commutations Part of Obama’s Criminal Justice Reform

Yesterday’s News – July 15, 2015     Obama commutes sentences of 46 more drug offenders As part of an ongoing attempt to “reform the criminal justice system,” President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders earlier this week. Most of the prisoners in question were incarcerated under 1980s draconian drug laws that […]

Social Marijuana Consumption in Denver?

Yesterday’s News – July 6, 2015   Initiative okayed by city, now time to gather signatures The city of Denver has approved final language for the Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative, and advocates launched a petition drive Thursday to collect signatures to get the measure on the ballot. The new law would allow certain establishments […]

DPA Brings Modern Cannabis Consumption Out of the Basement

Yesterday’s News – April 17, 2015     The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) has launched a campaign to promote a new perspective on cannabis consumption. They shot stock photos of mature, modern adults ingesting cannabis in a variety of settings and have made the images available on their website for editorial use. The DPA hopes […]

Latest Legalization Landscape

Yesterday’s News – March 23, 2015     There are rumblings of legalization all across the country, and, regardless of what President Obama thinks, cannabis law reform is of growing importance for many Americans. We think keeping cannabis illegal is too big of a priority for our federal government, and we encourage them to consider the […]

Yesterday’s News – February 3, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     Though it’s definitely a TLDR candidate, Amanda Lewis’s piece at Buzzfeed on the legalization landscape in California is worth a look. The state that comprises 49% of the nation’s cannabis sales without legal recreational marijuana is poised to join the rest of the west coast and Colorado […]