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The embattled New York governor, who advocates describe as a longtime impediment to reform, signed bills to legalize marijuana and considerably restrict solitary confinement in the state.
Apr 01, 2021
This year of crises, revisited: Nearly 90 state-level bills and initiatives. 16 themes. 7 maps.
Dec 18, 2020
New wins for cannabis reform in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota.
Nov 04, 2020
Of the four, only Arizona’s initiative would directly tackle racial justice and invest in communities harmed by drug enforcement laws.
Oct 13, 2020
Governor Ige vetoed bills restricting civil asset forfeiture and enabling the release of terminally ill people.
Jul 18, 2019
Illinois is set to legalize marijuana, while Colorado and Oklahoma tackled possession of other drugs.
Jun 06, 2019
Mar 27, 2019
Both offices stop short of policies implemented elsewhere to not charge marijuana possession
Mar 21, 2019
In St. Louis, Chicago, and Baltimore, prosecutors have announced a policy of not prosecuting marijuana possession or have launched a new expungement program.
Feb 07, 2019
State advocates demand that politicians be more attentive to confronting the harm that marijuana prohibition has caused.
Jan 25, 2019
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 01, 2018
Oct 25, 2018
Marijuana prosecutions and bail reform at the forefront of Dallas DA race.
Oct 18, 2018
Aug 16, 2018