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'Just the Beginning': Illinois Gov. Pardons Over 11,000 on Eve of Recreational Cannabis Legalization
"This is just the first wave of Illinoisans who will see a new world of opportunities emerge as they shed the burden of their nonviolent cannabis-related convictions and records."
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Danny Glover Supports Landmark Reparations Fund in Chicago Suburb
The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston town hall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, gives a speech on July 11, 2019 in New York City. News
'Just Not a Serious Opinion in 2019': Critics Pan Joe Biden Claim That Marijuana Is a Gateway Drug
"Perpetuating unsubstantiated theories like this hurts people."
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Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) during the event dubbed "Bernie's Back Rally" comes as Sanders returns to campaigning after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. An estimated 26,000 people attended. (Photo: Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
'Too Many Lives Were Ruined': Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana
"We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions."
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Prohibition also hurts the economy in terms of lost wages. (Photo: Getty) Views
Why We Must Legalize Marijuana
The federal prohibition of marijuana has been unnecessarily cruel—wasting billions of dollars, unjustly harming millions of lives, and furthering racist policies
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'Equity-Centric' Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Introduced by Illinois Dems
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and create a $20 million loan program for people with expunged records to get involved in the licensed industry
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Thousands Join Ben & Jerry's to Demand Criminal Justice Reform, Extending Benefits of Cannabis Legalization to Communities of Color
"Let's be clear: even with increased legalization, hundreds of thousands of people are still being arrested for pot. And most of those people are black."
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'Prohibition Only Ends Once': 421 For All Group Takes Aim at Cannabis Criminal Justice Reform
"On 4/20, we celebrate the cannabis plant. On 4/21 we celebrate the people who are focused on these crucial matters of cannabis justice, amplify their message, and have a call to action to continue the work."
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Five 2020 Democrats Back Sweeping Bill to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and Aid Impacted Communities
"The failed War on Drugs has really been a war on people—disproportionately criminalizing poor people, people of color, and people with mental illness."
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This is just one of the more ridiculous, shameless ways in which former officials abuse their past position. (Photo: Talk Radio News Service) Views
Where There's Smoke, There's Boehner
The former speaker's cannabis pitch symbolizes how low too many of our craven, so-called public servants are willing to stoop for an almighty buck.
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