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House Committee Approves Landmark Bill Legalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

House Committee Approves Landmark Bill Legalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

The House Judiciary Committee approved the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019 – a bill that legalizes marijuana on the federal level. According to CNBC, the legislation “allows states to enact their own policies and gives them incentives to clear criminal records of people with low-level marijuana offenses.” The legislation passed by […]

San Francisco Legalizes Weed Retroactively, Expunging Past Convictions

San Francisco Legalizes Weed Retroactively, Expunging Past Convictions

On Wednesday, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced that city prosecutors would retroactively apply Proposition 64, a California law which legalizes the possession and purchase of up to an ounce of marijuana and allows individuals over the age of 21 to grow up to six plants for personal use. Furthermore, the measure will effectively […]