Earlier this month, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the Marijuana Justice Act. To some, this bill may look like another liberal attempt to push for widespread legalization of marijuana across the country. 617 more words
Tags » Decriminalization
Being a kid is difficult. For many young teens, misbehaving can be part of normal development.
Being a kid is difficult. For many young teens, misbehaving can be part of normal development. 44 more words
Hard drugs are more dangerous when they’re illegal.
On July 6th, the Oregon legislature voted to decriminalize cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, oxycodone, LSD, and ecstasy. While reform of prohibitions on both medical and recreational use of marijuana has gained popularity in states across the country, most people remain skeptical of the benefits of reducing or eliminating criminal penalties for harder drugs. 42 more words
New bill an effort to prevent law enforcement’s racial profiling in urban areas.
Meth, heroin and cocaine is being decriminalized by Oregon lawmakers.
The state legislature passed a bill that gives first time offenders less jail time and smaller fines if caught with a user amount of the drugs. 50 more words