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Joe Biden wants to decriminalize cannabis for “Black America”

Joe Biden wants to decriminalize cannabis for

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

A freshly-prepared plan introduced by former Vice President Joe Biden is set to “decriminalize the use of cannabis and automatically expunge all prior cannabis use convictions." Biden's initiative is part of his “Plan For Black America" — primarily communities of color that have been disproport...

Los Angeles’ cannabis equity program has failed to meet its target

Los Angeles’ cannabis equity program has failed to meet its target

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2019

When California legalized recreational cannabis under the terms of Proposition 64 back in 2016, nobody would have anticipated that it would take so long for former cannabis convicts and financially restrained individuals to receive cannabis social equity licenses.  Acknowledged as the largest cannabis industr...

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