Stories tagged: "decriminalization"

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Weed Got Me Through 2020— and I Know I’m Not Alone

It should not be controversial for moms like me to admit we smoke weed. Instead, it should start a conversation about why.

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Decriminalization Is the Answer to the Devastation the War on Drugs Had on Families

Incarcerating people for drug misuse doesn’t prevent overdoses or deaths, but it does keep families apart and people with substance use disorder from getting treatment.

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Joint Effort: If Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Win in Georgia, Marijuana Could Be Decriminalized

The Democratic-led House voted to decriminalize marijuana. Victories in Georgia would give Democrats the Senate control needed to make it happen.

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House Democrats Just Voted to Decriminalize Weed. Now the Bill Goes to the GOP-Controlled Senate.

“For far too long, we have treated marijuana as a criminal justice problem instead of as a matter of personal choice and public health."