2020 Dems Lean on Myth of Marijuana-Incarceration Link

Marijuana legalization features prominently in 2020 Democrats’ criminal justice reform plans, but many repeat the common misbelief that the drug plays a major role in mass incarceration.

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Kamala Harris: Weed Brings ‘Good Vibes’

On the campaign trail in Des Moines, IA, 2020 presidential hopeful and former California Attorney General, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said marijuana has “good vibes.” Partial transcript as follows: HARRIS: Right, so now what’s happening here…

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Illegal Drugs Are a $150-Billion-a-Year Business

Americans spent on the order of $150 billion on cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and methamphetamine in 2016 alone, according to a report. Researchers at the non-partisan RAND corporation found that illegal narcotics generated as much business as the amusement and gambling industry in 2016 after conducting an exhaustive analysis of drug use and spending data.

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Sanders: Cut Prison Population in Half, Create Civilian Corps of Unarmed First Responders

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Sunday aimed to combat “institutional racism” in the country. The plan includes diversifying police forces, creating a civilian corps of unarmed first responders, ending cash b…

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Top Court Rules Cops Can No Longer Stop People After Claiming to Smell Marijuana

In a major win for freedom, Maryland’s top court ruled this month that police can no longer stop people based on the smell of marijuana.

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Mike Tyson Says He and His Friends Smoke Around $40,000 Worth of Weed Per Month

According to recent data, roughly 40 percent of the country makes around $40,000 a year. According to Mike Tyson, he and his friends smoke the annual salary of those people in weed, every month.

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CBD Might Be More Popular Than Weed

More Americans use products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) than use marijuana or other illegal drugs, according to a Gallup poll. CBD, one of marijuana’s active ingredients, has risen swiftly in prominence despite a lack of scientific understanding or careful regulation of the substance.

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Study Analyzes Effects of Eating Marijuana

Test subject’s gender played a role in behavior

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CORRECTION: Kamala Locked Up More People for Weed Than We Thought

The Free Beacon’s finding that Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) had locked up at least 1,560 people for marijuana-related offenses while she was California’s attorney general was off, according to California’s Department of Corrections, which now says at least 1,974 were admitted to prison under Harris.

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Harris Dismisses Gabbard Attack: I’m a ‘Top-Tier Candidate,’ She’s at ‘Zero or One Percent’

Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) dismissed an attack Wednesday by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) on her controversial record as a prosecutor, calling herself a “top-tier candidate” getting attacked by someone at “zero or 1 percent.”

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Tulsi Gabbard Slams Kamala Harris for Jailing People for Marijuana Then Laughing About Smoking It Later

Gabbard slammed Harris for her record as a California attorney general and her hypocrisy over marijuana in her strongest moments.

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Decriminalizing Pot: ‘Critical Step Forward’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill Monday to further decriminalize marijuana use and expunge the records of individuals convicted on cannabis-related charges.

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WATCH: Cops Beat the Hell Out of a Woman After Claiming to ‘Smell Weed’

Two cops claimed that a woman smelled like marijuana and used that as an excuse to beat, kidnap, and cage her.

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Michigan Bill Would Expunge 235,000 Marijuana Charges

When state representative Jeff Irwin introduced a bill that would automatically expunge about 235,000 misdemeanor records for marijuana use and possession without going through the costly court system, he said he wanted to save taxpayers money.

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Serial Child Molester, Abuser Sentenced to 30 Days as Man Gets 4 Years for 22 Grams of Weed

A serial child molester and abuser, who abused over two dozen children received just 30 days in jail as a man who helped people with a plant rots in a cage.

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Gov Growing Enormous Crop Of Marijuana

Largest of its kind in five years

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Five Times Kamala Harris Flip-Flopped on Key Issues

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) claimed she misheard Thursday night’s debate question in which she signaled support for the elimination of private insurance, but this is not the first time she has swiftly reversed positions on that topic and a range of other…

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In a Historical Move, As Illinois Legalizes Weed, They’re Erasing 800,000 Marijuana Convictions

In one of the most sweeping criminal justice reforms to date, the state of Illinois will wipe the records of nearly 800,000 people whose lives were ruined by the war on marijuana.

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After Claiming to Smell Weed, Cops Sodomized Woman So Badly She Was Hospitalized—Lawsuit

After cops claimed to smell marijuana on a woman, she was brought to jail and violently sexually assaulted as police searched her body cavities for the plant.

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Man Jailed 25 Years for Weed as Child Rapist Who Gave 11yo an STD, Gets Off with NO JAIL

A man who admitted to raping an 11-year-old girl was let off with NO JAIL time while another man received 25 years for selling a plant.

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