In My Prison, We Pay for College on 70 Cents a Day

In My Prison, We Pay for College on 70 Cents a Day by Caddell Kivett, Prison Journalism Project March 5, 2024 I never thought higher education was for me. Still, I decided to try college at the age of 38. I had not been in school for nearly 20 years, and there was a mountain … Read more

Drug Arrests Continue As Policy Continues to Fail Humanity

Every 31 seconds a person is arrested for a drug offence in the United States. The vast majority of these offences are for simple possession. Drug use continues to grow, and populations the world over are becoming more educated on drugs use and the harms caused by the war waged against human behavior, while putting … Read more

The cannabis industry is booming, but for many Black Americans the price of entry is steep.

Patrice Worthy in Washington Social equity rules can reduce barriers to entry for communities most affected by discriminatory drug laws. While Bernard Noble sat in a Louisiana jail riding out a 13-year sentence for possession of 2.8 grams of marijuana, cannabis legalization and decriminalization swept through the United States. With no chance of parole under Louisiana’s “habitual offender” … Read more

U.S Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

Washington, DC: United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference this afternoon. Upon introducing the legislation, Sen. Schumer said: “This is monumental because at long last we are taking steps in the Senate to right the … Read more

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