reform

Ganjapreneur: Global Leaders Will Discuss World Drug Problem & International Reform This 4/20

Ganjapreneur: Global Leaders Will Discuss World Drug Problem & International Reform This 4/20

A ground-breaking 4/20 may be ahead of us as the United Nations General Assembly prepares for a special session to address global substance abuse issues. This will be the first time in almost 20 years that the UN will seriously review global drug policies, of which marijuana will be a major discussion point.

Read More

DPA: 6,000 People to be Released from Federal Prison Following New Drug Sentencing Guidelines

DPA: 6,000 People to be Released from Federal Prison Following New Drug Sentencing Guidelines

Starting in November, 6,000 federal prisoners will be released from federal prison, an unprecedented move that is the result of changes made by the U.S. Sentencing Commission last year that lowered federal sentencing guidelines for people convicted under draconian drug war-era laws.

Read More

Marijuana Politics: A New Hope: The Amazing Journey to Free Jeff Mizanskey

Marijuana Politics: A New Hope: The Amazing Journey to Free Jeff Mizanskey

After 15 years in the Drug War reform movement, I have certainly learned to appreciate victories of all sizes and important events that can help us convey the harms prohibition has brought upon good, nonviolent people. Even from afar in Oregon, I haven’t appreciated any victory any greater than the release of Jeff Mizanskey in my birth state of Missouri, it ranks right along with electoral victories that legalized cannabis in states across our nation. Jeff’s case personifies the failure of the War on Drugs and I am confident that his story will help us educate average voters about the need to legalize and regulate cannabis across the country.

Read More