Category Archives: justice system

Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to receive a virtual world premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival this March. The […]

Cannabis Grower Released from Life-Sentence, Says More Prisoners Should Go Home

CANNABIS CULTURE –   “I’m so blessed to be released but there are still a lot (of cannabis prisoners) that are still there,” says Andy Cox — now reunited with his mother, two children, and extended family in Florida after 13 years in federal lock-up. In 2004, Cox began growing cannabis plants in the Chattahoochee National […]

Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis To Provide A Second Chance, Reform Criminal Justice System

Earlier this year, House Bill 2050 was introduced – a measure to allow for the legal sale of adult-use cannabis through a permitting structure for growers, processors, and dispensaries. There are several great components contained in this bill, including provisions to help our youth, support affordable housing, and provide resources to help minority and women-owned […]