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States spend $3.6 billion on racially biased marijuana arrests

States spend $3.6 billion on racially biased marijuana arrests

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NYPD pulling plug on ‘buy-and-bust’

Reports indicate that NYPD officers are being told to halt the practice of “buy-and-bust.”

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Report: NYPD inspector general should investigate police practices now

A new report by a police watchdog group is calling on the NYPD’s new inspector general to open investigations into police policies and practices that they consider to be “problematic.”

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Brooklyn DA proposes new marijuana rules

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has stated that he will no longer prosecute folk caught with 20 grams or less of marijuana

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New York State Assembly passes new marijuana legislation

The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus announced the Assembly's...

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States spend $3.6 billion on racially biased marijuana arrests

African-Americans are nearly four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites...

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Marijuana may be effective in fight against HIV/AIDS

A joint a day will keep the cancer away? It may be crass to promote...

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Decriminalize pot

This Monday, my office won a jury conviction for the murder of 17-year-old Cheyenne Baez,...