Election Results: Voters Legalize Cannabis in More States

2020 silver lining: more American voters strike down cannabis prohibitions. Why haven't Georgia voters had the chance? Read more
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DECRIM, an inference from a year of data in Atlanta – Most cops don’t care


October 2nd, 2018 marks the one year anniversary of the unanimous passage of Atlanta City Ordinance 17-O-1152, which reduced the penalty for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana within the city limits of Read more

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The Loss Of An Activist, The Passing of a Friend, James Bell

James Bell at Atlanta Rotary Club showing the difference in misdemeanor and felony weights of marijuana

Awful News

My friend Stephen Bradley called me on Friday, September 14th and asked if I was sitting down.  I knew it Read more

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How Passionate Are You About YOUR Cause

Let’s Talk About Heroes

There’s a lot of banter going around about Allen Peake. It’s actually turned into a national story. I was interviewed about it this past Sunday by Mikel Weisser, the Director of AZ NORML and a Read more

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Is Georgia’s latest Medical Cannabis Bill progress, or just a bigger empty box?

On March 30th,  the last day of the Georgia Legislative session,  the Senate voted 45 to 6 to pass SB 16 to further amend and expand Haliegh’s Hope Act (HB 1) signed by Gov. Deal April 16 Read more

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Is the city of Atlanta ready to cite and release for cannabis possession?

On Tuesday March 21st, the Atlanta City Council Public Safety Committee’s working group met to discuss reducing the penalties for possession of cannabis. This was the third in a series of meetings to address a re-work of the 84 Read more

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