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A March Towards Change: Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from Conviction in 1998.

A March Towards Change Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from a Conviction in 1998. By M.W White Radt Editor  Despite Governor  Gavin Christopher Newsom's controversies, he is still hard at work for the people of California.  While in office, Governor Newsom has granted a total of 72 pardons, 79 commutations, and 20 reprieves; and one of those offenders was Dan Dogan. On made May,28,2021 Governor Gavin Nelson made an executive decision to pardon marijuana offender Don Dogan . Mr. Dogan says his life has been hindered far too long for smuggling a drug called cannabis from the Mexican border in 1998 and this is a big accomplishment.  F urthermore, a lot of law officials have the executive power to pardon worthy candidates. For example, former President Trump granted 237 acts of clemency during his four years in the White House, including 143 pardons and 94 commutations; which are said to be the fewest clemency in the U.S presidency. However 12 were marijuana offenders. Wh

Mississippi Marijuana Laws Sentence Black Man to Life in Prison

By W.M White  According to records, Mississippi is one of the 27 states that have decriminalized cannabis. However a first offender with possession of 30 grams or less is punishable by a fine less then $500.  So how did 38-year-old Allen Russel get life in prison for only 44 grams of weed? Well, let us look at these outdated laws, which are still pit hole for our black men in southern white-controlled states. It all started on November 19, 2017, Allen Russell was apprehend by Hattiesburg Police Officers after being charged with 44 grams of pot , seize from his house. Consequently, he was sentenced to life in prison in the custody of Forrest County without parole. So can this happen you ask? Although Mississippi  voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 65, a constitutional ballot initiative to establish a medical marijuana program for patients with debilitating conditions.  A recent study by the American Civil Liberties Union found that although blacks and whites use marijuana at near

Is President Joe Biden Sleeping on Cannabis Legalization

Is President Biden sleeping on the opportunity to fully legalize cannabis.  Within the first 100 days President Biden has made some people question his position on cannabis after Biden controversial hiring decisions.  However,  a ccording to Pew Research Center, 59% approve of the way Biden is handling his job as president, while 39% disapprove. In an article by The York Times justifying The White House employment cannabis policy, the White House press secretary  Jen Psaki confirmed that five staff members had lost their jobs because they used marijuana in the past. President Biden advice his administration to terminate several members in his cabinet for past cannabis use. Even though the administration had previously told incoming staffers that prior use of cannabis wouldn’t immediately disqualify them. Several other staff members remain employed on a work-from-home basis while their history of marijuana use is evaluated.  Nevertheless, The Biden administration has also asked  staffer

New Vape Laws Learn the Facts

T he most recent Covid-19 relief bill better known as 2021 Omnibus Appropriations Bill  sign into law December 27th 2020 by former President Donald Trump will have an lasting impact on the  cannabis vaping industry  for years to come.  Congress seize the opportunity  to do an amendment on  The Pact Act  which now implies to e-cigarettes and all vaping products. In this lengthy bill you can find the amendment on page 5136.   The Pact Act originally passed in 2009 substituting the Jenkins Act of 1949 is down-regulating the shipment of tobacco vape products in the United States.  So you ask how does a cigarette tax act affect the Cannabis industry ?   The Pact Act Amendment regulates the import and export of all thing vape. Now, the cannabis industry and  brands that profit from vape products they will have additional regulations.  Any vape device or liquid containing CBD or THC that requires shipping will have to register with the Bureau of alcohol and tobacco farmer firearms. However th

Hip Hop Royalty Collaboration with The Cannabis Industry.

The Cannabis Industry has Join  with Hip Hop Royalty  for Branding  Strategist. Here's how by M.W White Editor  Chef TheMaryReport    Hip hop royalty understood that weed was a general wealth builder long before legalization. Sum rappers have been rapping about Mary Jane since the beginning of their career   and even sold weed to pay for studio time.  Thus black music has been  integrating the weed culture from the 1920 jazz era to today's  hip hop culture .  A great documentary that depicts the relation between music and cannabis  is BET Special SMOKE: Marijuana + Black America,” executive-produced and narrated by  Nas . Also supporters like Vice President  Kamala Harris   in office we've embarked on an unprecedented time for the cannabis legalization.Take a look at the progression of cannabis and the support of Americans. Record show  from a Gallup poll says 66% of Americans support legalization. Society understands the benefits of cannabis  and wants to make right of t