Senate to Hold Hearing on Reforming Mandatory Minimum Sentences

By: Thursday September 12, 2013 8:47 am

Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has been on a roll lately when it comes to the issue of drug policy reform. His committee has scheduled a hearing for September 18th to reevaluate the effectiveness of federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Mandatory minimums laws are mostly about drug cases and have played a big [...]

The Eight Most Promising Marijuana Reform Bills for 2013

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:13 am

The big advances for marijuana reform still tend to come during election years when initiatives are put on the ballot, but there are already some promising signs for possible legislative victories in 2013. Across the country several marijuana reform bills have been introduced in the state legislatures that either stand a decent chance of becoming [...]


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