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Cannabis convictions wiped out with code

Cannabis convictions wiped out with code
Cannabis convictions wiped out with code San Francisco coders are working with the district attorney’s office to wipe out old cannabis convictions. The DA’s office has teamed up with a non-profit organisation to identify eligible people. With cannabis legal in San Francisco for people over 21, all cannabis misdemeanours as far back as 1975 need readdressing. Code for America developed an algorithm to help identify convictions. The code searches through minor cases to identify cannabis convictions to readdress. The prosecutor reviews convictions and submits relevant paperwork to the court. District Attorney George Gascon said after their failed war on drugs...
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Changes to cannabis legislation

Changes to cannabis legislation
Changes to cannabis legislation Changes to cannabis legislation changes cannabis businesses. June has been busy for cannabis legislation in the state of California. Legislators heard cannabis bills for commercial regulation, tax revenue, enforcement, applications and licencing Let’s take a look at the Bills and how politicians voted. AB 1741 AB 1741 is an exemption for businesses from paying their monthly tax bill using electronic transfer. It is for businesses that do not earn an average of $20,000 and over and the exemption will be in place until January 1, 2022. It passed the State Assembly with a vote of 61...
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Risks of cannabis induced psychosis

Risks of cannabis induced psychosis
Risks of cannabis induced psychosis. With countries decriminalising medical and recreational cannabis use, there is concern about its link to psychosis. A 2018 study says the link between heavy cannabis use and psychosis is beyond dispute. So, what does this mean and who does it affect? Psychosis and its effects Psychosis is a mental disorder where someone cannot tell the difference between reality and what’s in their head. They believe in and see things that are not real and are obviously confused in their thinking. Symptoms can include: hallucinations delusional thinking anxiety difficulty expressing emotions hearing voices that are not there...
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Downgrading Cannabis Status In America

Downgrading Cannabis Status In America
Downgrading Cannabis Status In America The US Federal government is receiving pressure to downgrade the status of cannabis. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) called for comments about marijuana as a listed Schedule 1 drug. It received more than 17,000 comments to its online survey. This survey could change the status of cannabis across the world. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) collected comments. They hand delivered the comments of 10,000 Americans to the FDA’s Washington offices. These will all go to the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of their investigation. WHO reviews cannabis classification...
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When you are too high to drive in Canada

When you are too high to drive in Canada
When you are too high to drive in Canada? As Canada continues to debate legalising cannabis, amendments to Bill C-46 go unnoticed. This Bill amends driving offences in the criminal code and other acts. It will lay out driving offences for drivers impaired by cannabis. But, there are concerns about how police will determine if a driver is too high to drive or not. When you are too high to drive in Canada Cannabis Industry Group chairman Matt Maurer wants to know how they are going to test this. Police will use roadside testing devices to test saliva. When this is...
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