Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to pre-payable violations and set fines.

            HB 305/CI (BR 395) - B. Yonts AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments. Amend and create various KRS sections to convert certain misdemeanors to prepayable violations and set fines. Feb 5-introduced in House Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page   Thru the DIRECT LINK above can be …

"Commonsense criminal justice reform”

Red VanWinkle December 26 at 12:59pm As we near Kentucky's 2015 Legislative session. I would like to bring special attention to a topic of our KY Legislators. There is so many topics for our Legislators to consider during the annual session, it would be hard to not miss something here or there. So to be …

Let’s talk about DOJ enforcement of marijuana laws…(on Tribal Lands)

In reference to the last post regarding the enforcement of marijuana laws on tribal lands: Justice Department on Thursday will tell U.S. attorneys to not prevent tribes from growing or selling marijuana on the sovereign lands Today, via this link, the Department of Justice, as reported by the LA Times has/will produce a "Memorandum" concerning the …

Marc Emery Prison Blog: How I Began My Plan to Overgrow the Government

By Marc Emery - Thursday, February 27 2014   CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis …

Indiana: Lawmakers To Debate Pair Of Marijuana Decriminalization Measures

Two separate pieces of legislation that seek to significantly reduce marijuana possession penalties are expected to be debated during the 2013 legislative session. State Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) has reintroduced legislation, SB 580, to reduce penalties for the adult possession of up to 3 ounces of marijuana to a fine-only, non-criminal violation. It also seeks …

Indiana lawmaker to introduce marijuana decriminalization bill

Sep 22, 2012 Indiana Sen. Brent Steele said pot decriminalized in other states didn't cause problems. Written by Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — An influential Indiana lawmaker intends to sponsor a bill in the next session that would reduce penalties for people found in possession of small amounts of marijuana. State Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, said …

House votes 162-161 to decriminalize marijuana

    GARRETT BRNGER,Associated Press Friday, March 9, 2012 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House narrowly passed a bill to decriminalize a person's first two marijuana possessions under one-half ounce. Republican Speaker Bill O'Brien abstained from voting, allowing the bill to squeak by Thursday with a 162-161 vote. The House voted overwhelmingly 228-89 …