legalization

Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

Could a National Legal Pot Law Finally Happen?

March 4, 2019

With Cory Booker’s proposal to legalize marijuana on a federal level, TRNN looks at the current politics surrounding legalization in the nation’s capital and statehouses across the country to see if the time has finally come for a federal law to decriminalize pot

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

Will Blue State MD Allow Voters to Decide on Legal Pot?

October 12, 2017

A proposed referendum to allow voters to decide if pot should be legalized faces an uphill battle in a state wedded to racially biased marijuana policies

Pot Arrests Grow Despite Increasing Support for Legalization

October 6, 2017

The FBI’s latest local law enforcement report reveals arrests for marijuana-related offenses grew slightly in 2016, despite the fact that most Americans think pot should be legal

War on Drugs

August 14, 2017
Letters sent by the current Attorney General hint of upcoming federal action against state’s that have already legalized it, but a marijuana policy expert says Sessions may face resistance on multiple fronts

Can President Obama Do More To Stop Deportations?

November 26, 2013

A heckler challenges Obama to do more to stop deportations, but does the president have the authority to do so?

100 Women Arrested in Pro-Immigration Reform Protest

September 12, 2013

In an attempt to call Congress to act on immigration, the largest number of undocumented immigrant women submitted to arrest

Drug Wars

September 11, 2013
Neil Franklin: Despite opposition from police and prison guard unions, Attorney General Eric Holder won’t go after Colorado and Washington for legalizing marijuana for recreational use

What a Progressive Immigration Reform Bill Looks Like

February 1, 2013
Isabel Garcia: Proposed reforms implies if it was practical, 11 million people should be deported – this tone informs the rest of the proposals