Legislation takes effect at midnight tonight permitting adults to possess and cultivate marijuana for personal use.
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal signed legislation late yesterday significantly reducing criminal penalties for marijuana possession offenses.
Federal Judge: My Drug War Sentences Were ‘Unfair and Disproportionate’
Former Federal Judge Nancy Gertner was appointed to the federal bench by Bill Clinton in 1994. She presided over trials for 17 years. And Sunday, she stood before a crowd at The Aspen Ideas Festival to denounce most punishments that she imposed.
Among 500 sanctions […]