Tag: decriminalizaiton


The Nicaraguan Legislation on Cannabis.

This is part one of a series of blog posts that will be published this week by EPSD Nicaragua chapter leader Elvin Rodríguez Fabilena that will describe Nicaraguan policies on cannabis in terms of how they are written and how they are enforced. The blog posts encompass a research paper titled Cannabis Policy in Nicaragua: De Facto Decriminalization.The materials used were

Read more


D.C. City Council Passes Marijuana Decriminalization

Last Tuesday, February 4, the Washington D.C. City Council voted to decriminalize less than an ounce of marijuana possession by a wide margin of 11-1. The bill now becomes one of the most lax decriminalized marijuana laws in the country, as possession of less than an ounce will now only garner a $25 fine. It does remain criminal to smoke

Read more


Southern Connecticut State University Students Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization

CONNECTICUT – The student government association at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) passed a resolution in support of Gov. Malloy’s marijuana decriminalization Bill, SB 1014, with a vote of 12-4 on Friday afternoon. The Student Government Association represents over 13,000 undergraduates in the Connecticut university system. SCSU Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) Co-President and Student Government Representative Thomas Hils worked with

Read more