"By including conversations about our state’s Good Samaritan Law in public high school health classes, we believe we have identified the most systematic approach to ensuring generations of New Yorkers are aware of it."
"Like many independent primary care physicians, Dr. Kimberly Nalda didn’t expect to start her own practice."
"The tests were purportedly intended to detect synthetic cannabinoids, which are popular in prisons (as well as among people on probation or parole) due to their frequent omission from toxicology screenings."
After a three-year battle with the criminal justice system, he was released from prison in March 2021 and now serves in New Jersey’s intensive supervision program. He currently lives in Jersey City.
"Although the plan orders federal judges to expunge records, it’s not automatic; anyone with a non-violent federal cannabis conviction still has to file a motion for expungement in court. The same applies to resentencing, where some incarcerated people would be entitled to sentencing review hearings, but would have to apply for themselves."
"The cannabis community has a strong interest in the impact of hemp products within both historic and modern societies — From collectively learning how prohibition historically causes systemic harm to new ingenious uses of hemp such as making paper, clothing, health supplements, or even a car."
"Though law enforcement still plays a role, this model is widely considered the most progressive among states with legalization policies in place, because it diverts young people from involvement with the carceral system at large."
"Her performance was assessed on how high she billed, how many referrals she made, and other criteria that strayed from giving quality care. It became apparent the new workflow wasn’t lining up with her values of independence, connection, flexibility, and transparency."
“'It’s important to give people who may feel wary or tentative a cannabis space where they can consume intentionally.'”
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"Unfortunately, Wall’s story is one similar to so many impacted by the drug war within the investment-heavy, burgeoning legal cannabis industry."
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On May 18, Justice Law Catalyst announced a federal lawsuit against the Salvation Army on behalf of Mark Tassinari, who was discharged from the Christian charity organization’s Boston Adult Rehabilitation Center in 2018 after he began taking buprenorphine to manage his opioid use disorder (OUD).
This Independent Primary Care Physician Uses Compassionate Communication To Stay Close to Rural Patients
“'Compassion is central to my motivation,' Dr. Bhat told Elation."
"Children and young adults are still criminalized for marijuana possession in states where it’s been legalized."
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