Tag Archives: Misdemeanor

District Attorney George Gascón Applies Proposition 64 Retroactively to Every Marijuana Case Since 1975

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Today, District Attorney George Gascón announced that the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office will be retroactively applying Proposition 64, which legalized the possession and recreational use of marijuana for adults ages 21 years or older, to misdemeanor and felony convictions dating back to 1975.

New Year's Prankster Changes Hollywood Sign to 'Hollyweed'

New Year’s Prankster Changes Hollywood Sign to ‘Hollyweed’

On Jan. 1, 2017, residents of Los Angeles woke up to find that one of their most treasured landmarks had become the victim of a New Year’s prank. An unknown prankster scaled Mount Lee in the New Year’s early hours and changed the city’s famous Hollywood sign to “Hollyweed.”

Michigan Court of Appeals Overturns MMJ Transport Law

Michigan Court of Appeals Overturns MMJ Transport Law

On Dec. 20, 2016, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s medical marijuana act takes precedent over a law that restricts how patients can transport medical marijuana. The ruling is the result of a 2014 case where medical marijuana patient Callen Latz was arrested for improperly transporting marijuana.

Wyoming Considers Reducing Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Wyoming Considers Reducing Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Legislators in the state of Wyoming are considering reducing the penalties for simple marijuana possession. The consideration comes after legislators failed to impose penalties on those caught possessing edible marijuana products in the previous legislative session.

Kush Gods

DC Not Buying Kush Gods’ Donations for Marijuana

On Dec. 22, 2015, Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department arrested Nicholas Cunningham and Evonne Lidoff for misdemeanor distribution of marijuana, through Kush Gods, Cunningham’s enterprise that exchanges marijuana for donations.


Ohio Attorney General Sues Toledo Over Marijuana Law

On Sept. 15, 2015, Toledo, Ohio, became one of the few major cities in the United States to decriminalize marijuana. The voter initiative, also known as the Sensible Marihuana Act, passed with more than 70 percent of the vote.