We Support the Oldest Marijuana Advocacy Organization in America

In the 1970s, views on cannabis began to change. Drug paraphernalia and decriminalization in select states began to fuel marijuana advocacy. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, cannabis-related arrests per 100,000 residents began to climb in 1970. As a result, drug policy reform organizations began to form and establish themselves. Norml The National Organization…

Drug Policy Reform Organizations – Our Support Initiative

Marijuana Policy Project Here at BizTender, we are committed to supporting the cannabis community and the organizations behind drug policy reform. Advocacy efforts for marijuana reform began to form following Richard Nixon’s declaration of “The War on Drugs“. What followed was decades of subsequent mass incarceration and cannabis-related convictions. Statistics on Cannabis-Related Crimes In an…

Marijuana Legalization Proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo Looks to Create a Comprehensive Adult-Use Marijuana Program in 2021 State of the State Address Third Chance at Legalization The year 2021 marks the third straight year Gov. Cuomo has pushed toward passing recreational marijuana legalization measures. In 2018, the New York State Department of Health conducted a study showing the positive…

The MORE Act: Historic Marijuana Legalization Vote 2020

The House has Postponed the Bill to Federally Legalize Marijuana Until After the Presidential Election The MORE Act, which would legalize marijuana on the federal level, has been postponed until after the 2020 presidential election. More Act The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment Expungement Act would legalize marijuana on the federal level and expunge some cannabis-related criminal…