Bill seeks to divert people with behavioral health disorders out of criminal justice system into treatment | Legislature

Irina Baranova

A bill in the Colorado Senate aims to prevent people with mental health issues from entering the criminal justice system and instead send them to treatment centers that can address their psychological needs. A Senate panel unanimously advanced Senate Bill 10 on Thursday, moving it forward to the appropriations committee. If enacted, […]

Proposed law moves to Legislature

Irina Baranova

A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio is poised to head to the state Legislature after proponents got the backing of more than 200,000 voters.  The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol submitted 206,943 signatures to Secretary of State Frank LaRose on Monday for a bill that would allow adults to buy and possess […]