In Michigan, a new bill is being pushed that would remove Marijuana as a schedule 1 drug in the state. Being classified as a schedule 1 drug puts cannabis in the category of the most criminalized drugs; this has serious implications on both medical and recreational users.
The bill itself is named after poet and activist John Sinclair, who has been unfairly charged for marijuana possession himself. Even at 80 years old, Sinclair ignites the fire in Michigan citizens to correct the states classification.
The article 'Marijuana would be removed from Michigan’s drug schedule under new bill' written by Gus Burns goes into more detail about the life of Sinclair and the bill named after him. It also discusses the implication a Schedule 1 classification has, so give it a read!