Legalization

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults...
13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64. The 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey...
Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, and Portland-area tokers are taking the opportunity to celebrate their new found freedom to smoke marijuana over the...
Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

On Sunday, New Jersey Governor and potential Presidential hopeful Chris Christie pledged to end marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado if he were elected president. During an interview on...
Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana earlier this year, but each town has the ability to ban the sale of marijuana for adults age 21 and older. On Monday,...
Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

On Tuesday, Delaware House lawmakers voted 24-14 to decriminalize low level marijuana possession. The legislation will now go to the Senate. The bill replaces criminal penalties for simple marijuana...
Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle’s...
New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in...
Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

On Monday, Oregon legislators revealed a proposed sales tax for retail marijuana sales. This proposed tax would replace the harvest tax approved by voters. The sales tax proposal didn’t...
57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted for Regulate Rhode Island by Public Policy polling has found that 57% of Rhode Island voters support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the poll,...