Legalization

New Poll Shows 3/4 of Washington DC Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization

New Poll Shows 3/4 of Washington DC Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization

A new poll released Thursday shows that 75% of Washington DC residents support decriminalizing the possession of small amount of marijuana.  The poll, commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project...
High Taxes Could Be Imposed on Legal Marijuana in Colorado, Other Regulations Established

High Taxes Could Be Imposed on Legal Marijuana in Colorado, Other Regulations Established

On Friday, a Colorado legislative panel decided that marijuana could be taxed at rates higher than 30%.  The House-Senate panel that is tasked with establishing Colorado’s legal marijuana regulations...
Seattle Police Tell Marijuana Dealers to “Cease and Desist”, Give Them Back Their Marijuana

Seattle Police Tell Marijuana Dealers to “Cease and Desist”, Give Them Back Their Marijuana

Continuing to prove that they are fully embracing Washington’s new marijuana law, the Seattle Police Department returned small amounts of confiscated marijuana to street dealers as part of a...
Colorado Blames Lax Medical Marijuana Regulation on Lack of Money

Colorado Blames Lax Medical Marijuana Regulation on Lack of Money

On Thursday, Colorado Department of Revenue director Barbara Brohl told lawmakers that a lack of funds is the main reason the state has had trouble regulating the medical marijuana...
Majority of Americans Support Full Legalization of Marijuana

Majority of Americans Support Full Legalization of Marijuana

A new survey, conducted by Pew Research Center, shows that the majority of Americans support the full legalization of recreational marijuana. This is the first time that a major...
Washington Puts a Stop to Marijuana Smoking in Bars

Washington Puts a Stop to Marijuana Smoking in Bars

Washington may have legalized marijuana, but they are not allowing marijuana smokers to have free reign in terms of consumption.  Some bar owners have been converting part of their...
Analysts Estimate Legal Marijuana Could Bring Billions in Revenue

Analysts Estimate Legal Marijuana Could Bring Billions in Revenue

Tax experts and financial analysts have predicted that revenues collected from newly legalized marijuana in Washington and Colorado could bring in billions of dollars for the states.  Other states,...
Maine Marijuana Legalization Bill Gains Support

Maine Marijuana Legalization Bill Gains Support

A bill that would legalize the possession, sale, and use of marijuana in Maine is gaining support.  Thirty-five legislators have decided to co-sponsor the bill, which would also allow...
Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

The Washington State House of Representatives killed a bill that would have waived misdemeanor marijuana offenses for adults ago 21 and older. Washington State House Bill 1661 never made...
Half of Missouri Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Half of Missouri Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by DHM research, shows that 50% of Missouri voters support the full legalization of marijuana for recreational use. Half of those polled would support a...