Legalization

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative Dalton Honore has introduced House Bill 117, which would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. If approved by the legislature, voters...
Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

As part of Colorado’s legal marijuana program, part of the marijuana excise tax is to be contributed to local schools.  Schools are already seeing the benefits of these taxes,...
New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

A new study conducted by University of Washington shows that there is still confusion among teenagers and adults when it comes to legal marijuana in the state.  Marijuana was...
New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire House voted in favor of decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession.  The measure won by a landslide with over 300 votes. The decriminalization measure decriminalizes possession...
Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced the Marijuana Regulation, Control, and Taxation Act, which would allow adults 21 and older to posess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow...
Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Counties in cities in Oregon are threatening legal action over the recreational marijuana law’s attempts to tax and regulate the sale of pot. Local governments want the ability to...
Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs from Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado have filed a lawsuit to strike down marijuana legalization in Colorado.  The sheriffs claim that marijuana legalization creates a “crisis of conscience” by...
Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared...
Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and...
Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with its...