Legalization

Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

A public opinion poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center shows that three-quarters of Americans believe the legalization of recreational marijuana is inevitable. The survey shows that 75%...
Poll Shows Majority of Alaskans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Shows Majority of Alaskans Support Marijuana Legalization

If a recent poll commissioned by the Alaska House Majority Caucus is reflective of voter turnout, Alaska could become the third state to legalize recreational marijuana come August. The...
In Oregon, Marijuana Legalization Initiative to Start Signature Gathering

In Oregon, Marijuana Legalization Initiative to Start Signature Gathering

A marijuana legalization initiative in Oregon has received approval from the state to begin collecting signatures in order to get the initiative on the November election ballot. The bill...
New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On Monday, New Jersey State Senator Nicholas Scutari is introducing legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. The legislation would create a recreational marijuana program similar to...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

New Jersey Assemblymen Reed Gusciora and Michael Patrick Carroll have introduced a bill that would allow voters to determine whether marijuana should be legalized in the state. Assembly Bill...
Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the Washington DC Board of Elections cleared a marijuana legalization measure to begin collecting signatures to get their initiative onto the November ballot.  The decision came after...
Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper this week, asking for some money from the state’s recreational marijuana program to go...
California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

On Sunday, Ca. Governor Jerry Brown appeared on Meet The Press to discuss his plans for reelection for a fourth term.  During the interview, Brown was questioned about recreational...
Maryland Moves Forward with New Marijuana Legalization Bills Despite Governor’s Disapproval

Maryland Moves Forward with New Marijuana Legalization Bills Despite Governor’s Disapproval

Two Maryland bills are moving forward that would lessen penalties and restrictions related to marijuana.  Governor Martin O’Malley has spoken out against both of them, but lawmakers are pushing...
Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure Qualifies for Ballot

Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure Qualifies for Ballot

An Alaska initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21 has been approved to appear on the state’s August primary ballot.  The initiative received approval...