Legalization

CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will support a marijuana legalization measure in 2016 to allow recreational marijuana use. During a Marin County Bar Association luncheon last...
New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) data shows that marijuana use among teens and traffic fatalities have dropped in the state, despite the legalization of marijuana...
Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

An initiative to decriminalize low level marijuana possession in Wichita has failed due to a lack of valid signatures.  According to the Sedgwick County Election Board, the petition is...
Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

A ballot initiative has been approved in Washington DC that will allow voters to determine whether they want to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over.  Submitted by...
80% of Seattle’s Marijuana Citations Were Issued by One Officer

80% of Seattle’s Marijuana Citations Were Issued by One Officer

The Seattle Police Department has reassigned an officer who is responsible for issuing 80% of the city’s citations for marijuana use in the first half of the year. During...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at “almost every award show.”  Now the actress is speaking out...
Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

On Monday, the Obama Administration openly opposed Republican-led legislation that would prevent Washington DC from using federal funds to decriminalize low level marijuana possession, calling marijuana a states’ rights...
Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

A new study has found that 50% of people purchasing recreational marijuana in Colorado are out of state visitors, and up to 90% of marijuana sales in mountain resort...