Legalization

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Could Come in 2015

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Could Come in 2015

Marijuana legalization advocates in Nevada are currently creating the initiative language for voters to approve recreational marijuana legalization in 2015. Campaign to Regulate Marijuana hopes to enact a petition...
Hawaii Could Become Marijuana Exporter

Hawaii Could Become Marijuana Exporter

Hawaiian House Majority Floor Leader Rida Cabanilla wants to make the state a prime exporter of marijuana in order to raise revenues that would eliminate debt and benefit public...
Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden showed that smoking marijuana during pregnancy could harm the fetus. Researchers studied the effect...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Senator Constance Johnson has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational use.  The proposed bill would make it legal for individuals 21 and older to buy,...
DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

On Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Administration chief of operations James Capra called the legalization of marijuana on a state level “reckless and irresponsible.” Capra’s comments on legalization came as a...
Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts’ medical marijuana program has not even fully gone into effect yet and advocates already have their sights set on recreational marijuana legalization in 2016. Allen St. Pierre of...
Alaskan Marijuana Advocates Pushing For Legalization Vote in 2014

Alaskan Marijuana Advocates Pushing For Legalization Vote in 2014

The Alaska Campaign to Regulate Marijuana hopes to get their recreational marijuana initiative onto the August 2014 ballot.  On Wednesday, the group submitted 46,000 signatures– almost 50% more than...
New Poll Shows 55% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

New Poll Shows 55% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new CNN/ORC International poll released Monday shows that 55% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana.  Only 44% opposed it. Marijuana had the largest amount of support from...
Maryland Senate President Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Senate President Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Maryland Senate President, revealed in an interview Friday that he would support legislation legalizing and regulating the sale of recreational marijuana.  Miller has been...
Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

In early January, New Hampshire’s House will vote whether to legalize up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone over the age of 21. Under the...