Legalization

California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

On Tuesday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen approved a request from a marijuana legalization advocacy group to begin gathering signatures in support of their initiative that would legalize...
Uruguayan President Signs Marijuana Legalization Law

Uruguayan President Signs Marijuana Legalization Law

On Monday night, Uruguayan President Jose Mujica signed a bill into law that legalizes the possession, sale, and use of marijuana.  Mujica has long supported the bill, claiming it...
AP Poll Shows More Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

AP Poll Shows More Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new AP poll shows that only 29% of Americans oppose legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use.  This shows a large swing in public opinion from 2010,...
Marijuana Legalization Debate Held In Missouri

Marijuana Legalization Debate Held In Missouri

On Wednesday night, two experts debated the pros and cons of marijuana legalization in Missouri.  The debate was held by the St. Louis Ethical Society. Arguing in favor of...
Denver Decriminalizing Marijuana For 18-21 Year Olds

Denver Decriminalizing Marijuana For 18-21 Year Olds

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado for individuals age 21 and older, but the Denver City Council is going a step further to protect young people who are...
International Watchdog Group Challenges Uruguay’s New Marijuana Law

International Watchdog Group Challenges Uruguay’s New Marijuana Law

The International Narcotics Control Board is challenging Uruguay’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana, claiming it conflicts with the 1961 Single Convention of Narcotic Drugs, of which Uruguay is a...
Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay is set to become the first nation to fully legalize recreational marijuana after the marijuana legalization measure was passed by the Senate on Tuesday.  Now, the bill just...
New Poll Finds Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

New Poll Finds Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new Field Poll shows that 55 percent of Californians support some form of recreational marijuana legalization.  47 percent supported a controlled system similar to Washington’s, with age regulations...
Marijuana Petitions Submitted in Missouri

Marijuana Petitions Submitted in Missouri

Dan Viets, state director for Missouri NORML, has submitted ten potential petitions to the Secretary of State’s office that would legalize marijuana.  The petitions have been posted on the...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

On Thursday, the Maine State Legislature failed to pass a bill that would have legalized, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and older.  The Legislative Council...