Legalization

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...
Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur has proposed a plan that would legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana in the state.  This is the first time a...
New Hampshire Prison Official Calls for Marijuana Legalization

New Hampshire Prison Official Calls for Marijuana Legalization

On Monday, Cheshire County Department of Corrections Superintendent Richard Van Wickler spoke out in favor of legalizing marijuana based on his experience in the prison system.  Van Wickler is...