Legalization

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...
Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts has made big strides when it comes to marijuana in recent years.  The Bay State has decriminalized marijuana and legalized medical marijuana through ballot measures, and now a...
Portland, ME Legalizes Marijuana Possession

Portland, ME Legalizes Marijuana Possession

On Tuesday, Portland, Me. became the first city in New England to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession.  The new law allows residents to possess up to 2.5 ounces...
Michigan Voters in Three Communities Weigh in on Marijuana Legalization Today

Michigan Voters in Three Communities Weigh in on Marijuana Legalization Today

Voters in three Michigan towns will weigh in today on whether local police should arrest recreational marijuana users.  Ballot proposals in Ferndale, Jackson, and Lansing aim to legalize use...
New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Favor Marijuana Legalization

New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Favor Marijuana Legalization

A new Gallup poll found that a clear majority of Americans– 58 percent– support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  This shows a 10 percent increase in support for marijuana...
Nearly 2/3 of Californians Support Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Nearly 2/3 of Californians Support Recreational Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted by Tulchin Research shows that 65% of California voters support legalizing the recreational use and sale of marijuana.  Only 32% of those polls opposed legalization....
New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

On October 6th, New Zealand’s first Cannabis Museum is set to open in the city of Dunedin.  The museum has been put together by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party...
Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll released by the Public Polling Institute of California found that 50% of Californians support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  Additionally, the poll found that 60% of...
Marijuana Legalization Measure Gets Go Ahead for Signature Gathering in California

Marijuana Legalization Measure Gets Go Ahead for Signature Gathering in California

A new voter-driven initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in California has received approval from Secretary of State Debra Bowen to start gathering signatures to get the initiative onto the...
Senate to Hold Marijuana Hearings

Senate to Hold Marijuana Hearings

Starting Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will open landmark hearings that marijuana activists hope will eliminate conflicts between state and federal law when it comes to marijuana legalization. The...