Legalization

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...
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....