Recreational Marijuana

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada’s Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is claiming that the group plans to turn in 170,000 signatures to county clerks Wednesday in order to have their marijuana legalization...
Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

This Wednesday, Vermont will hold a hearing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in The Green Mountain State. The hearing will be broadcast throughout the state via Vermont Interactive...
Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan municipalities voted to decriminalize marijuana possession of up to an ounce by individuals 21 and older.  Five others denied similar measures. In Metro Detroit, voters in Berkley...
Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Oregon and Washington DC have officially joined the ranks of Washington and Colorado by approving voter-based marijuana legalization initiatives.  At time of publication 86% of of Alaska’s precincts had...
Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

It’s election day and voters across the nation will have the opportunity to weigh in on a number of marijuana-related ballot issues.  Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

Despite calls for reform during his campaign, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has seen more marijuana arrests than under previous Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Not only that,...
Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Uruguayans begin to vote for a new president Sunday.  Depending on the outcome, it could become the first country to repeal full marijuana legalization, after becoming the first country...
US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is “cautiously optimistic” about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained “We don’t want...
CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work...