Recreational Marijuana

Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted by Star Tribune Minnesota shows that 51% of Minnesota voters support medical marijuana legalization.  Only 41% oppose a change in state marijuana laws.  Only 30%...
New York Majority Support Recreational and Medical Marijuana Legalization

New York Majority Support Recreational and Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows that a majority of New York voters approve of both recreational and medical marijuana legalization.  The poll found that 57% of New York...
Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

On Friday, the Obama Administration gave the banking industry approval to work with marijuana businesses, accepting their money in accounts and providing them with financing without risk of facing...
Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

On Thursday, lawmakers in Mexico introduced bills that would increase the amount of marijuana individuals could carry in the country for personal use.  The bills also seek to introduce...
Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

On Wednesday, two Rhode Island legislators introduced a bill that would legalize the sale and possession of recreational marijuana by individuals 21 and older. The bill, introduced by Representative...
18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana

18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana

Eighteen Congressmen have written a letter to President Barack Obama asking for marijuana to be rescheduled from its current Schedule I classification.  Schedule I is the most stringent classification,...
Magazines Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Advertising Restrictions

Magazines Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Advertising Restrictions

The publishers of High Times magazine and Colorado-based Westword magazine are suing the state of Colorado in federal court over the state’s restrictions on advertising for recreational marijuana businesses....
New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Plan Hits Road Blocks

New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Plan Hits Road Blocks

On Friday, the New Mexico Senate Rules Committee was set to debate a proposed constitutional amendment hat would legalize possession and personal use of marijuana for individuals 21 and...
VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

Recent statements made by President Obama and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol have sparked some confusion regarding the...
Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Late last year, President Jose Mujica made Uruguay the first country to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use.  Now, the President has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...