Recreational Marijuana

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced the Marijuana Regulation, Control, and Taxation Act, which would allow adults 21 and older to posess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow...
Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Counties in cities in Oregon are threatening legal action over the recreational marijuana law’s attempts to tax and regulate the sale of pot. Local governments want the ability to...
Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs from Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado have filed a lawsuit to strike down marijuana legalization in Colorado.  The sheriffs claim that marijuana legalization creates a “crisis of conscience” by...
Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared...
Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and...
Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with its...
Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

On Thursday, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser implemented the district’s new law allowing its residents to legally smoke marijuana for House Republicans who warned that implementing the law would...
STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that marijuana may be even safer than previously thought compared with other recreational drugs. Researchers aimed to quantify the...
Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

On Tuesday, Jamaican lawmakers passed an act to decriminalize low-leel marijuana possession.  Additionally, they approved the creation of a licensing agency to regulate a medical marijuana industry on the...
Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday, recreational marijuana officially became legal in Alaska, making it the third state to d0 so. Now, anyone age 21 and older can possess up to an ounce...