Legalization

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to...
Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease...
Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

The Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee has released draft language of its ballot proposal, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The group is...
New Poll Shows Floridians Want Medical Marijuana

New Poll Shows Floridians Want Medical Marijuana

Last year Florida voters narrowly missed legalizing medical marijuana and a new poll is showing that Floridians are not supporting medical marijuana legalization and marijuana decriminalization more than ever....
Groups Debate Marijuana Legalization in Ohio

Groups Debate Marijuana Legalization in Ohio

Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization in Ohio met at a Columbus Metropolitan Club Forum Wednesday to debate the pros and cons of legalizing recreational marijuana for individuals 21...
Paperwork for First Church of Cannabis Filed in Indiana

Paperwork for First Church of Cannabis Filed in Indiana

On the heels of the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana, Bill Levin has filed paperwork for the First Church of Cannabis Inc. Levin, the church’s...
Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Colorado’s Attorney General asked the US Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska over recreational marijuana in Colorado. Oklahoma and Nebraska filed...
Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative Dalton Honore has introduced House Bill 117, which would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. If approved by the legislature, voters...
New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

A new study conducted by University of Washington shows that there is still confusion among teenagers and adults when it comes to legal marijuana in the state.  Marijuana was...
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...