Legalization

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults...
Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has ranked the over 20 potential candidates for President by how friendly they are to the cannabis community. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky received...
13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64. The 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey...
Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, and Portland-area tokers are taking the opportunity to celebrate their new found freedom to smoke marijuana over the...
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Despite the fact that recreational and medical marijuana have been legalized in Colorado, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that failing to past a random marijuana drug test could...
Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

On Thursday House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Washington DC until at least 2017. The bill features language that prohibits...
Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

A new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics has found that marijuana exposures of children under 6 years old have risen between 2006 and 2013. Researchers studied data...
Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

On Sunday, New Jersey Governor and potential Presidential hopeful Chris Christie pledged to end marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado if he were elected president. During an interview on...
Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana earlier this year, but each town has the ability to ban the sale of marijuana for adults age 21 and older. On Monday,...
New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in...