The months since Washington voted to legalize marijuana have been filled with debates and threats as congressional Republicans
A Day After Marijuana Becomes Legal in Alaska, First Commercial Regulations Bill Introduced in Legislature
Alaska's law legalizing recreational marijuana use went into effect Tuesday. While the law outlines conduct surrounding personal use, what commercialization will look like is left up to the state to figure out. The state has nine months to craft regulations for businesses.
On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. It turned out to be both a historic moment and a deeply understated occasion. With retail pot sales still at least a year off and public consumption banned, people who marked the moment mostly did so in private.
Legalization brings along a dizzying number of questions. What will businesses look like? How will existing criminal statutes change? Will communities opt to ban marijuana sales?
As Alaska prepares for marijuana legalization, there are plenty of unknowns about what implementation will look like. But for supporters of Ballot Measure 2, one thing is clear: A strict timeline was built into the voter-passed initiative to guide rule makers and citizens through the legalization process.
An Anchorage Assembly ordinance that would ban consumption of marijuana in public places is under fire from pro-pot groups.
Residents will get a chance to testify Tuesday on whether the Anchorage Assembly should vote to ban commercial marijuana facilities in Alaska's largest city.
"There’s some different laws out here in Colorado," Manning told Sports Illustrated in an interview published Thursday. "Pizza
While debates on marijuana's health effects should and will continue even beyond the next wave of legalizations, it's clear that the floodgates have already been broken. Sabrina Siddiqui joins Marc to discuss which states are most likely to legalize marijuana next.
Just say no to these 11 arguments against legalizing marijuana.