regulate marijuana like alcohol
On July 29, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a bill removing the threat of arrest for small amounts of marijuana, capping a record year of legislative and administrative marijuana policy reforms throughout the country.
Still, the Democratic and Republican parties in the state could not be more divided on the issue.
Two Is Not Enough: Why the Campaign Against D.C.'s Marijuana Legalization Initiative Failed So Badly
Prohibition and the modern Drug War, banning these drugs causes many more problems than it solves. Once people consider marijuana laws through the lens of tobacco and alcohol policy, it's obvious that when it comes to drugs that are regulated instead of criminalized, two is not enough.
"This huge poll is yet another indication that marijuana legalization is officially a mainstream issue," Tom Angell, chairman
So it's up to the states to come up with a testing and certification process. Labels will also detail the potency of a marijuana
Asher Platts, known to many of you through his work as the Punk Patriot, joins the Resistance Report team to give us the story behind the story of how grassroots - no pun- organizing helped bring legalized Marijuana to Maine.
That line caught the Democratic governor some heat in 2012, when he was one of the most high-profile opponents of marijuana
There were some in opposition to the tax measures who even handed out free marijuana joints in protest, but it was widely
One of the most energetic and impassioned speeches over the three-day conference was delivered by Drug Policy Alliance executive
The United States government took a historic step back from its long-running drug war in August, when Attorney General Eric
Mason Tvert, communications director at Marijuana Policy Project and one of the backers of Amendment 64, told The Huffington
But the federal government lists cannabis as a dangerous narcotic and considers it illegal for any purpose, a point underscored
Although Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed several historic measures to implement marijuana legalization in the state, establishing Colorado as the world's first legal, regulated and taxed marijuana market for adults back in May, many of the Centennial State's cities are banning retail legal weed.
“I think a number of localities are deciding prematurely to prohibit these businesses,” Mason Tvert, communications director
But a recent survey from Public Policy Polling suggests those fears may not show up at the voting booth in November. According
All retail marijuana products must also contain these warning statements: The Colorado Department of Revenue released a 60