Legalize Marijuana

One of four properties vandalized Oct. 4 and 5 in Geneva by someone whose message advocates for the legalization of marijuana. GENEVA – While lawmakers debate whether marijuana should be legalized beyond its restricted medical uses, someone in Geneva has moved the discussion forward – into the realm of criminal damage to property. In four incidents, someone […]

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By The Cannabist Network Marijuana arrests in Pennsylvania have doubled since 2010, said a report released by the ACLU of Pennsylvania Monday. Citing limited police resources, black market marijuana sales that preempt more serious crimes, overpopulation of court and prison systems and the disproportionate arrest and prosecution of minorities and people of color, the ACLU […]

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Coming on the heels of a report showing stark racial disparities in marijuana law enforcement in his state, a member of the Pennsylvania legislature is pushing his fellow state lawmakers to launch a study on legalizing or decriminalizing the drug. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Sponsored by Rep. Ed Gainey of Pittsburgh, the resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania […]

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Legalize Maine has come out against the proposed legislative rewrite of a voter-approved recreational marijuana law, saying the bill scheduled for a special session vote Monday isn’t “ready for prime time.” The group’s president, Paul T. McCarrier, said the amendment to the state Marijuana Legalization Act would create chaos in the new market, making it […]

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The Canadian government legalized recreational marijuana last spring, and the new laws will take effect starting in 2018. And while global opinion is becoming more pot friendly, there are still very few countries that allow recreational cannabis. But could that change in the near future? Here are 10 countries that could legalize marijuana in the […]

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Coming on the heels of a report showing stark racial disparities in marijuana law enforcement in his state, a member of the Pennsylvania legislature is pushing his fellow state lawmakers to launch a study on legalizing or decriminalizing the drug. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Sponsored by Rep. Ed Gainey of Pittsburgh, the resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania […]

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The Canadian government legalized recreational marijuana last spring, and the new laws will take effect starting in 2018. And while global opinion is becoming more pot friendly, there are still very few countries that allow recreational cannabis. But could that change in the near future? Here are 10 countries that could legalize marijuana in the […]

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