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Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization I...

Earlier today, the Democratic Party of Oregon came out in support of Measure 91, which would legalize and regulate the adult use, cultivation, and sale of marijuana in the state. These endorsements were made by a “voting body comprised of the State Central Committee delegates, alternates, and associates.” A meas...

Public Funds Paying For “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Ma...

Proponents of Measure 91, which would make marijuana legal for adults in Oregon and regulate cultivation and retail sales, are up in arms at the discovery that  federal funds are being used to bring drug warrior Kevin Sabet and company to their state to fight against the initiative. While being billed as nothing more than a...

Scoring Some Weed in the Old Days: We’ve Come a Long Way Bab...

As I prepared to leave for the Seattle Hempfest, a lovely celebration of all things related to marijuana, I could not help but think about what a wonderful time it is right now for those of us who smoke marijuana. We have the best quality marijuana in the world grown right here in the US, and even in those regions of the co...

Vermont Voter Guide Published; Coalition Website Launched

As the Aug. 26 Vermont primary election approaches, it’s clear that momentum for ending marijuana prohibition in Vermont continues to build. Governor Shumlin’s administration is currently working with the Rand Corporation to study the potential impacts of marijuana regulation, and many legislators are already convinced that...

Poll: Majority Of Pennsylvanians Support Reforming State’s M...

Nearly seven out of ten Pennsylvania voters believe that marijuana should be legal for either medicinal or recreational use, according to the results of a statewide survey released by Keystone Analytics.

California Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies On Suspend...

Thursday marked the end of SB 1262 in California, as the Assembly Appropriations Committee failed to take a vote on the measure before deadline. Unfortunately, this means that another legislative session has passed without the enactment of sensible statewide regulations and clearer legal protections for medical marijuana pr...

Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropa...

The administration of a single dose of whole-plant cannabis via a thermal-metered inhaler is effective and well tolerated among patients suffering from neuropathy (nerve pain), according to clinical trial data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy....

MPP Submits Initial Comments On Draft Manufacturer Rules

The Marijuana Policy Project has submitted our initial comments on the partial draft rules regulating medical marijuana manufacturers in Minnesota. The Department of Health is accepting public comments on these and other medical marijuana rules until further notice is published in the State Register. MPP will keep you appra...

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say Private Consumption Of Can...

Sixty-six percent of Americans believe that adults ought to legally be able to consume cannabis in the privacy of one's own home, according to results of a nationwide HuffingtonPost/YouGov survey released late last week....

Delaware Officials Announce First Medical Marijuana Compassi...

After more than three years and numerous delays, Delaware’s first pilot medical marijuana dispensary has finally been approved! On Monday, August 11, the Department of Health and Social Services finalized a two-year agreement with the aptly named First State Compassion Center. The center will be located at an industrial par...

Washington: Retail Marijuana Sales Total Nearly $4 Million I...

Washington state licensed marijuana retailers sold an estimated $3.8 million in cannabis products in July, the first month during which such sales were allowed under state law. The sales are estimated to have already generated more than $1 million in tax revenue....

The Legalization Movement Can’t Be Stopped

The political and cultural victories for the marijuana legalization movement continue to accumulate as new developments lead us closer to the ultimate goal of full legalization. Just in the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen the powerful, unambiguous endorsement of full legalization by the most influential newspaper in ...

Illinois Medical Marijuana Applications Now Available

The three departments that oversee the Illinois medical cannabis program posted several important documents online on Friday, including cannabis patient applications, which are available here. Additional forms were also made available, including documents for physicians to use for recommendations, fingerprint consent forms,...

Does Medical Cannabis Legalization Impact Policy Safety?

While the US government effectively bans scientific research regarding cannabis and any potential therapeutic uses, you can help University of Dallas associate professor of Criminology Dr. Robert Morris, II conduct another in a series of cannabis policy research-related questions. Dr. Morris and associates have already publ...

The Next States to Legalize Marijuana

What are the next states to legalize marijuana? Find out by watching this new short video, which highlights the states we believe will end marijuana prohibition within the next few years.

Teen Marijuana Use On the Decline In Colorado After Adult Le...

Rates of current and lifetime marijuana use among Colorado high school students has dropped since the state made marijuana legal in 2012, according to a press release distributed Thursday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  According to preliminary data from the state’s biennial Healthy Kids Colora...

Help Us Reach the Marijuana Tipping Point

Dear NORML members and supporters, It is nearly impossible to detect the precise moment when support for a change in social policy reaches the "tipping point", but for the marijuana legalization movement, that time was likely July 26, 2014, when the editorial board of the New York Times published their editorial ent...

D.C. Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

The D.C. Board of Elections has officially certified Ballot Initiative 71 for November’s general election. If passed by a majority of D.C. voters, Initiative 71 will repeal all criminal and civil penalties for the personal possession and limited, private cultivation of marijuana. Passage of this initiative will be yet anoth...

Michigan Marijuana Victories in Hazel Park and Oak Park

If yesterday’s elections in Hazel Park and Oak Park are any indication, voters in cities and towns across Michigan will be standing up for sensible marijuana policies in November. Voters in both communities voted to make it legal under local law for adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana on private property. The meas...

Why Can’t Americans Grow Their Own Weed Without Fear?

As an old farm boy, it has always seemed strange to me that most states, and the federal government, treat someone who grows a few marijuana plants for personal use as a more serious offender than someone who buys cannabis from the black market. In practice, by penalizing personal cultivation, the government encourages a th...

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