Why New York Will Be Pushed To Legalize Marijuana Sooner Rather Than Later

New York may have no choice but to put a rush on marijuana legalization in the upcoming legislative session. If not, the state could miss out on substantial tax dollars while also exhausting law enforcement resources.

North Dakota Cannabis Activists Gain Powerful Legalization Ally

The Marijuana Policy Project will support Legalize ND by offering guidance around strategy and fundraising efforts in the lead up to the election.

New Jersey’s New Adult-Use Cannabis Bill Just Might Pass

Lawmakers continue to work on it and now a new legalization bill is finished, polished and ready for possible implementation.

Trump Wants To Ramp Up The International Drug War

President Trump is planning a series of meetings next week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in an effort to push his agenda in the international drug war.

Five Things Canada Is Still Working Out with Cannabis Legalization

Canada is set to legalize cannabis on October 17, becoming one of the only countries...

South Africa Court Legalizes Private Use And Growing Of Cannabis

Though South African leadership has been opposed to cannabis, seeing it as harmful, the vote to decrim was unanimous.

Marijuana For Medical Research Should Be Coming Soon

There have been some developments over the past weeks that suggest the floodgates are starting to crack with respect to this issue.

Mormons For Medical Marijuana In Utah, But Not For Full Legalization

Mormon church leaders said that they would support medical marijuana, but with the caveats that it be prescribed by a doctor and dispensed by a pharmacy.

Congress Approves Bill To Expand Medical Marijuana Research

If it goes the distance, medical marijuana research in the United States could make significant strides from where it has stood for more than the past five decades.

The ‘Strange Bedfellows’ In Congress Want To Scrub Nonviolent Marijuana Records

If the bill passes, it could substantially open job and workplace opportunities for those with criminal records due to their past marijuana convictions.