The state House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older.Read More
State lawmakers introduced legislation that would end marijuana prohibition in Illinois and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed for adult use.Read More
The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved HB 640 (318-36), bringing New Hampshire one step closer to becoming the final state in New England to decriminalize marijuana possession.Read More
The Marijuana Policy Project urged the administration to respect state marijuana laws and called on Congress to take action to protect them from federal interference.Read More
"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."