Marijuana will officially become legal for adults in Canada on Wednesday, October 17, with regulated adult sales set to begin in several provinces around the country.Read More
The nation’s largest marijuana policy organization, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced the election of three new members to serve on its board of directors.Read More
Survey results released by the Pew Research Center show a growing majority of Americans support ending marijuana prohibition.Read More
Backers of the Utah medical marijuana initiative joined other organizations and lawmakers at a press conference to announce they have reached an agreement on an alternative medical cannabis law that will be enacted in a special session following the election.Read More
"The plain and simple truth is that alcohol fuels violent behavior and marijuana does not ... alcohol contributes to literally millions of acts of violence in the United States each year. It is a major contributing factor to crimes like domestic violence, sexual assault, and homicide. Marijuana use, on the other hand, is absent in that regard from both crime reports and the scientific literature. There is simply no causal link to be found."