Massachusetts will be the seventh state in which adults 21 and older can purchase marijuana from regulated, taxpaying businesses
Statements below from the Marijuana Policy Project, which spearheaded the successful Question 4 campaign
Legal adult marijuana sales will begin in Massachusetts Tuesday, with retailers in Northampton and…Read More
Utah will be the 32nd state to adopt an effective medical marijuana law; Missouri became the 31st earlier in the evening
Updated statements below from the Marijuana Policy Project, which helped organize and fund the Utah initiative effort and supported Amendment 2 in Missouri
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Statements below from the Marijuana Policy Project, which played a leading role in organizing the campaign in support of Proposal 1
Voters in Michigan approved a ballot initiative Tuesday to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana for adult use. Proposal 1 was leading 58-42 with 54 percent of precincts reporting when CNN called the election.
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Statements below from leaders of the Marijuana Policy Project, the nation’s largest marijuana policy organization
Voters in Missouri approved Amendment 2 on Tuesday, making it the 31st state in the nation to adopt an effective medical marijuana law. The measure was leading 64-36 with 49 percent of precincts reporting when The New York Times called the election.
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.