Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a bill into law making North Dakota the 25th state in the nation to eliminate the threat of jail time for possession of small amounts of marijuana.Read More
The New Hampshire Senate approved a bill (14-10) to allow participants in the state's therapeutic cannabis program to cultivate their own cannabis. HB 364 will now head back to the House.Read More
The Connecticut Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding approved a bill that would tax adult cannabis sales and distribute the revenue to underserved communities. It now advances to the full Senate for consideration.Read More
At a Senate Appropriations hearing, Attorney General William Barr said he would prefer a proposed federal marijuana policy reform bill over the current system of conflicting state and federal laws.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.