The nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, the Marijuana Policy Project, announced it has hired Steve Hawkins to serve as its next executive director.Read More
The Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult and medical use.Read More
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced legislation that would end the federal government’s prohibition of marijuana.Read More
Marijuana will become legal for adults in Vermont on Sunday, making it the ninth state to lift its prohibition on adult marijuana use (in addition to D.C.) and the first to do so via the legislative process.Read More
"Penalties against drug use should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against the possession of marijuana in private for personal use."