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
"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."