While state lawmakers in New York continue to explore the intricacies of legalizing and regulating adult-use marijuana, Brooklyn DA’s Office is moving forward with an initiative to expunge low-level marijuana convictions from criminal records.
Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) on Tuesday blocked lawmakers from considering an amendment on the floor of the US Senate that sought to permanently remove the threat of federal intervention in states that regulate marijuana sales.
With marijuana sales in Colorado topping $1 billion, local and state officials are making the most of marijuana tax dollars by reinvesting in public education and funding local projects.
This holiday season, give the gift that helps end marijuana prohibition when you make a donation to NORML. Your generosity will help bring freedom to the millions of Americans living in states where NORML is still working to legalize marijuana.
Between the years 2012 and 2018, both the rates of lifetime marijuana use and rates of annual marijuana use by 8th, 10th, and 12th graders declined, despite ten states enacting laws regulating adult marijuana use during this same time period.
As New York state navigates and drafts legislation for an adult use legalization market, it’s important to consider what other states have done right, and more importantly, where they have fallen short.
With Nebraska state lawmakers unwilling to take legislative action to end marijuana prohibition, a new coalition is prepared to put the issue before voters in 2020.
Following the lead of other major cities and counties in states that have legalized adult-use marijuana local officials in Colorado are taking action to undo the injustices of marijuana prohibition.