“With these actions by the Court, the United States has become an island of federal marijuana prohibition in North America,” NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said.
Lawmakers in Mexico’s lower chamber voted 316 to 129 on Wednesday in favor of amended…
“In US markets, Mexican marijuana has largely been supplanted by domestic-produced marijuana. … CBP marijuana seizures along the SWB have decreased more than 81 percent since 2013,”
After a clean sweep of victories in the 2020 election in the United States, it looks like marijuana legalization is about to make big inroads across the globe as well with Mexico and Israel advancing towards ending prohibition.
Federal statistics reveal that law enforcement seized an estimated 1.5 million pounds of marijuana at the US/Mexico border in 2015. That total is the lowest amount reported in a decade and continues a steady year-by-year decline in seizure volume that began in 2009, when nearly 4 million tons of cannabis were confiscated.
Plenty of marijuana law reform legislation was introduced in state legislatures across the country this week! We have news out of Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Hampshire, Utah and Washington. Plus some news from abroad! Click here to get the latest news in marijuana law reform from this week.
This week was a busy one for marijuana law reform around the country. There were several election day measures and a new bill was introduced in the Senate. Click here to take a closer look at this week’s marijuana happenings
At a meeting with drug reform advocates in San Francisco, former Mexican President Fox expressed…