Marijuana Justice

US Court of Appeals: Federal Scheduling of Cannabis “Irrational,” But Not Unconstitutional

“Judges have repeatedly ruled that it is the responsibility of federal lawmakers, not the courts, to repeal the federal prohibition of marijuana. Rather than expect relief from the federal courts, citizens need to continue to pressure their federally elected officials to repeal this admittedly ‘irrational’ and destructive policy.”

Marijuana Home Value Research

Analysis: Legal Cannabis Businesses Associated with Increased Home Values

“It’s time for local officials to put an end to the NIMBYism and unwarranted fears surrounding the establishment of licensed marijuana retailers. Cannabis is here and here to stay. Municipalities need to embrace this reality and provide the necessary oversight in order to hold these businesses accountable and to make this marketplace safe, transparent and profitable for the community.”

California Marijuana Laws

California: Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Doctors from Discriminating Against Medical Cannabis Patients

“The passage of AB 1954 brings an end to the this long-standing and discriminatory practice. With dozens of studies showing that cannabis often leads to a reduction in pain patients’ use of potentially more harmful opioids, it made no sense for doctors engage in this sort of flagrantly discriminatory and destructive behavior.”