Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization

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Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization | Marijuana Policy Project

HARTFORD, CT — At a meeting Monday evening, the Hartford Court of Common Council voted unanimously in favor of a resolution in support of making cannabis legal and regulated for adults in Connecticut. The resolution specifically recommends that the Hartford Delegation of elected representatives support the passage of state legislation to legalize and tax cannabis […]

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Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds

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Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

Sales of alcoholic beverages decline following the enactment of medical marijuana access laws, according to a working paper authored by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University. Authors evaluated the relationship between medical marijuana laws and retail alcohol sales for more than 2,000 US counties for the years 2006 to 2015. Alcohol sales […]

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Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization

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Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization | Justin Strekal

On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Member, journeyed to Illinois to testify in support of marijuana legalization effort in the state legislature. “When you legalize marijuana, use does not go up, teen use does not go up, crime does not go up, what goes up ix tax revenue, what goes […]

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Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill

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Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill | Paul Armentano

OTTAWA — Members of the Canadian House of Commons voted 200 to 82 Monday to approve legislation that seeks to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market. Liberal Party members, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, back the measure, which now faces debate in the Senate. The Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, amends the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act […]

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Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters

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Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters | Aubrie Odell

In March of this year, Oakland City Council implemented the Equity Permit Program for aspiring marijuana entrepreneurs in the new green economy. This program is designed to address the past disparities in the cannabis industry by giving priority to the victims of the war on drugs and minimizing barriers to entry into the industry; ultimately […]

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Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example

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Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example | Marijuana Policy Project

BOSTON, MA — Towns passing legal cannabis bans and moratoriums are guaranteeing continued market control by criminals and street dealers, the group behind the legalization measure passed by voters last November said today. The group praised Marshfield voters for rejecting a measure at a town meeting yesterday that would have banned marijuana retail facilities in […]

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Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization

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Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization | Paul Armentano

Contrary to the claims of many marijuana prohibitionists, regulating the adult use of cannabis in Colorado has not been associated with any significant adverse effects on public safety. So affirmed Colorado’s top doctor, Larry Wolk, Chief Medical Officer for the Colorado Department of Public Health, in an interview Tuesday with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Specifically, […]

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All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

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All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization | NORML

A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation’s marijuana laws, including majorities of Democrats, Independents, and for the first time ever, Republicans, according to polling data released by Gallup. Sixty-four percent of voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage ever reported by Gallup […]

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Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Drive Increased Use, But Vice Versa

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Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Drive Increased Use, But Vice Versa | Phillip Smith

Marijuana legalization is not the cause of  increased  marijuana use nationwide, a new study finds. Instead it’s the other way around: Marijuana legalization reflects increased acceptance of marijuana. In the study, published this month in the journal Addiction, researchers from the Public Health Institute’s Alcohol Research Group examined 30 years’ worth of data from National […]

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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform

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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform | Justin Strekal

Earlier this month, citing racism, bigotry, and mass-incarceration, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party adopted a resolution to “support Democratic candidates and policies which promote the full repeal of cannabis prohibition by its removal from the Controlled Substances Act, and to support the creation of new laws which regulate it in a manner similar to other culturally […]

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