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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New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State

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New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State | Drug Policy Alliance

NEW YORK — A new poll shows that 62% of New York voters support making marijuana use legal for adults 21 and older, with only 28% opposed. The poll, conducted by Emerson College and commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance, was conducted from Nov. 16-18 and surveyed 600 registered voters from […]

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New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US

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New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON — A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record level of 64%, up from 60% last year and 50% in 2011. This year’s national survey shows the greatest approval for ending marijuana prohibition in the history of the study, and the first time that a majority of […]

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Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana

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Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project

HARTFORD, CT — A new poll by Sacred Heart University shows that 71% of Connecticut residents support legalizing and taxing marijuana. The poll was conducted on October 3-12 and surveyed 1,000 Connecticut residents from around the state. This level of support marks a significant increase since the last poll in 2015, which showed 63% approval for making […]

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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 Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States

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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in […]

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American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

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American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana | Paul Armentano

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed Thursday at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit VA medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of marijuana […]

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American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High

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American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High | Paul Armentano

HAMDEN, CT — A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation’s marijuana laws, according to polling data released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University. Sixty-one percent of voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage ever reported by the poll. Support for legalization is […]

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Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

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Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative | Marijuana Policy Project

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A February poll of 402 Utahns found that 73% of voters support a medical cannabis ballot initiative, with only 20% opposed and 7% undecided. “The poll results show overwhelming and broad support for medical cannabis in Utah,” said DJ Schanz, director of Utah Patients Coalition. “Voters believe that patients should […]

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New Jersey’s Next Governor Will Support Marijuana Reform

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New Jersey’s Next Governor Will Support Marijuana Reform | Scott Gacek

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s next governor will be kinder on marijuana than the outgoing Chris Christie, who has been the state’s largest roadblock to marijuana reform, from slowing implementation of medical marijuana in the state to blocking any attempts to legalize or decriminalize the plant. Both major party candidates elected in Tuesday’s primaries, Democrat […]

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