On nov 8, 2016, voters in nine states decided whether or not to legalize marijuana five of those states — arizona, california, maine, massachusetts, and nevada. The german government voted to legalize medicinal marijuana, joining more than 20 countries with laws in place, but each with its own approach to. Members of new jersey's legislative black caucus, a key voting bloc in deciding whether the state should legalize marijuana, hear a dystopian vision. As the times editorials make plain, legalization is prudent, humane policy the new york times made history this month by becoming the first major national paper to. Marijuana is legal for adults over the age of 21 in 9 states, and medical marijuana is legal in 29. One of the most egregious outcomes of marijuana prohibition is that many sick people cannot legally access the medicine that works best for them the drug policy. Us sen cory booker wants to legalize marijuana at the federal level. Legalize marijuana, washington, district of columbia 2,609,710 likes 5,331 talking about this just say now: end marijuana prohibition (a project of.
These are the political battlegrounds in the us that await in the next year in the effort to legalize pot. The vermont house of representatives voted 83 to 61 thursday in favor of a bill that would fully legalize the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana and allow. Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements. We explore the pros, cons and facts in relation to legalizing weed express your views about the legalization of cannabis. State marijuana laws in 2018 map thirty states and the district of columbia currently have laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form.
On november 8, five states voted on measures to legalize recreational marijuana use at least three of those states voted in favor, fully legalizing marijuana. Marijuana could soon become legal in the lone star state a bill that passed a house committee wednesday night would allow texans to light-up without facing arrest.
Last week, senator cory booker introduced the marijuana justice act in an effort to legalize marijuana across the nation and penalize local communities. Marijuana is legal in massachusetts and eight other states and an opioid epidemic rages, but dare sticks to its old-school approach.
After decades of wasted resources, clogged courtrooms and a shift in public perception, let's end the war on weed. Colorado amendment 64 legalized the sale and possession of marijuana for non-medical uses on november 6, 2012, including private cultivation of up to six marijuana.
Singer, songwriter, lover of all things pop music, bright and. A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in california appears headed for the nov 8 ballot. Mi legalize is the people's movement to legalize marijuana in michigan in 2018 join the fight for sensible marijuana policy & end the prohibition of adult use. Today, 57% of us adults say use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal a decade ago, opinion was nearly the reverse.
Marijuana news, photos, videos, and opinion tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Find out the latest state legislative activity in regards to medical marijuana. Opinion polls point to the possibility that voters in california and four other states will legalize marijuana in what some call a vast experiment in. A bill is pending that would legalize marijuana for recreational use but there are various obstacles to its passage.