54% support marijuana legalization

Marijuana Legalization Support at Record High, 75% Say Legalization “Inevitable”

New polling shows Americans are not backing down on their support or acceptance of marijuana legalization. Overall support has continued it's upward trend, and is now at 54% overall, another record high in support. … [Read More...]

54% support marijuana legalization

Marijuana Legalization Support at Record High, 75% Say Legalization “Inevitable”

New polling shows Americans are not backing down on their support or acceptance of marijuana legalization. Overall support has continued it's upward trend, and is now at 54% overall, another record high in support. … [Read More...]

Brandon Coats, Fired for off-duty legal marijuana use by his employer

Can You Be Fired For Legal Marijuana Use?

The answer is yes, you can. Your employer can fire you for failing a drug test for marijuana. This is true even if you were using marijuana completely legally, either for medical use, or in Colorado and Washington where it is legal for recreational use. But this could finally change, and your legal right to smoke could be protected under the law. At least one state's high court is taking on this question which could have employee rights … [Read More...]

Prisoners in Tracy, Calif. (RICH PEDRONCELLI/AP)

DOJ Announces Sentence Commutations for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

The Fair Sentencing Act was signed in 2010 in an effort to at least lessen the disparate racial effects of crack-cocaine laws. Many men who had been sentenced before the signing of the law were languishing behind bars, some for decades, for non-violent crack offenses. In December, Obama commuted eight of these sentences, freeing the federal inmates. Now, the Department of Justice is looking for more candidates. … [Read More...]

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54% support marijuana legalization

Marijuana Legalization Support at Record High, 75% Say Legalization “Inevitable”

New polling shows Americans are not backing down on their support or acceptance of marijuana legalization. Overall support has continued it's upward trend, and is now at 54% overall, another record … [Read More...]

medical marijuana legalization does not increase crime

Study Affirms: Medical Marijuana Does NOT Increase Crime Rates

Giving people access to medical marijuana may make them happier, pain-free, and able to function normally without the assistance of side-effect laden pharmaceuticals. The medical marijuana industry … [Read More...]

wax, a THC concentrate is legal in Colorado and has officials concerned

Marijuana Derivative Product “Wax” Garners Fans and Federal Attention Alike

If you believe the federal government, marijuana is a Schedule I substance, both highly addictive and dangerous. Despite all evidence to the contrary, the feds keep marijuana classified as one of the … [Read More...]

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How You Can Lose Your Kids With Legal Marijuana Use: Marijuana Civil Rights?

Can an admission of legal marijuana use on facebook result in your kids being taken from your home? Unfortunately, it can, as a Nebraska family recently found out. … [Read More...]

Brandon Coats, Fired for off-duty legal marijuana use by his employer

Can You Be Fired For Legal Marijuana Use?

The answer is yes, you can. Your employer can fire you for failing a drug test for marijuana. This is true even if you were using marijuana completely legally, either for medical use, or in Colorado … [Read More...]

I smoke weed and I'm a good person

“I Like Marijuana and I’m a Normal Person”

The walls are truly coming down on marijuana use and behind them the nation is seeing that not everyone who indulges in a joint or a marijuana-infused lollipop is a jobless, lazy pothead. Instead, … [Read More...]

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Interview with Tom Angell of Marijuana Majority

Tom Angell of Marijuana Majority is a longtime activist and organizer, who has worked with Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and now runs Marijuana … [Read More...]

Marijuana Legalization must suceed to end the war on drugs

Marijuana Legalization in Colorado and Washington Must Succeed to End War on Drugs

All eyes were on Colorado this week as the state’s first marijuana storefronts opened to the public. Though voters there decided to legalize recreational pot more than a year ago, the framework is now … [Read More...]

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