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Have a Question About U.S. Marijuana Laws?

Our reporters are available to answer some of your questions about marijuana policy and the legalization movement in the United States. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts Governor Vows to Uphold Legal Marijuana Laws

On Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker reinforced that Massachusetts will respect the will of Massachusetts voters. In response to Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind Obama-era ...

The Debate Over Enforcing Marijuana Laws

Readers discuss the health, political and legal issues raised by Jeff Sessions’s plan to tighten enforcement. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana

Tougher State Laws Curb Vaccine Refusers

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A Washington state law aimed at discouraging nonmedical childhood vaccine exemptions seems to ...

Stronger Gun Laws Reduce Domestic Violence Deaths

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More stringent gun laws might spur a decline n domestic violence murders, new ...

Study: Tougher Gun Laws Help Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths

Print this page THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 — More stringent gun laws might spur a decline n domestic violence murders, new research suggests. Thirteen states ...

Texas House Committee Tasked With Studying Marijuana Laws

Although the Texas legislature does not reconvene until 2019, marijuana policy reform is on its agenda in the interim! Yesterday, Speaker of the House Joe ...

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids’ Gun Injuries

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Gun violence is more common among teens living in cities while youths ...

Trump Protects State Medical Marijuana Laws With Budget Extension

Crucial medical marijuana protections at the federal level were scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, potentially jeopardizing the therapeutic relief of millions of patients — ...

State Laws Curb Kids’ Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles

MONDAY, Sept. 11, 2017 — A strict new law on the use of off-road vehicles by children in Massachusetts is likely behind a drop in ...

Burning Man and Marijuana Laws

Heading to Burning Man? Here’s what you need to know about Black Rock City’s and Nevada’s marijuana laws. If you are heading to Burning Man ...

Governors Urge Trump Administration to Respect State Marijuana Laws

Governors of the first four states that legalize marijuana for adults sent a letter to Trump administration officials this week asking them to respect their states’ marijuana laws. ...

New Poll Shows Vast Majority Against Federal Interference in State Marijuana Laws as White House Hints at Increased Enforcement

Just hours after a poll showing widespread support for marijuana policy reform and staunch opposition to federal interference in state marijuana laws, White House Press ...

‘Respect State Laws Act of 2017’ Introduced By GOP Rep.

Thanks to Dana Rohrabacher (CA-R), a potentially critical new piece of legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would bar the ...

GOP Congressman Introduces ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between ...

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