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Americans Believe Enforcing Pot Laws Isn’t Worth It

Smoking a Joint A new poll says Americans believe enforcing pot laws just isn’t worth it. The poll by the website YouGov found that 65 ...

Kaine and Clinton Agree: Respect State Marijuana Laws

Hillary Clinton’s choice of running mate hasn’t personally been supportive of marijuana law reform but he does like the idea of letting states set their own ...

DNC Calls for Reform of Marijuana Laws

Over the weekend, the Democratic National Committee’s Platform Drafting Committee established a party platform calling for states’ rights to decide their own marijuana laws, allowing ...

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

The justices also rejected the reasoning of a Massachusetts court in a Second Amendment case upholding strong limits on stun gun ownership. Marijuana and Medical ...

Bill Maher’s ‘New Rule’ About Reforming Pot Laws

For the closing of his editorial New Rules on his HBO program Real Time, Bill Maher, with a fat cone-style bone in hand, did his ...

Oregon Legislature Could Greenlight Critical Changes to Marijuana Laws

Next week is setting up to be an action-packed showdown for some would-be progressive marijuana legislation in the Beaver State. With the bizarre standoff at ...

Bill to Reform Marijuana Laws Advances in Vermont’s Senate

A bill that would legalize and regulate the possession and licensed retail sales of cannabis in Vermont is on the move. Said legislation, which has ...

Justice Department Needs Better Plan on State Marijuana Laws, GAO Says

The Justice Department does not have a clear and consistent policy for deciding when to enforce federal drug laws against people who are operating in accordance with state ...

Justice Department Will Continue to Be Prohibited From Interfering in State Medical Marijuana Laws Under New Spending Bill

The Justice Department will continue to be prohibited from interfering in state medical marijuana laws under the new federal spending bill unveiled late Tuesday night. ...

As Marijuana Laws Relax, Smokers in New York City Turn Bolder

Smokers say their courage comes from laws that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana in parts of the country, though smoking marijuana in public ...

Bernie Sanders Pledges to Reform Federal Marijuana Laws

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, just endorsed ending the federal criminalization of marijuana. “Right now, marijuana is listed by the federal ...

Poll: South Carolina Voters Want Next President to Respect State Marijuana Laws

A new poll shows that voters in the key early presidential primary state of South Carolina strongly support ending federal prosecutions of people acting in ...

2016 Candidate Kasich Inclined to Respect State Marijuana Laws

A Republican candidate for president says he’s not personally a fan of legalizing marijuana, but would lean toward respecting state cannabis laws if elected instead ...

Iowa and New Hampshire Polls Reveal Bipartisan Support for Respecting State Marijuana Laws

Recent polls conducted in Iowa and New Hampshire in preparation for the presidential primary elections there show that a majority of voters in both parties think states ...

National Conference of State Legislatures Urges Federal Government to Respect State Marijuana Laws

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) approved a resolution Thursday urging the federal government to allow states to determine their own marijuana policies. For ...

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