Pennsylvania Treasurer, Auditor General, & The Mayor Of Philadelphia To Speak At Cannabis Learn

Jim Kenney will speak at the Cannabis Learn Conference in Philly

3 PA Officials Will Discuss Social & Economic Benefits Of Cannabis Legalization At Cannabis Learn Conference & Expo PENNSYLVANIA: Greenhouse Ventures,  a Philadelphia-based business accelerator, will host the three-day Cannabis Learn Conference and Expo featuring keynote presentations from Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, and Philadelphia’s Mayor, Jim Kenney on the economic benefits Read the full article…

Studies: Changes In Marijuana’s Legal Status Not Associated With Increased Use By Young People

NORML Activist NYC

NEW YORK: Changes in marijuana’s legal status under state law is not associated with increased cannabis use or access by young people, according to pair of recently published studies. In the first study, published online in the journal Substance Use & Misuse, researchers at Columbia University in New York surveyed the marijuana use habits of a national Read the full article…

Washington, D.C., Panel Weighs Decriminalizing Marijuana

Activists at a June 17 rally in Washington, D.C. calling on President Obama to end the War on Drugs.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The District of Columbia will take a step closer toward decriminalizing marijuana on Wednesday with a move that will make smoking a joint in the U.S. capital a violation comparable to a parking ticket. With Washington arresting people for pot possession at a higher rate than any state, a city council panel Read the full article…

More Than 1,000 Meet In Denver To Develop Drug War Exit Strategy

COLORADO: Which state will be next to legalize marijuana? What do the Obama administration’s recent announcements about marijuana legalization and mandatory minimums really mean? What are some solutions to the national overdose crisis that takes more lives than car accidents or gun violence? Why do blacks go to jail for drugs at 13 times the rate of whites Read the full article…

More Than 1,000 Meet In Denver To Develop Drug War Exit Strategy

1,000 people will gather to ponder these questions and many more at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, October 23-26

COLORADO: Which state will be next to legalize marijuana? What do the Obama administration’s recent announcements about marijuana legalization and mandatory minimums really mean? What are some solutions to the national overdose crisis that takes more lives than car accidents or gun violence? Why do blacks go to jail for drugs at 13 times the rate of whites Read the full article…

Good Reason to Legalize Marijuana

John C. Liu is the New York City Comptroller.

Posted by John C. Liu NEW YORK: It’s time to recognize that New York City’s misguided war on marijuana has failed. Instead of spending millions on low-level drug prosecutions that disproportionately affect minorities, why not instead legalize, regulate, and tax the City’s $1.65 billion marijuana market?

Good Reason to Legalize Marijuana

John C. Liu is the New York City Comptroller.

Posted by John C. Liu NEW YORK: It’s time to recognize that New York City’s misguided war on marijuana has failed. Instead of spending millions on low-level drug prosecutions that disproportionately affect minorities, why not instead legalize, regulate, and tax the City’s $1.65 billion marijuana market?