2017 Year In Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events In Marijuana Policy

MJ LEGAL NEWS

#1: Public Support In Favor Of Adult Use Legalization Reaches All-Time High Sixty-four percent of US adults – including for the first time a majority of self-identified Republicans – believe that the adult use of marijuana should be legal, according to nationwide polling data published in October by Gallup. The percentage is the highest level of support Read the full article…

House Floor Vote To Protect States’ Marijuana Laws Pending In Congress

Jared Polis

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Members of the United States House of Representatives are anticipated to vote this week (perhaps as earl as Wednesday) on a series of amendments to a Justice Department spending bill. These amendments seek to limit the federal government’s intrusion in states that have regulated various aspects of marijuana production and access. Specifically, Representatives Tom McClintock Read the full article…

Critics Of Marijuana Legalization: Pot Backers See Dollar Signs

A proposed constitutional amendment from the group ResponsibleOhio would allow Ohioans over 21 to use marijuana, which would be grown and sold by regulated entities operated by 10 individuals.

OHIO:  The belief that marijuana is a growth industry appears to be the driving force behind a planned 2015 constitutional amendment that would ask Ohioans to authorize 10 individuals or businesses to grow and sell marijuana wholesale for personal and medicinal use by residents 21 or older. Despite being in the works for up to a year, Read the full article…