Lawmakers In Mexico City To Consider Legalizing Cannabis Next Month

“In Mexico City we agree on replacing criminal policies with health policies. We are ready to hold this debate and, at the right time, to legislate,” said the city council member, who belongs to the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) which governs the capital

MEXICO: If marijuana is legalized in the Mexican capital, as the local government proposes, this country would have to review its adherence to the three international drug control treaties, a trail already blazed by other nations.

Lawmakers In Mexico City To Consider Legalizing Cannabis Next Month

“In Mexico City we agree on replacing criminal policies with health policies. We are ready to hold this debate and, at the right time, to legislate,” said the city council member, who belongs to the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) which governs the capital

MEXICO: If marijuana is legalized in the Mexican capital, as the local government proposes, this country would have to review its adherence to the three international drug control treaties, a trail already blazed by other nations.

Americans Agree: Marijuana Shouldn't be Criminalized

Allen St. Pierre is the executive director and Paul Armentano is the deputy director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in Washington.

NEW YORK:  Despite decades of propaganda from marijuana prohibitionists, a majority of the American public has indeed said “enough” to the policies of cannabis criminalization. And no amount of fear-mongering is going to change this fact.

Medical marijuana efforts soldier on without Congress’ help

6/30/13 Drug War Tour on the march

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  On Thursday, August 1, Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation into law authorizing patients with a qualifying illness to legally possess and procure medical marijuana. Illinois joins 19 other states and the District of Columbia in its acknowledgement that marijuana is safe and efficacious as a therapeutic agent. Moreover, once the Illinois law is fully Read the full article…

Want to Protect Kids From Potent Pot? Legalize It

In short, legalizing and regulating marijuana will curb existing demand for more potent pot

The availability of highly potent strains of marijuana and marijuana-derived concentrates is nothing new. And neither are alarmist claims that these products pose unique dangers to public health. But such claims require clarification and context.

Marijuana Legalization: What Will the Feds Do?

Ten months after marijuana legalization passed in Colorado and Washington, Eric Holder has yet to react

COLORADO:  According to U.S. Attorney general Eric Holder, an official federal response will soon be forthcoming in regards to recreational marijuana legalization recently enacted in Colorado and Washington.