Study: Arrests For Marijuana Offenses Increasing In Many States

1) The American public no longer supports cannabis prohibition (58%

support legalization according to Gallup).

Former NORML director and Shenandoah University professor Jon Gettman, Ph.D has just published a comprehensive state-by-state analysis of cannabis arrests in the United States. The report highlights some upward trends in marijuana-related arrests, and lots of interesting charts that help activists, media, policy makers and general public know about the huge scope and expense of Read the full article…

The Right Way To Legalize Marijuana (No, We’ve Been Doing It Wrong)

Talk about a pot pie: This year's Denver County Fair featured a marijuana theme.

CALIFORNIA:  Mark Kleiman is out this week with the single most comprehensive look at the trend toward legalizing pot you’re likely to find. He doesn’t spend much space on the pros and cons of legalization–almost anyone can tick those off on the fingers of both hands–but on the right way to do it, and the wrong Read the full article…

Legal Pot Coming Soon? 50-State Marijuana Law Roundup

13 states may follow Colorado and Washington State’s lead and legalize recreational use—either at the ballot box or in state capitols. Medical marijuana is on the table in 16 states.

The march towards good sense and marijuana freedom continues apace. To give a glimpse of what’s in store for 2014, here’s a 50-state guide to legislation and ballot measures that are in the works thus far this year. By my count, 13 states may follow Colorado and Washington State’s lead and legalize recreational use—either at Read the full article…