California
Marijuana Studies

California’s Medical Marijuana Law Associated With Sustained Decline In Traffic Fatalities

The enactment of California’s 1996 medical cannabis access law is associated with a significant and a sustained decline in motor vehicle fatalities, according to data published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology. A team of investigators from the University of California at Irvine assessed the relationship between the enactment of California’s medical cannabis [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Federal Report: Youth Cannabis Use Is Steadily Declining

The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Commenting on the data, NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano said, ““Regulation and education is a more effective and a more preferable tool to discourage youth use [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Poll: Most Americans Say Cannabis Should Be Legalized

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that marijuana ought to be legalized nationwide, according to polling data compiled by Investor’s Business Daily and TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. Overall, 63 percent of respondents backed legalization – a percentage that is consistent with other recent polls. Seventy-five percent of self-identified Democrats endorsed legalization, as did a majority (66 percent) of [read more]

New-York
Marijuana Legalization

New York City Council Resolves That Marijuana Possession Should Not Result In Loss Of Child Custody

Members of the New York City Council have adopted a resolution calling on administrators to revise policies specific to marijuana possession and child custody. Resolution 0740 calls upon “the New York City Administration for Children’s Services to implement a policy finding that a person’s mere possession or use of marijuana does [read more]