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Marijuana Legalization

Which Governors Support Marijuana Legalization?

To kick off the 2019 state legislative season, NORML is pleased to release our 2019 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. “Following the publication of our 2018 Scorecard, there has been […]

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New Book Resurrects Long-Disproven Myths About Marijuana, Ignores Harms Of Punitive Policies

Alex Berenson’s forthcoming book  “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence,” is generating extensive national media attention despite being riddled with inaccuracies, cherry-picked evidence, and straw men. Experts from the Drug Policy Alliance are available to separate fact from fiction and to address the vast societal harms of […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Washington State: Marijuana Use Falling Among Teens

The use of cannabis by young people in Washington has declined following the enactment of adult use regulations, according to data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers from the RAND Corporation assessed cannabis prevalence among teens for the years 2014 to 2016. They reported decreased cannabis use among 8th and 10th […]