Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Poll: 3 Of 4 Americans Want Trump To Respect State Laws

A new Survey USA poll commissioned by Marijuana Majority finds the strongest support yet for letting states legalize cannabis without federal interference. In the survey of 1,500 American adults, three out of four (76%) say that states should be able to implement their own marijuana laws regardless of federal prohibition. […]

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What Happens When The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment Expires?

Medical marijuana businesses have experienced a sense of safety ever since what is known as the ‘Rohrabacher-Farr’ amendment passed in Congress in 2014. The federal provision prohibits the Justice Department from interfering in state-authorized medical marijuana programs. When it first passed, a lot of activists and industry members were wondering how […]

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Trump Drug Czar Nominee: Tough On US Marijuana Users

By President Trump will name Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino (R) to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP — the drug czar’s office), CBS News reported Tuesday. The White House gave no official comment, but sources told CBS that an official announcement would come soon. Marino’s legacy of […]

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Blunting Trump’s Mass Deportation Plans With Drug Reform

By Phillip Smith As President Trump ratchets up the machinery of mass deportation, supporters of a humane, comprehensive approach to immigration are seeking ways to throw sand in its gears. When mass deportation is touted because of the “criminality” of those targeted, one solution is to reduce criminalization, which is […]

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Virginia Congressman Introduces ‘Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act Of 2017’

5th District Congressman Tom Garrett has introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The short title for this legislation is cited as the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017.” If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list – joining other industries such as alcohol […]