In the past five years, eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Today, 68 million people live in areas where marijuana is treated like alcohol or tobacco. The drug is sold in stores, millions of tax dollars are being raised from its sale, and an increasing number of businesspeople are profitingRead More
Pot possession is now punishable by a citation, instead of a jail time.
Justice minister suggests fines will replace criminal proceedings, while local report says ministers will vote Sunday on draft bill.
A new Harrogate Cannabis Social Club has been formed to join the fight to legalise the drug and is aiming to “ensure and encourage” the safe use of it by residents.
Tampa could soon become the next city in Florida to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.
Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?
Welcome to 2016! It’s sure to be an exciting year, and state legislators are already jumping on board to make progress. Legislators in Georgia, Illinois, Wyoming, and Virginia are all seeking to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis, and some of these states are making a second or third attempt to change policies.Read More
Pittsburgh City Council is ending its 2015 legislative session on a high note, having voted Monday morning to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana within city limits.
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin proposed a ‘massive cultural shift’ in moving towards decriminalising possession of small quantities of certain narcotics
More Canadians than ever support decriminalizing marijuana, according to a new Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News.