Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project PROVIDENCE, RI — A new poll shows momentum is building behind the effort to end marijuana prohibition in Rhode Island. Regulate Rhode Island director Jared Moffat held a news conference Tuesday at the State House to discuss the results. He was joined by Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Rep

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GOP Rep Introduces “Respect State Marijuana Laws Act” to US Congress

GOP Rep Introduces “Respect State Marijuana Laws Act” to US Congress | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws and allow states to determine their own marijuana policies. The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act exempts individuals and entities from certain provisions of the Controlled […] GOP Rep Introduces “Respect State Marijuana Laws Act” to US Congress | The Daily Chronic

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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | Terry Franklin Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — everything from harsh rhetoric to States’ Rights Libertarianism. Specific policies may come soon. As we […] The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in

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New York State Assembly Passes Landmark Bill to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

New York State Assembly Passes Landmark Bill to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions | Drug Policy Alliance ALBANY, NY — The New York State Assembly voted this week in support of a bill that will seal the criminal records of people who have been unjustly and unconstitutionally arrested for simple possession of marijuana in public view. The vote on Assembly Bill 2142 was 95 in favor and 38 opposed. Over the last […] New York State Assembly Passes Landmark Bill to Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

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