Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Georgia voters want legalization

Poll: Majority of Georgia Voters Want Legal Cannabis

A recent poll of Georgia voters finds that 55 percent favor adult-use legalization and only 33 percent oppose it, with 12 percent not sure....
Canada legalized marijuana nationwide

Canada Becomes Largest Country with Nationwide Legalization

On October 16, Canada became the second country to fully legalize marijuana. Uruguay was the first. After distributing hemp seeds freely to farmers at the...

Senate Race in Maine: Where Do Angus King And Eric Brakey Stand on Legalization?

This November, voters in Maine will choose a U.S. senator. The race is between the incumbent, Angus King, an independent, and State Senator Eric...
Marijuana Dispensary Massachusetts

First Dispensaries Licensed in Massachusetts

In November 2016, voters in Massachusetts approved a ballot initiative legalizing adult use. On October 4, the Cannabis Control Commission approved licenses for the...
Medical professionals favor legalization

Majority of Healthcare Professionals Favor Nationwide Legalization

A poll conducted by Medscape Medical News reveals that a solid majority of physicians support national legalization of medical cannabis and adult use. The poll...
Problems marijuana patients Oregon

How Legalization Has Caused Problems for Patients in Oregon

Oregon legalized medical cannabis in 1998. Under the medical program, patients could grow their own or allow a grower to do it for them....
Public consumption spaces

Push To Legalize Cannabis Consumption Spaces Underway In Oregon

Bars that serve alcohol are common in Oregon, but public places for the consumption of marijuana remain illegal. This may change, however, as at...
Northern Mariana Islands legalize medical and recreational marijuana use

US Territory Becomes Nations-First To Legalize Adult Use Without First Legalizing Medical Marijuana

On September 21, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) became the first region of the United States to legalize adult use via...
Poll New Mexico voters want legal marijuana

New Poll Shows Majority Support for Adult Use in New Mexico

A new poll of New Mexico voters shows solid majority support for legalizing adult use. The poll covered all the state’s regions, including its...
Study finds legalization reduces black market demand

Legal Marijuana Reduces Illicit Market Demand, Study Finds

Two recent studies support ordinary intuition about behavioral economics and the marijuana market. The studies found that people prefer to buy their marijuana legally,...