The 7 States Most Likely to Legalize Marijuana in 2021

One of the few bright spots in an otherwise difficult year was marijuana legalization’s progress in the US. Four states voted to legalize recreational cannabis on Election Day while Vermont and Illinois had already begun legal sales of adult-use marijuana earlier in the year. Though there won’t be any marijuana [...]

2020-12-29T07:26:59-07:00December 29, 2020|

Rhode Island House Leader Supports Legalization

Blake Filippi, Republican minority whip of the Rhode Island House, announced his support for adult-use legalization on November 30. During a radio conversation, the legislator, who has supported a libertarian approach to social issues, said that marijuana “should be legal.” Filippi also said that those who sell marijuana to children [...]

2018-12-13T01:43:54-07:00December 12, 2018|

Rhode Island Makes Record-Breaking Drug Bust

On May 23, the Rhode Island State Police raided nearly thirty locations simultaneously in a coordinated effort to arrest members of two motorcycle gangs. Fifty members or associates of two gangs, the Pagans and the Kryptmen, were arrested on drug and gun charges. The raids centered around Woonsocket, a town [...]

2018-09-19T07:03:34-07:00June 15, 2018|

24 States Considering Legalization This Year

More than 20 states could vote to legalize marijuana in November, according to recent news reports. That means 2016 could be the biggest year yet for cannabis reform. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that elections officials in 19 states have already received petitions to legalize the drug for recreation or [...]

2018-09-12T10:59:51-07:00February 28, 2016|

Cops Seize $500K in Pot in 2 Raids

Police seized nearly half a million dollars worth of marijuana during two raids in late March and early April. Federal border patrol agents stopped a truck near the Mexican border with New Mexico March 30 and found more than $100,000 worth of cannabis on board, the U.S. Customs and Border [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:20-07:00April 8, 2015|
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