June 28th, 2011 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director
Tell members of Congress that you support HR 2306, the ‘Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011′ and that you oppose efforts by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) tostifle its debate.
You can do so by clicking the link below [...]Continue Reading →
by Morgan Fox
June 30, 2011
Today, the Marijuana Policy Project released an updated version of the Teen Use Report, which analyzes all available data from medical marijuana states both before and after passing their medical marijuana laws. The purpose behind this was to find out if permitting patients to use their medicine [...]Continue Reading →
by Mike Hughes
On Wednesday, the Justice Department issued a new memorandum in an effort to further clarify – or perhaps obfuscate – the DOJ’s stance on medical marijuana prosecution.
In 2009 Deputy Attorney General David Ogden advised that law enforcement officials “should not focus federal [...]Continue Reading →
July 5th, 2011 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director
Democrat Gov. Dan Malloy signed legislation into law on Thursday, June 30 ‘decriminalizing’ the possession of small, personal use amounts of marijuana by adults. The new law, Senate Bill 1014, took effect on Friday, July 1.
Senate Bill 1014 reduces the penalties for the adult [...]Continue Reading →
Phoenix — Arizona officials said a new federal memo they reviewed Friday on possible medical marijuana-related criminal prosecutions leaves unanswered questions as to whether state-licensed dispensaries and state employees who administer a [...]Continue Reading →