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State Marijuana Laws

Matt Ferner

New Bill Would Force Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has come together to back a bill that would prevent the federal government from prosecuting individuals and businesses...

Justice Department Defying Congress, Breaking the Law on Medical Marijuana

Bill Piper | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
Bill Piper

A spokesperson for the U.S. DOJ recently told the L.A. Times that a bipartisan amendment passed by Congress last year prohibiting DOJ from spending any money to undermine state medical marijuana laws doesn't prevent it from prosecuting people for medical marijuana or seizing their property.

Pot Group Plans For Legalization In 10 States

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

In the wake of the Department of Justice's decision to allow Washington and Colorado to regulate marijuana laws without federal intervention, reform g...

Obama's War On Pot Claims Another Scalp

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Matthew R. Davies, a California man facing a litany of charges stemming from his work as a medical marijuana provider, pleaded guilty Friday to 10 fed...

What Are the Next States to Legalize Marijuana?

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Rob Kampia

The biggest day in the history of the marijuana-policy-reform movement will be November 8, 2016. After that day, just 46 months from now, it will be almost inevitable that Congress will change federal law.

Will It Play in Peoria? The Importance of Respecting the Will of the Voters With Marijuana Laws

Amanda Reiman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Amanda Reiman

In 2012, there is no "average" American citizen, and laws should reflect the diversity and homogeneity that our society has become.

State Marijuana Laws Weakening

USA Today | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- James Gray once saw himself as a drug warrior, a former federal prosecutor and county judge who sent people to prison for dealing pot a...