Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law that removes criminal penalties for possession of a personal amount of marijuana and replaces them with a civil fine.Read More
Rates of marijuana use among Colorado teens have NOT increased since the state made marijuana legal for adults, according to results of a statewide survey released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).Read More
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill that is intended to ease access to banking and other financial services for state-legal marijuana businesses.Read More
The results of a federal survey released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control once again dispel the myth that rolling back marijuana prohibition laws will lead to an increase in teen marijuana use.Read More
"The amount of money and of legal energy being given to prosecute hundreds of thousands of Americans who are caught with a few ounces of marijuana in their jeans simply makes no sense - the kindest way to put it. A sterner way to put it is that it is an outrage, an imposition on basic civil liberties and on the reasonable expenditure of social energy."