marijuana laws

What NORML is doing to Reform Marijuana Laws

March 7, 2013

Somehow, despite all the progress society has made in the realms of freedom of choice, marijuana is still on the proverbial chopping block. The debate on the legalization of the herb has been an ongoing circus for decades even though proof has been given that there are more dangerous substances readily available to consumers. Prohibition […]

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What You Need to Know about the New Washington State Cannabis Law

December 20, 2012

In early December of this year, landmark laws were passed in both Colorado and Washington State regarding the possession and sale of marijuana, long an illegal product for any American to grow, sell, or use. Initiative 502 legalized the use of certain, limited amounts of marijuana for anyone who is 21 years old or older, […]

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Arizona Moms Claim Marijuana Makes them Better Parents

November 19, 2012

“Arizona Moms for Marijuana” is a new controversial organization in Phoenix that aims to educate people on aspects of the drug that members are claiming can actually make people better parents. Chapter leader Victoria Nunez is the mother of a 22-month-old girl, and has put her marijuana-smoking habit on hold since her child was born […]

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Marijuana laws in the UK and its legal implications

June 20, 2012

Ignorance can never be used as a viable defence in the face of the law – so to stay on the right side of the law, it is important to know what you can and can’t do. Understanding the law is particularly important when it comes to drugs. In the UK, as with many other […]

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Marijuana Laws Vary from State to State

April 30, 2012

Marijuana possession amounts and penalties vary from state to state in the US. In some states simple possession of less than 1 ounce could be a simple misdemeanor and the same amount in another state could be a felony. Most drug defense lawyers will tell you that as more and more states are considering or […]

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