Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal in 11 States

Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. Legalization in Illinois also means that nearly 800,000 people with criminal records for […]

Make Marijuana Legal? Gen X, Millennials, and Generation Z Say Yes. Most Boomers? Nope

There continues to be a substantial push toward the legalization of marijuana in the United States. Across demographic groups, all but one generation of Americans support the legalization of cannabis, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. The only group not ready to let everyone legally light up? Adults over 65 years of age. Only […]

Cory Booker Wants to Legalize Marijuana in the United States

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, one of several Democratic candidates running in the 2020 presidential election, has reintroduced a new version of the Marijuana Justice Act. The bill was introduced with California Representatives Ro Khanna and Barbara Lee, who is co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Booker’s marijuana bill returns at an interesting time, when […]