Marijuana Legalization

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Medical marijuana users and supporters celebrate a huge victory this week. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed medical marijuana users a huge victory this week in a ruling barring federal prosecutions. Slate reports that: “On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit handed medical […]

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit After Colorado earned 184 million dollars in marijuana taxes, should other states consider legalization? Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee released a report projecting “revenue of about $610 million from retail and medical marijuana from Jan. 1 of [2014] to June 30, 2015,” resulting in about about $184 million in […]

Massive Decrease In Overdoses In Medical Marijuana States

Massive Decrease In Overdoses In Medical Marijuana States

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Results from a recent study suggest medical marijuana laws may have unexpected benefits. Deaths from opioid overdoses has decreased in states where medical marijuana has been legalized, according to a recent study. The multi-institutional study was led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University […]

Think Institutional Racism Isn’t Real? Watch This! (Video)

Think Institutional Racism Isn’t Real? Watch This! (Video)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit “Whites Smoke Pot, but Blacks Are Arrested:” Data Analysis Casts the War on Drugs in a Whole New Light1 “Institutional Racism” is defined as “racism perpetrated by government entities such as schools, the courts or the military. Unlike the racism perpetrated by individuals, institutional racism has the power […]

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set A National Trend

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set  A National Trend

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit California, known for its progressive social policies, may very well be setting a national trend with 8 progressive laws. California’s legislative session officially concluded for both legislative houses on September 11th of this year, with October 11th being the last day for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or […]