If left unamended, the bill could have crushed much of the nascent industry.
Marijuana Ballot Initiatives
Florida Supreme Court Nixes Pot Legalization Initiative, Worrying That Voters Might Think It Repeals Federal Prohibition
By the court's logic, the ballot summaries for many successful legalization initiatives were "affirmatively misleading."
Kristi Noem is determined to defy the will of her constituents. The South Dakota Supreme Court will decide whether she can.
Home cultivation remains banned.
After getting a ballot initiative voided, she says she’ll also resist legislators attempting to legalize marijuana.
Voters approved it, but the governor resisted. A court came down on her side.
Tax hikes? Drug wars? Racial Preferences? Not today.
Two states are voting to permit medical marijuana. Four are voting for legalization.
It's not illegal for inmates to have marijuana, but it's still a felony if they try to smoke it.
It's already very hard to force issues like medical marijuana legalization to a vote there.
In states where you can legally buy pot, finding places where you can legally use it is still a challenge.
For most of the presidential candidate's political career, she was absolutely dead set against full legalization.
Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a jurisdiction where recreational use is legal.
2018 was a mixed bag, but that means there was still a lot of good news.
Your guide to marijuana in Michigan
The Detroit Free Press columnist seems oblivious to black-market competition.
Two-thirds of the states have now legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use.
Amash and Massie will return. Michigan will have legal weed. No Nevada brothels will be banned. And more...
The initiative's success is especially striking given the Mormon church's opposition.
It is the first state in the Midwest to allow nonmedical use.
The initiative lost by a big margin in a state that approved medical use two years ago.
Ballot initiatives in Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Utah will give voters a chance to loosen their cannabis laws.
Marijuana legalization is growing in popularity among Midwestern voters, and has become a wedge issue in several key races.
A bill on John Hickenlooper's desk would begin to address the problem of finding legal places to use legal marijuana.
Paul LePage's obstructionism has delayed the establishment of a legal recreational market.
D.C.'s marijuana gift economy shows that markets exist whether we want them to or not.
Paul LePage says Maine shouldn't implement a legalization initiative until it's clear how the feds will respond.
How competition and legalization will make weed better, more consistent, and more accessible than ever.
Millions of pot-seeking tourists have nowhere to enjoy their purchases.
Sessions wants Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to do something that can't be done.
Fear of fun can be found on both sides of the legalization debate.
Six states have approved cannabis for patients in the last year.
Jerry Brown proposes a bill that would let cannabusinesses hold multiple licenses, including distribution.
Going after recreational marijuana in states where it's legal would mean destroying jobs and businesses.
Rep. Allen Peake is pushing to loosen restrictions.
His Department of Justice prosecuted legal marijuana growers in the Golden State, but that was totally different!
The latest survey data indicate that legalization has not driven a national surge in adolescent pot smoking.
Legalization proponents chipping in with extra volunteers.
Denver's newly approved pilot program won't include bars or restaurants with liquor licenses.
Denver voters rejected the idea that marijuana use should be confined to the home.
Yesterday voters made marijuana legal in four more states and approved medical access in four others.