Marijuana Policy Project


Wed October 15, 2014

Navigating California’s conflicting and chaotic marijuana laws

David Hodges enjoying his marijuana
Holly McDede

Medical marijuana is legal in California. Medical marijuana is not legal in California. Both statements are sort of true; while pot shops are allowed statewide, cities still have the right to ban them. In fact, 200 cities already do. That’s left patients on their own to navigate through California’s conflicting and chaotic marijuana laws.

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Fri January 24, 2014

Cannabis News Roundup: January 24, 2014

Sativa leaf

Obama: pot less harmful than alcohol… Drug arrests down 30% in San Francisco… Farm Bureau endorses reclassification of industrial hemp... A petition and a survey… and more.


President Obama says cannabis is “less harmful than alcohol,” but legalization “is going to be a challenge” in Colorado and Washington // USA Today

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