25 Feb

Pot legalization takes effect tomorrow in Washington, D.C.

Pot legalization takes effect tomorrow in Washington, D.C., when the District's marijuana referendum becomes effective law. Thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser and all city councilmembers who did not bow to threats from a few U.S. House Republicans warning about Mayor Bowser's risks of federal prosecution in...

23 Dec

Dabs/wax is marijuana under California’s Compassionate Use Act

Last week, a California appellate court overturned a trial judge's determination that cannabis concentrate -- also known as dabs and wax -- is not marijuana under California's Compassionate Use Act ("CUA"). The appellate court concluded: Because “concentrated cannabis” is “marijuana” for purposes of the CUA, the trial court...

05 Nov

D.C. voters pass the marijuana legalization referendum!

The countless hours and decades of sweat by drug law reform supporters has been paying off in a whirlwind during the recent years in particular, with Washington state and Colorado's marijuana legalization laws, yesterday's marijuana legalization referendum wins in Washington, D.C. and Oregon (see here and here, too), and...