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But now there are some safer ways to access those wild weeds, after they have been carefully harvested and tenderly dried to perfection. But … you do have travel to Colorado or California and just a short handful of other states and districts to partake of the weed; otherwise known as hemp, cannabis, or by the law enforcement propaganda name of ‘marijuana,’ which they use to put fear into the hearts of regular citizens.
Record-High Support for Legalizing Marijuana Use in U.S.
We are working to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol for adults in New Jersey. New Jersey’s marijuana laws have had a disproportionate impact on communities of color. Marijuana legalization in New Jersey must be fair and equitable and must address past disproportionate harms to communities of color.
Legalizing and regulating marijuana will bring one of the nation's largest cash crops under the rule of law. This will create jobs and economic opportunities in the formal economy instead of the illicit market.
Former surgeon general calls for marijuana legalization …
The criminalization of marijuana use disproportionately harms young people and people of color, sponsors massive levels of violence and corruption, and fails to curb youth access.
Legalizing marijuana will harm health of youth in …
This campaign is dedicated to ending marijuana prohibition in New York. We believe that it is time to stop the ineffective, racially biased, and unjust enforcement of marijuana prohibition and to create a new, well-regulated, and inclusive marijuana industry that is rooted in racial and economic justice.
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DPA has been advocating at the state legislature for passage of a Constitutional Amendment allowing the possession, use, and sales of marijuana in New Mexico. This will increase tax revenue, generate commerce and support the agricultural economy.
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The Drug Policy Alliance is currently working on marijuana legalization campaigns in New Jersey, New Mexico and New York. Learn more about these campaigns and join us to support marijuana reform.
Marijuana Legalization and Regulation | Drug Policy Alliance
There is more public support for marijuana law reform than ever before with new polls showing more than half the country is in favor of legalizing marijuana. The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) believes marijuana should be removed from the criminal justice system and regulated like alcohol and tobacco.
What impact will legalizing marijuana have on police work?
In a November 2017 report published in , researchers found that there has been a decrease in drug-trafficking-related crimes in states bordering Mexico that have introduced medical marijuana laws. Moreover, the IZA Institute of Labor Economics published a paper on crime and the legalization of marijuana that suggested there are links between Washington’s legalization of the drug and its decline in crime rates of rape, robbery and burglary. “These effects on consumption suggest that one of the mechanisms underlying the reduction in crime may be a substitution away from other drugs ... such as alcohol, which makes consumers more aggressive than if consuming cannabis,” the .