NORML Gives California Legalization Initiative its Blessing

In a strange turn of events, the national board of NORML recently voted to endorse California's surviving major legalization initiative while the state chapter remains on the sidelines. NORML announced that ...

Activists Agree to Back One California Legalization Try

The worst-case scenario for the legalization of recreational marijuana in California almost came to pass. The game's not over yet, but it looks like disaster was averted. Several initiatives are aiming for t...

Could Ohio’s Legalization Failure Happen in California?

Proponents of one of the marijuana legalization initiatives aiming for the 2016 ballot in California are warning that Ohio's failure to pass that state's own attempt to make it legal could provide a lesson for ...

ReformCA’s Legalization Initiative: What’s in it for You?

It's been called the big player in the race to get a unifying marijuana legalization initiative on California's 2016 ballot. As we recently reported, ReformCA's initiative was filed with the state attorney g...
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Marijuana Legalization Commission Issues its Road Map

The road map to full legalization in California is here. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy this week unveiled its long-awaited Pathways Report, a best-practices guide to how ...

Big Legalization Initiative Readied for California Voters

California had its chance to fully legalize pot before Colorado did. But in 2010 voters shot down Proposition 19, which would have allowed those 21 and up to legitimately use recreational marijuana even without...