First hearing held on legalizing marijuana in Illinois
First hearing held on legalizing marijuana in Illinois
21 Abril, 2017, 19:44
Currently, 29 states have legalized marijuana use for medicinal purposes, and eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use.
On Thursday, hundreds are expected to flock to Parliament Hill to take part in so-called 4-20 celebrations - an annual, highly visible display of support for legal marijuana that takes place in various locales around the world.
Growers in recent years have already reported steady declines in wholesale prices of marijuana, although retail prices have remained relatively steady across the nation where it is legal. Republicans and voters over 65 years old are the only listed party, gender, education, age or racial groups to oppose legalized marijuana...
OR is among the few states in the country where adults can legally buy and use marijuana for recreational purposes, but weed's future legal status there and elsewhere has been called into question upon President Trump's appointment this year of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a Republican who has spoken out adamantly against legalizing marijuana, medical or otherwise. And only 23 percent think legalizing marijuana leads to an increase violent crime.
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Seventy percent of those who've tried marijuana support recreational legalization, the study reports; non-users are split on whether to legalize the drug, with 49 percent supporting and 47 percent opposing.
Given the focus of the new law, and presumably to avoid the impression that the Liberal government is promoting the use of cannabis, the term "recreational use" is notably not contained in the Bill.
Increasingly, politicians and society at-large are becoming more open to the idea that the federal government could and should begin to treat cannabis similar to how it now treats alcohol - by upholding age limits and no longer prohibiting the use across the board.
State Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, raised his concerns about marijuana still being illegal under federal law. It was true in reverse, too: those surveyed said they thought their own parents would be more upset if they smoked tobacco rather than marijuana.
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Grow marijuana using illegal seeds or more than the legal max which would put a fine of up to $5,000 (which goes up to $100,000 if you are a business) and/or six months to 14 years in jail.
Federal law is "not eviscerated because the state ceases to enforce it in", Mr. Sessions said last month.
Most of the public also believes that marijuana is not physically or mentally harmful, and believe it's safer than alcohol, according to the poll. Even most Americans who oppose legalizing marijuana in general think medical marijuana use should be allowed.
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