Medical Marijuana Laws by State

Several states allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes despite the stringent federal laws against it. Federal marijuana laws classify marijuana as Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act. These substances are believed to have high potential for dependence without any accepted medical use. Selling marijuana is considered a federal crime. Three years ago, […]

Possible Effect of Marijuana Legalization

Legalizing medical cannabis continues to be a highly controversial topic. You have to be aware of the possible negative and positive effects of its legalization or non-legalization. There are numerous benefits if the use of marijuana becomes lawful from the economic point of view. There can be a unique and profitable industry if purchasing and […]

The Consequences of Marijuana Possession

Marijuana possession can lead to serious and adverse consequences. This is a criminal offense governed by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. You do not even have to own the drug. If you are found to carry marijuana in your room, bags or vehicle, this means that you can be charged for the crime. However, […]

Should Marijuana be Legalized?

Americans couldn’t be more divided when it comes to the topic of marijuana legalization. Many believe it will worsen the drug problem facing our youth, while some laud its medicinal benefits. It is quite ironic that United States marijuana law is very stern while some states favor its legalization at least for medicinal purposes. Some […]

Marijuana and the Law

Federal marijuana laws have been very strict with cannabis and prohibit the possession and sale of this drug. Marijuana or Cannabis is categorized as a controlled substance (Schedule I) under the Controlled Substances Act. The standards used in the classification of marijuana are the following: The drug contains a high possibility for abuse. It is […]

Federal and State Marijuana Laws

At the Federal level, marijuana remains illegal, no matter the purpose for its use. However, there are several states that allow medical marijuana use. Federal Law Through the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the federal government regulates drugs. In this act, there is no recognition of the difference between medical and recreational use of marijuana and […]

Medical Marijuana Laws

Several states allow the use of marijuana for medical use. These laws may differ by state and include fees, possession limits and other such guidelines. The term “Medical Marijuana” is always followed by a lot of controversy. The federal government has long since considered marijuana as illegal and no medical use of it is acknowledged. […]

Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana

Arguments over the legalization of marijuana have not abated. Below, you will find points of discussion for or against marijuana legalization, to help you become more informed about the subject. There have been people who have been pro and people who have been against the legalization of marijuana for the past years. One of the […]

Legal History of Marijuana in the US

Marijuana-related laws in the United States have gone through various changes. Marijuana, or cannabis as it is usually called, is a plant preparation used as a psychoactive drug and as medicine. The term “marijuana” comes from the Mexican Spanish “marihuana”. To date, there are many various uses of marijuana around the globe such as recreational […]


Marijuana is the preparation of the plant known as Cannabis that is intended to be used as a psychoactive drug. The term “Marijuana” comes from the Mexican Spanish “marihuana”. To date, Marijuana is used for different purposes: as a recreational drug, as an element of religious or spiritual rites, or as actual medicine. The 3rd […]