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So Far, So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C.
In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first two U.S. states – and the first two jurisdictions in the world – to approve ending marijuana prohibition and legally regulating marijuana production,… Read More
In November 2012, voters in Washington and Colorado approved the first two laws in the U.S. to end marijuana prohibition and legally regulate marijuana production, distribution and sales. In December 2012, marijuana… Read More
This fact sheet looks at the numbers post-marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington.
Amanda Reiman, Policy manager at DPA, talks with Cannabis Consciousness about the fine details of the marijuana regulation and taxation laws in Colorado and Washington, and the impact it will have on drug policy… Read More
This is the law that was passed by the voters in Washington State legalizing and regulating marijuana.
240,000 Marijuana Arrests: Costs, Consequences, and Racial Disparities of Possession Arrests in Washington, 1986 - 2010
This report reveals that nearly a quarter of a million people have been arrested in Washington for marijuana possession from 1986 to 2010. Police made more than half of those marijuana arrests in just the last… Read More
Academic Journal Article
Initial findings of a study on the implementation of Washington's 911 Good Samaritan Law from the University of Washington's Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute. 88% of opiate users indicated that now that they… Read More
This is the text of Washington State's Good Samaritan law.
Information about Washington State's "911 Good Samaritan" Law Effective June 10, 2010.