In the United States, it's hard to keep up with what's happening in each state regarding the laws on Marijuana so we here, at 420Portal, want to provide you with updates on Marijuana News around the country. Each state has their own laws on what you can and can not do regarding marijuana. Some states are legal to possess marijuana, and even grow it, while other states don't allow you to possess any amount of marijuana strains; not even a joint.
Each day there is marijuana news happening that affects you. Governors, congress men and women, senators, mayors and even the President and Vice President discuss their opinions on marijuana and some agree on having it become legal while others oppose it. You hear on the news that many states have already become legal or it is ok if you have a medical card from a doctor while other states will still arrest you.
You hear on the news that many men and women have gone to jail for either buying, selling or possessing marijuana and many states now are trying to change those laws so it won't affect those people's lives when they get out. Many people can't get good jobs now because of it being on their criminal record where as if it happened today, it might be legal in their state or they might not even go to jail because of the change in laws. So many people are affected by cannabis that you always hear about it on the news.
Some states want to change marijuana laws from being illegal to legal just so they can tax marijuana and get those millions of dollars that was once going to the underground market to the state market. States understand how much money they are losing out on if they don't change their state laws and have it legal. They hear on the news about those states that have already changed and how its affecting them for the good.
We will always keep you up to date on the marijuana news here at 420Portal.