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Contains full text scholarly and peer-reviewed articles covering all areas of law.
Federal Law vs. State Law
It is important to understand that marijuana is still illegal under federal law, specifically Title 21 United States Code Controlled Substances Act.
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Marijuana Policy Project
MPP, which was founded in January 1995, is the largest organization in the U.S. that’s focused solely on ending marijuana prohibition.
Selected Research Articles Related to Marijuana Legalization
“Good moral characters”: how drug felons are impacted under state marijuana legalization laws.
Research by Beverly Yuen Thompson, published in Contemporary Justice Review. Sep 2017, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p. 211-226.
Marijuana, federal power, and the states
By Jonathan Alder, published in Case Western Reserve Law Review, Spring 2015, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p. 505-539.
What will federal marijuana reform look like?
By Alex Kreit, published in
Case Western Reserve Law Review. Spring 2015, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p.689-718.