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Marijuana/Medical Marijuana

This guide provides sources to learn more about the ethical, legal and moral aspects of marijuana use, medical marijuana and marijuana legalization.

Websites

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

The United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics.

Medline Plus: Marijuana

The world's largest medical library with information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

National Conference of State Legislatures

State Medical Marijuana Laws

Office of National Drug Control Policy

 Answers to frequently asked questions about marijuana.

ProCon

The leading source for pros & cons of controversial issues.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

Drug Fact Sheet - Marijuana

 

Advocacy: 

Americans for Safe Access

Our mission is to ensure the safe access to marijuana for therapeutic uses and research.

CATO 

A public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of liberty, limited government, free markets and peace.

Drug Policy Alliance

The Drug Policy Alliance is the leading organization advancing drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

MPP (Marijuana Policy Project)

This organization has been instrumental in a number of changes in cannabis policy at the state level and aims to have the same effect on a national scale.

NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

Working to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable.