Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Search for legal issues
For help near (city, ZIP code or county)
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location

Don't Miss FindLaw's New Crop of Medical Marijuana Resources

Article Placeholder Image
By Nicole Johnson, JD on May 23, 2011 9:50 AM

New marijuana laws are cropping up all over the country. While recreational pot use remains illegal, medical marijuana laws have changed the legal landscape in states around the country.

We here at Insider have previously discussed how hot marijuana is these days. We want to keep you informed of the laws before they go up in smoke, so to speak.

All of you FindLaw users certainly remain interested. "Marijuana" consistently ranks among FindLaw's most searched legal terms, falling behind only "divorce" and "curfew." (Hmm, any connection here?)

Since most of you are looking at ways to stay current on marijuana legal trends, we're here to clear the air.

FindLaw's Learn About the Law has a new guide to medical marijuana laws. Now 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, with Delaware becoming the most recent to legalize the drug for medical use.

We are constantly writing about marijuana news in our blogs, too. FindLaw's Law & Daily Life, for instance, recently provided a practical view of state medical marijuana laws, including what may happen when a state marijuana law clashes with a federal law.

On the local level, FindLaw's Phoenix Criminal Law News has discussed the restrictions of Arizona's new state medical marijuana law.

Unfortunately, not all medical marijuana cases have happy endings. Medical marijuana users can still be fired from their jobs if the laws are not legally recognized in the state, according to a FindLaw's Chicago Employment Law Blog.

Keep checking back here, as we remain your one-stop guide for all things around marijuana laws.

Related Resources:

Find a Lawyer

More Options