Colorado NORML supports the removal of all penalties for the private possession and responsible use of marijuana by adults, including cultivation for personal use, and casual nonprofit transfers of small amounts. This policy, known as decriminalization, removes the consumer -- the marijuana smoker -- from the criminal justice system, while maintaining criminal penalties against those who sell or traffic large quantities of the drug.
Read our introductory report on the personal use of marijuana.
Find out why they've come to the conclusion that marijuana for personal use should no longer be a criminal offense.
Reprinted with Permission of National NORML