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Governments That Have Used has been referenced by 31 international governments (includes inter-governmental organizations, dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty), 25 US federal entities, and 37 US state governments. We have not listed local government use.



1. Albania
Dec. 2015 The Government of Albania cited’s “100 Countries and Their Prostitution Policies” in its “Official Notebook of the Republic of Albania Number 216.”
2. Australia
Mar. 2019 The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority cited’s comparison of disease cases and deaths compared to vaccination rates. The vaccine research and graphs appear in the Certificate of Education Biology Examination.
Mar. 2016 The New South Wales Parliamentary Research Service cited’s “33 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” in a report by Daniel Montoya titled “Hemp as Fiber and Food? Regulatory Developments and Current Issues.”
Mar. 8, 2015 The Parliament of Australia referenced Medical Marijuana numerous times and re-printed our resource “Deaths from Marijuana v. 17 FDA-Approved Drugs,” in it’s publication “Submission to Senate’s Review into Legalised Medicinal Cannabis.”
Feb. 2015 The Australian Institute of Criminology linked to in its study “Exploring the Feasibility of an Enhanced Monitoring Program on Human Trafficking and Slavery.”
2014 The Parliament of Victoria referenced Medical Marijuana as a source and linked to our resource “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC: Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits” in its publication “Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Clinical Trials) Bill 2014.”
Feb. 2013 The New South Wales Government Parliamentary Research Service reprinted the summary portion of our chart “18 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC,” and linked to Medical Marijuana several times, in its Feb. 2013 report “Medical Cannabis.”
2010 The Government of Western Australia Curriculum Council cited in its “Western Australian Certificate of Education Examination 2010 – Modern History Stage 3 – Document Booklet.”
Dec. 28, 2009 The New South Wales Government Department of Health listed Medical Marijuana on its website page “Medical Cannabis: USA” in the section “Federal: Legislation in Court Decisions and Commentaries” as a resource for learning about medical marijuana.
Dec. 28, 2009 The Victoria State Government Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) listed on its website as a learning resource for “both sides of current and perennial issues.”
3. Bermuda
Apr. 17, 2014 The Government of Bermuda commissioned a report on cannabis reform, prepared by the Cannabis Reform Collaborative, titled “An Analysis of Cannabis Reform in Bermuda.” The report referenced Medical Marijuana on page 23.
4. Bosnia-Herzegovina
Mar. 2018 A report by the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina uses information from’s “What Are the Ongoing and Long-Term Costs Associated with Electronic Voting Machines?” webpage in a research paper for parliamentary members titled “Electronic Voting in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Costs, Safety, Benefits And Injuries.”
Mar. 2018 A report by the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina uses information from’s “What Is a Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)?” webpage in a research paper for parliamentary members titled “New Voting Techniques In European Countries.”
5. Canada
May 2017 Alberta Environment and Parks cited in its draft report titled “Wildlife Directive for Alberta Solar Energy Projects.”
Apr. 21, 2017 Statistics Canada, the national statistical office of Canada, cited’s “How Milk Gets from the Cow to the Store” resource in its article titled “VISTA on the Agri-food Industry and the Farm Community – Changes in Canadians’ Preferences for Milk and Dairy Products.”
Mar. 31, 2015 The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada cited’s “36 States with Legal Gay Marriage and 14 States with Same-Sex Marriage Bans” on the “National Documentation Packages” page of its website.
2014 The Department of Justice Canada cited in its report on “Bill C-36, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code in Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make Consequential Amendments to Other Acts.”
Jan. 17, 2012 The Canadian National Council of Welfare linked to an article by the American Medical Association on Health Care Reform in the “American Studies” section of its website page “The Dollars and Sense of Solving Poverty.”
6. Colombia
2015 The Ministry of Health and Social Protection cited in its report titled “Protocol for the Application of Process of Euthanasia in Colombia.”
7. Ecuador
2016 The Ecuadorian Ministry of Education cited’s “Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?” website in its “Bachillerato General Unificado – English Level B1.1 Student’s Book.”
Aug. 13, 2013 Gina Godoy Andrade, National Assembly Member of the Republic of Ecuador, cited Medical Marijuana on page 8 of her Aug. 13, 2013 report “Drug Use: Criminalization vs. Decriminalization.”
8. Egypt
Aug. 2010 The Egyptian Parliament cited Voting Machines on page 18 of an official government publication.
9. European Union
Dec. 2018 The European Union’s European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction cited’s “33 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” in its report titled “Medical Use of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Questions and Answers for Policymakers..”
2010 The European Union referenced Prostitution on page 149 of the European Commission DG Freedom, Security and Justice 2010 report titled “The MONTRASEC Demo. A Bench-Mark for Member State and EU Automated Data Collection and Reporting on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Exploitation of Children.”
10. Georgia
2018 The Parliament of Georgia cited’s “State Vaccination Exemptions for Children Entering Public Schools” resource in its informational paper titled “On Changes to the Law on Public Health (07-3/212; 26.07.2018).”
11. Germany
Jan. 2015 The German National Institute for Education Development lists several websites on its National Education Server Baden-Württemberg website page “Essay Writing and Connective Phrases,” as resources for teaching composition and argumentative essay writing.
12. Indonesia
Apr. 3, 2013 The Indonesian Department of Industry and Energy (Dinas Perindustrian Dan Energi) references on its website page “How-to Write an Exploratory Essay with Test Documents.”
13. Iran
May 2009 The Iranian Statistics and Information Technology Office cited Voting Machines on page 592 of its May 2009 “Proceedings of the Second Conference on Electronic City.”
14. Israel
Dec. 2017 An inter-ministerial team from the Government of Israel cited in its report to examine the tools that can be used to reduce prostitution.
Jan. 25, 2013 The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) linked to a copy of the Hamas 2006 Electoral Campaign Platform hosted on Israeli-Palestinian from its blog page “Hamas Terrorism 101.”
May 30, 2012 The Israeli Knesset Legal Department cited Prostitution on page 3 of its May 30, 2012 study “Ban on Advertising ‘Job’ Prostitution.”
Mar. 2011 The Israeli National Authority for the War on Drugs and Alcohol cited Medical Marijuana on page 17 of its March 2011 report “Instances of Alcoholic Beverages in Popular Films from Europe and the United States.”
Oct. 29, 2009 The Israeli Knesset Center for Research and Science cited our question “Should euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide be legal?,” on page 3 of an official government summary of American legislation on euthanasia.
15. Italy
2017 The Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research recommended’s debate topics webpage to educators in its report titled “Guidelines for the Learning of Philosophy in the Knowledge Society.”
16. Japan
Sep. 11, 2013 The Japanese Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice cited’s “Map – Golan Heights” in its publication “Syria Arab Republic Country of Origin Information (COI) Report.”
Oct. 2011 The Japan External Trade Organization cited Health Care Reform on page 23 of its Oct. 2011 report “Medical Insurance System (Health Care) Reform Law Impact on the Industry.”
17. Mexico
2016 The Mexico Electoral Court of the Federal Judicial Branch cited’s “State Felon Voting Laws” resource in a report by titled “Women Deprived of Freedom and the Right to Vote.”
Apr. 2016 The Mexican Parliamentary Group of the Institutional Revolutionary Party cited’s “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” in a report by Sen. Yolanda De La Torre Valdez “Initiative with Draft Decree That Are Reformed and Added Several Provisions of the General Health Law.”
2016 The Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fishing and Food (SAGARPA) cited’s milk timeline in its report titled “De Donde Viene Mi Comida?.”
2010 The Mexico Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Branch of the Federation cited in a report titled “The Right to Rehabilitation of Political Rights: The Hernández Case.”
18. New Zealand
Dec. 2016 The National Library of New Zealand cited’s “Historical Timeline: History of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports,” on its webpage “Drugs and Sport.”
Oct. 2007 The New Zealand Ministry of Justice report “International Approaches to Decriminalising or Legalising Prostitution,” cited (on page 23) the Prostitution resource “100 Countries and Their Prostitution Policies,” as a reference for international prostitution policy.
19. Northern Marianas
May 14, 2008 The Northern Marianas Commonwealth issued a formal legislative recommendation from the House of Representative’s Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations that cited (on pages 4-7) a case summary from our ACLU website.
20. Organization of American States
  The Organization of American States referenced’s chart on “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC,” on page 19 of its report “The Problem of Drugs in the Americas: Studies Legal and Regulatory Alternatives.”
21. Palestinian Territories
Jan. 6, 2010 The Palestinian Delegation in Argentina serves as an embassy representing the Palestinian territories to the Argentine government and people. Its website links to, and reproduces (in Spanish) our Israeli-Palestinian conflict death chart.
22. Philippines
June 13, 2012 The Republic of the Philippines Supreme Court cited’s voting machines website in its ruling in the case of Archbishop Fernando R. Capalla, Omar Solitario Ali And Mary Anne L. Susano, Petitioners vs. The Honorable Commission On Elections, Respondent. was cited in a concurring opinion as well as the dissenting opinion.
23. Portugal
June 2013 The Government of Portugal’s Food and Economic Safety Authority cited’s Lactose Intolerance by Ethnicity and Region resource in its June 2013 publication “Risks and Food: Milk and Milk Products.”
24. South Africa
Dec. 2016 The South African Law Reform Commission cited in its “Project 25 Discussion Paper 145 – Statutory Law Revision: Legislation Administered by the Department of Health.”
June 30, 2009 The South African Law Reform Commission cited the Prostitution resource “100 Countries and Their Prostitution Policies,” numerous times in its discussion paper titled “Sexual Offences: Adult Prostitution.”
25. South Korea
Nov. 2016 The Korea Internet & Security Agency referenced’s “2016 election site” in its “KISA Report: Power Review.”
Feb. 2015 The Korea Labor Institute cited’s “33 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” in its “International Labor Brief, Vol. 13, No.2.”
Nov. 2012 The Republic of Korea National Election Commission cited’s “State Felon Voting Laws” on page 57 of its Nov. 2012 official foreign correspondent report “Guarantee the Right to Vote in Each Country.”
26. Spain
May 2015 The Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies of Spain’s Ministry of Defense cited’s “Demographics of Immigrants in the United States Illegally” in its report titled “The Post-Conflict Stabilization and Construction of Peace: Perspectives from El Salvador and Spain.”
2015 The Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality cited in its publication titled “Supporting Victims of Trafficking: The Needs of Women Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation Purposes from the Perspective of Specialized and Professional Entities Involved.”
May 30, 2014 The Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies of Spain’s Ministry of Defense linked to’s Israeli-Palestinian site as a reference in its publication titled “Sisyphus in Palestine. Reflections on the Negotiation Process Yet Another Failure in Palestine.”
27. Taiwan
Sep. 21, 2012 The Republic of China’s National Association of State Attorney General cited’s medical marijuana website in its “2012 Summer Annual Report.”
Sep. 16, 2010 The Republic of China’s Ministry of Justice Development and Evaluation Commission cited’s insider trading website on page 110 of its “Study on the Effectiveness of the Implementation of the Public Property Reporting Method.”
28. Turkey
2018 The Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports cited’s “Historical Timeline: Pre-1900″ in a report titled What’s New in Your Youth Research? Education, Culture and Research.”
29. United Kingdom
Dec. 2015 The Northern Irish Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safely cited in its report titled “‘Leaving Prostitution: A Strategy for Help and Support’ – Strategy Under Section 19 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015.”
May 29, 2014 The United Kingdom’s Office for National Statistics referenced’s prostitution website as source for its publication titled “Changes to National Accounts: Inclusion of Illegal Drugs and Prostitution in the UK National Accounts.”
Sep. 11, 2013 The United Kingdom Home Office reprinted’s “Map of the Golan Heights” in its publication “Syrian Arab Republic: Country of Origin Information (COI) Report.”
Jan. 20, 2010 The Scottish Parliament’s Non Executive Bills Unit cited’s “Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?” question page in its “End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill Policy Memorandum.”
Sep. 2007 The Government of the United Kingdom reprinted’s “Map – The West Bank (Administrative Divisions as of 2000)” on page 25 of its report titled “Economic Aspects of Peace in the Middle East.”
30. United Nations
Oct. 19, 2016 The United Nations General Assembly cited in its “Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied since 1967.”
July 2014 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations linked to the’s milk timeline on its “Dairy Asia” webpage under the section listing recommended links.
31. United States
25 US federal entities have used including the White House, the US Senate, the US House of Representatives, the Library of Congress, and the Congressional Research Service.
Mar. 2018 The US Department of the Army cited in its report “Finding of No Significant Impact and Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Construction and Operation of Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Energy Projects on Army Installations.”
June 2017 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cited Medical Marijuana as a source for the report, “Impact of the Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana on the DWI System.”
Aug. 2016 The US Navy Pacific Fleet cited in its “Draft Environmental Assessment for Re-Commissioning of Three Military Training Routes in Southern California and Modification of Three Military Training Routes in Southern Arizona.”
July 2016 The US Department of Transportation National Highway Transportation Safety Administration cited’s “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” in its report “Marijuana, Other Drugs, and Alcohol Use by Drivers in Washington State.”
Sep. 14, 2015 The US Patents and Trademarks Office referenced Medical Marijuana’s “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” resource in its ruling on a trademark appeal from Christopher C. Hinton, who was seeking to trademark the term “THC Tea.”
Aug. 2015 The US Bureau of Land Management cited Alternative Energy in section 5 of its environmental impact report for the Southern California Edison “West of Devers Upgrade Project.”
June 2015 The US Department of the Navy cited Alternative Energy in its “Environmental Assessment for Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Solar Photovoltaic Systems at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California.”
Apr. 2015 The Argonne National Laboratory cited Alternative Energy in its “Bibliography of Literature for Avian Issues in Solar and Wind Energy and Other Activities.”
Feb. 25, 2015 was referenced by the US Department of Labor (DOL) on Feb. 25, 2015 in the Federal Register (vol. 80, no. 37). DOL’s Wage and Hour Division revised the definition of “spouse” under the Family Medical Leave Act in light of the US Supreme Court’s United States v. Windsor decision, which found section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional. The reference stated: “There are a number of organizations focused on providing up-to-date information on the status of same-sex marriages in the 50 States within the United States and foreign jurisdictions. Some examples of organizations that provide this information include and Because such information is readily available, the Department does not believe that it is necessary at this time to provide such information on its own Web site.”
Sep. 2014 The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration referenced Medical Marijuana as a resource for finding details on state-by-state marijuana laws on page three of its Sep. 2014 publication “Workplace Issues Related to the Decriminalization/Legalization of Marijuana.”
Apr. 22, 2014 The US Army Special Operations Command cited Cuba Embargo in a report on Cuba by Captain Justin Polanik titled “PMESII-PT Overview of Cuba.”
Mar. 7, 2014 The US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary cited Medical Marijuana in its report on HR 4138 the “Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014.”
2014 The US House of Representatives referenced Medical Marijuana’s resource “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC: Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits,” in its Mar. 2014 legislation H.R. 4138 “Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014.”
2013 The US Department of Education cited as a source for statistics on undocumented immigration in its instruction guide “Counseling Undocumented Students about Financial Aid.”
2013 The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) linked to Medical Marijuana as a reference in a hand out for its “Cross-Regional Webinar on Synthetic Cannabinoids.”
Mar. 2012 The US Senate listed Healthcare Reform in its “Warning: Side Effects, A Check-up on the Federal Health Law” report co-authored by Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and John Barrasso (R-WY). The source cited in footnote number 67.
2012 The Information Resource Center of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States, Jakarta referenced 2012 Election in their “U.S. Elections 2012” information package. The source lists under “Issue Concerned Voters.”
2012 The School of Advanced Military Studies of the United States Army Command and General Staff College cited US-Iraq War in a report by Major Alejandro Serrano Martínez of the Spanish Army, titled “NATO’s Level of Ambition in Light of the Current Strategic Context.”
Aug. 25, 2011 The United States Army Center of Military History cited US-Iraq War twice in its publication “Afghanistan and Iraq in a Decade.”
July 6, 2011 was highlighted in the Congressional Record when Congressman Rob Andrews (D-NJ) honored by reading a glowing statement about the organization on the floor of the US House of Representatives.
May 2011 The White House linked to Immigration on page 13 of its May 2011 Immigration Blueprint, “Building a 21st Century Immigration System” in a section referencing income taxes paid by undocumented immigrants.
May 11, 2010 The US House of Representatives Committee on House Administration Hearing on The Disclose Act (HR 5175) included testimony from US Representative Daniel E. Lungren (R-CA) who cited’s Chart comparing Big Three Auto Makers to Toyota and Honda on p.84 of the printed testimony.
Dec. 2, 2009 The United States Consulate General in Leipzig Germany provided a link to in the “Topics” section (page 2) of its information sheet “Researching the USA.”
Nov. 2009 The United States Office of National Drug Control Policy Executive Office of the President quoted from an email sent to by the American Medical Association (AMA) in its “Medical Marijuana Fact Sheet.” The AMA quote was used to bolster the case against legalizing medicinal use of Marijuana.
Sep. 23, 2009 House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer cited 2008 Election in his Sep. 23, 2009 document “Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates Supported Health Care Reform for All Americans,” linking to a number of different quotes from 2008 presidential candidates.
Aug. 6, 2009 The United States Government Printing Office (GPO) linked to as a curriculum link on its webpage “Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids.”
Aug. 27, 2008 The US State Department Bureau of International Information Programs posted an article on Aug. 27, 2008 titled “Debate Continues over Security, Reliability of Voting Technology.” The article utilized as a source for information about the historical use of different voting technologies in the United States.
Apr. 20, 2008 The Library of Congress honored by requesting permission to archive three of our websites (, 2008 Election, and US Iraq because The Library of Congress considered our three sites “materials of historical importance to the Congress and to the American people.”
July 27, 2007 The Congressional Research Service, a division of the Library of Congress, referenced four times (page 23, 24, 28, 33) in its report to Congress titled “Medical Marijuana: Review and Analysis of Federal and State Policies.” [The references remained in the updated Sep. 2007 and Apr. 2010 versions of the same report].
37 US state governments use, including (in alphabetical order): AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, MT, MO, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI
July 2010 The Alaska State Board of Pharmacy utilized as a reference for information on states that have legalized medical marijuana on page 7 of its “Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Report.”
Nov. 8, 2013 The Arizona Department of Health Services cited Medical Marijuana on page 52 of its Nov. 8, 2013 publication “Second Annual Medical Marijuana Report A.R.S. §36-2809.” .
Mar. 5, 2013 The Arizona Department of Education listed as a website resource on page 43 of its power point presentation “Raising Student Civic Literacy in the Common Core Era.”
Nov. 8, 2012 The Arizona Department of Health Services cited the Medical Marijuana resource “18 Legal Medical Marijuana States and D.C,” in its “First Annual Medical Marijuana Report A.R.S. §36-2809.”
Jan. 17, 2017 The California State Board of Equalization used Medical Marijuana as a source for the legislative bill analysis for Senate Bill 148, which would allow the Board of Equalization or California counties to make arrangements to accept cash payments from marijuana-related businesses.
July 2, 2015 The California State Board of Equalization cited Medical Marijuana in its legislative bill analysis of Assembly Bill 243, a bill that would impose a $50 per plant tax on cultivators of medical marijuana.
June 11, 2013 Tom Torlakson, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, sent an email stating: “As someone who uses personally, I see the great value it can bring to California’s students, teachers, and librarians. This free educational resource helps students develop vital 21st century skills such as critical thinking and civics education. It also helps them learn about important issues, and is consistent with Common Core and the findings of my Education Technology Task Force.”
Feb. 2013 The State of California Department of Motor Vehicles cited Medical Marijuana as a source for state medical marijuana laws in its publication “Changes in Driver Cannabinoid Prevalence Associated with Implementing Medical Marijuana Laws in 14 US States.”
Aug. 2010 The Superior Court of the State of California published a NAPA County California Grand Jury report on the NAPA Special Investigations Bureau 24-Hour Drug Hotline that included (on page 6 and 7) a reference to the Medical Marijuana’ resource “Medical Marijuana: 14 Legal Marijuana States.”
July 2009 Jack O’Conell, Superintendent of Public Instruction at the California Department of Education (CDE), promoted as a resource for use in classrooms across the state by posting an entry about on page 3 of his “July Highlights” on the CDE website titled “Nonprofit Educational Web Site Prides Itself on Lack of Partiality.”
Apr. 2009 California State Senator Loni Hancock utilized Felon Voting on page 4 of her written analysis of Senate Bill 370 as a source for information on felon voting laws across the United States.
Apr. 2009 The California Police Chiefs Association Task Force on Marijuana Dispensaries utilized Medical Marijuana as a source twice (page 43 and 49) in its Apr. 2009 “White Paper on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.”
2014 The Colorado Department of Regulator Agencies referenced Medical Marijuana eight times on page five and six of its 2014 publication “2014 Sunset Review: Colorado Medical Marijuana Code.”
Mar. 2016 The Connecticut State Department of Education listed as a Tier 1 Writing Instructional Resource in its publication “Using Accountability Results to Guide Improvement.” [The reference remained in the updated Feb. 2018 version of the same report].
Feb. 3, 2011 The Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services listed Medical Marijuana as a link on its reference page “Resources and Websites on Marijuana Prevention.”
Nov. 22, 2010 The Connecticut Office of Legislative Research linked to DARE as a resource for additional information on page 3 of its Nov. 22, 2010 report “Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Program.”
Mar. 11, 2013 The Delaware State Council for Persons with Disabilities reproduced Felon Voting’s “State Felon Voting Laws” chart in a memorandum to all members of the Delaware State Senate and House of Representatives concerning HB 10 – a Constitutional Amendment to eliminate the five year waiting period before felons are eligible to vote after completion of their sentence.
Oct. 21, 2012 The State of Delaware Division of Libraries listed on its 2012 election resource page “How do I find out where the Presidential candidates stand on issues?.” The entry linked to the 2012 Election candidate summary chart. was one of three sites selected for “reliability, neutrality, and ease of use.”
Apr. 24, 2017 The Florida House of Representatives cited Medical Marijuana as a source for the “House of Representatives Staff Analysis” for Bill # CS/CS/HB 1397: The Medical Use of Marijuana.
Apr. 7, 2011 The Florida House of Representatives cited Health Care Reform’s chart on the “24 Constitutional Challenges to Federal Health Care Laws” as a resource on page 5 of its Apr. 7, 2011 “House of Representatives Staff Analysis for Bill# CS/HJR1 Health Care Services.”
Mar. 11, 2010 The State of Hawaii Department of Public Safety compiled testimony on Senate Bill 2213 SD2 – a bill to legalize medical marijuana dispensaries. As part of this testimony, Medical Marijuana’s charts on peer-reviewed studies on marijuana and Teen Marijuana Use in States with Legal Medical Marijuana were reproduced (starting on page 47).
2016 The Idaho Office of Drug Policy cited in its publication “The Truth about Marijuana.”
Feb. 2018 The Office of the Illinois Secretary of State listed as a resource on their “News and Current Events” webpage.
Jan. 2015 The Illinois State Board of Education listed as a website for “controversial issues to use in argument writing,” in its “Ninth and Tenth Grade” publication on common core standards.
Sep. 25, 2017 The Indiana Department of Education listed Immigration as a resource for studying immigration.
Mar. 2014 The Indiana Department of Education cited’s “Historical Timeline: History of Legal and Illegal Immigration to the United States” in its publication “Indiana Academic Standards Resource Guide: United States History 1877 to the Present.”
2013 The Indiana Department of Education lists as tool for teachers on page 5 of its publication “Major Shift #4: The Special Place of Argument.”
Oct. 29, 2012 Jason Glass, PhD, Iowa Department of Education Director, sent an email stating: “Both as a classroom teacher and as a state education chief, I’ve always found great value in honestly weighing an issue from all sides before taking a position or making a decision. The toughest questions we face rarely come with easy or simple answers and the ability to see things from multiple perspectives, and clearly articulate competing ideas, solidly improves the probability of making the best call. While our students need a solid foundation in academic basics, they also need the kind of critical thinking and decision making that is fostered through looking at issues with the methods demonstrated at This website is an invaluable teaching tool for educators, and more importantly, future citizens.”
Aug. 12, 2009 The State of Iowa Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy reprinted Medical Marijuana’s “Top Ten Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana” resource on page 5 of their information sheet “Marijuana as ‘Medicine’? Additional Information.”
Mar. 2013 The Kentucky Department of Education cited on page 4 of its Mar. 2013 publication “Kentucky Literacy Link.”
Winter 2012 The Kentucky Department of Education lists as a resource for students to find “topics for writing arguments” on page 6 of its Winter 2012 guidebook “Addressing Three Modes of Writing Kentucky Core Academic Standards in the 21st Century: Tips for Understanding Standards, Instructions & Assessment.”
Feb. 2016 The Maine Department of Labor cited in its report “Substance Abuse, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, and the Maine Employer Substance Abuse Testing Law (26 MRSA Subchapter 3-A).”
Sep. 18, 2012 The Maine Department of Education referenced 2012 Election on its webpage “Social Studies News and Updates” as an educational resource for learning about elections to be used in its “United States Senate Youth Program.”
Dec. 1, 2009 The State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services Medical Marijuana Task Force posted the Medical Marijuana “State Laws” chart on its website page titled “Task Force to Implement the Maine Medical Marijuana Act.”
Nov. 2009 The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Nov. 2009 publication “Critical Link,” linked to Milk on page 4 and used our “Historical Timeline: A Brief History of Cows Milk, from the Ancient World to the Present,” as a reference in its essay on bovine growth hormone.
Feb. 6, 2017 Massachusetts’ government included on the “Massachusetts Law about Elections and Voting,” listing the “State Felon Voting Laws” as a resource.
Mar. 4, 2016 The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries listed Felon Voting’s State Felon Voting Laws chart as a resource on its webpage “Can Felons Vote in Massachusetts?.”
Jan. 5, 2010 The Michigan Department of Education listed as a resource on its website’s eLibrary page “Teens – Homework Help.”
Oct. 15, 2008 The State of Michigan Ballot Proposal 08-01 on Medical Marijuana “A Legislative Initiative to Permit the Use and Cultivation of Marijuana for Specified Medical Conditions,” listed Medical Marijuana on page 5 as a source for additional information on the subject of medical marijuana. The initiative passed with 63% of the vote on Nov. 4, 2008.
Nov. 14-15, 2013 The Mississippi State Board of Education Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations linked to in an example of a classroom lesson on page 670 of its “2014 Mississippi Business and Technology Framework publication.” The lesson referred to as an “excellent web site to choose issues.”
May 15, 2008 The Office of Career and Technical Education of the Mississippi Department of Education cited in its publication “Business Fundamentals.”
Feb. 17, 2011 The Montana Senate re-printed Medical Marijuana’s “Historical Timeline,” and submitted it as an exhibit during a hearing on SB 336, a bill to “revise medical marijuana laws to authorize PTSD for coverage.”
Feb. 26, 2018 The Missouri Committee on Legislative Research refers to’s “Number of Legal Marijuana Patients” resource in its “Fiscal Note” on House Bill 1441 which permits the use of hemp oil for the treatment of certain impairments.
New Hampshire  
Oct. 6, 2011 The New Hampshire Bureau of Adult Education lists on its “Educator Portal – Mentors” webpage for adult education teachers. The entry on, written by Debby Kanner, describes as an “excellent website for stimulating discussion, prompting essay or letter writing, and providing statistics for use… this site is invaluable for ease of access in preparing for debates.”
New Jersey  
Oct. 6, 2010 The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services linked to Medical Marijuana as a resource for further information on page 1 of its Oct. 6, 2010 press release, “DHSS Releases Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana,” announcing the publication of the state of New Jersey’s draft rules for medicinal marijuana.
New Mexico  
Jan. 28, 2010 The State of New Mexico cited Medical Marijuana on page 2 of its “Fiscal Impact Report” on the Medical Marijuana Tax Act.
New York  
Oct. 2009 The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority referenced Milk’s chart “State by State Dairy Cow Emissions,” in its “Guide for Sitting Small-Scale Biomass Projects in New York State.”
North Dakota  
Aug. 2011 The North Dakota State Library lists as a website for critical thinking in its “Flickertale” publication for librarians.
May 2016 The Ohio Department of Education listed as a resource on its “Ohio Social Studies Signal” website.
June 4, 2010 The Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs linked to Immigration on page 2 of its “Latino Community Report on Ohio’s Global Diversity” in the section labeled “Interested Parties’ Websites – National.”
Feb. 8, 2016 The Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority linked to’s “History of Marijuana as Medicine – 2900 BC to Present” historical timeline resource on page 7 of its publication “SB 844 Task Force Report: Researching the Medical and Public Health Properties of Cannabis”.
Aug. 19, 2014 The Oregon Department of Education listed as a resource website for its “Common Core State Standards – Literacy in History/Social Studies” webpage.
June 17, 2014 The Oregon Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority linked to Medical Marijuana’s resource “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC: Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits,” on page 1 of its June 17, 2014 publication “Marijuana Use in Oregon: What We Know and What We Don’t.”
Mar. 1, 2009 The Oregon Council on Science and Public Health used Medical Marijuana as a source twice on page 6 of their Mar. 1, 2009 report “Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes.” The report specifically cited information from two of our charts: “14 Legal Medical Marijuana States,” and “12 States with Pending Legislation or Ballot Measures to Legalize Medical Marijuana.”
Jan. 2016 The Joint State Government Commission of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania cited in its “”Comprehensive Study on the Use of Wind Turbines in Pennsylvania.”
Jan. 3, 2013 The Pennsylvania Department of Education listed Immigration in its “Illegal Immigration: An Economic Debate” Argumentative/Persuasive Writing lesson plan written by John Heaney (accessed Jan. 3, 2013). The lesson linked to the pro/con question “Is illegal immigration an economic burden to America?” under the “Materials” section.
South Carolina
Aug. 2016 The South Carolina Department of Education Office of Standards and Learning listed as a research website on its publication “Grade 8 Argument Writing – Words Matter: Solving Problems Through the Power of Persuasion.”
Jan. 2009 The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) included a link to in the “helpful website” section on page 114 of its Jan. 2009 publication “Sustainable Transportation in Tennessee.”
June 2017 Texas Health and Human Services cited Health Care Reform as a source for the “Health and Human Services Healthcare Quality Plan” report.
Feb. 2012 The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Susan Combs, cited Obesity in her Feb. 2012 report, “Gaining Costs, Losing Time: The Obesity Crisis in Texas.” The report cited Obesity in Endnotes number 3 and 11.
May 19, 2015 The Health and Human Services Interim Committee of the Utah Legislature referenced Medical Marijuana’s “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC” resource in its publication “Medical Marijuana: Legalization Status.”
Feb. 14, 2014 The Utah State Office of Education listed in its “February 14th IVC Agenda: Preparing for the SAGE Argument Writing Assessment” as a text resource for “on-demand writing practice.”
Feb. 9, 2010 The Utah State Office of Education listed as a resource for students on its “Controversial Topic Research” webpage.
June 13, 2014 The Vermont Agency of Education listed on its English Language Arts Literacy page under the section on “Grades 6-12 ELA-Literacy Common Core Resources” and described as a “resource for critical thinking and the argumentative process used across secondary content areas.”
Sep. 8, 2017 The Virginia State Board of Elections cited Voting Machines as a source for a Board Meeting’s working papers.
2013 The Virginia Department of Education cited Death Penalty on page 13 of its 2013 briefing paper “Elementary Reading: Resources & Priorities.”
2013 The Virginia Department of Education cited Death Penalty in its teachers guide “Sample Text-Dependent Questions: High School Level.” In example #12, the guide suggests using Death Penalty as a source for student persuasive essay writing and for learning argumentation.
Feb. 2014 The Washington State Institute for Public Policy referenced Medical Marijuana three times on pages eight and nine of its Feb. 2014 report “Medical Marijuana: Access and Regulations in Washington State.”
June 2010 The State of Washington’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction listed as a recommended social studies resource site on page 25 of its June 2010 publication “Social Studies and Educational Technology: Enduring Cultures – Grade 6.” We were listed ahead of the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives.
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Sep. 2014 The Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau linked to Medical Marijuana’s resource “23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC: Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits,” on page three of its Sep. 2014 brief “Marijuana Regulation in the States.”
May 10, 2010 The West Virginia Department of Education listed on its “WV Library Media Specialists” webpage as one of its links of the week for May 10, 2010.
Dec. 8, 2011 The Wisconsin Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council cited Health Care Reform in an appendix to its “Early Childhood Cross Sector Professional Development Initiative Endorsement.”
Mar. 5, 2010 The Wisconsin State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse published research in its Mar. 2010 meeting notes citing (on page 81, 84, and 101) Medical Marijuana’s chart on the 14 states where medical marijuana is legal and our chart on states with pending medical marijuana legislation.
Jan. 2010 Wisconsin’s Legislative Reference Bureau listed Medical Marijuana in the related links section on page 2 of its publication “Tap the Power: Medical Marijuana.”