Activism

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan municipalities voted to decriminalize marijuana possession of up to an ounce by individuals 21 and older.  Five others denied similar measures. In Metro Detroit, voters in Berkley...
Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

A Sacramento judge has granted a three-day hearing this week that challenges the federal Schedule I classification of marijuana. The hearing comes from a criminal case involving a number...
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a City Council meeting Monday that he is moving to dismiss all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana that were...
Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

During KTVA-TV’s 10 PM newscast in Anchorage, Alaska, reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself to be owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club after reporting on it and ballot measure 2,...
Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at “almost every award show.”  Now the actress is speaking out...
University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

Dr. Sue Sisley had been a clinical researcher at the University of Arizona for eight years, but believes her contracts have not been renewed due to her focus for...
Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks Out In Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Former Supreme Court Justice Speaks Out In Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told NPR on Thursday that he believes marijuana should be legalized by the federal government. “I really think that that’s another instance...