Activism

Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

In order to combat the Marijuana Policy Project’s 5 pro-marijuana billboards that will appear during this week’s Super Bowl celebrations, Project SAM is posting digital and vinyl billboards of...
Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

County Fairs are known for their agricultural and baking contests, but Colorado’s Denver County is changing with the times to add a new category of competition: cannabis. “We thought...
MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is always an exciting event, but it is taking on even more meaning this year for marijuana advocates, as teams from the two states that have...
Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana currently has some of the strictest marijuana laws in the nation.  That could change soon, as lawmakers consider a number of bills related to marijuana reform. The first...
Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

New reports show that pet marijuana poisonings are on the rise, up almost 30% from 2009.  In 2013 there were 320 calls to Animal Poison Control, a division of...
Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

In an interview with the New Yorker published over the weekend, President Barack Obama finally admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on...
Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Tom Daubert is a lobbyist who helped to draft Montana’s 2004 medical marijuana law.  Daubert was also arrested as a part of federal crackdowns on Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries. ...
New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

In December, the state of New York will hold public hearings in Buffalo and Mineola on legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  The hearings are part of lawmaker efforts to...
Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur has proposed a plan that would legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana in the state.  This is the first time a...
Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Southern Oregon Moms for Marijuana plan to hold a rally today on the Jackson County Courthouse steps at 4 PM.  The group is fighting against efforts to restrict access...