Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Fails in Maine

Marijuana Legalization Fails in Maine

On Monday, the Maine Senate voted 24-10 to reject a referendum that would have allowed voters to weigh in on marijuana legalization.  The House defeated the same measure on...
Congressman Calls for National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy

Congressman Calls for National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy

Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen called for the creation of a National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy in April.  Now, following the release of statistics by the ACLU that show...
Two Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Filed in Oregon

Two Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Filed in Oregon

Two marijuana legalization initiatives have been filed in Oregon to get the issue onto the 2014 ballot.  Now, the initiatives’ sponsor, Paul Stanford, will have to get 1,000 signatures...
Colorado State Regulators Give Up On Law to Treat Marijuana Magazines Like Porn

Colorado State Regulators Give Up On Law to Treat Marijuana Magazines Like Porn

Colorado state regulators announced on Thursday that they have abandoned a law that would have treated marijuana magazines like pornography.  The law, approved by Governor John Hickenlooper along with...
Pro-Marijuana Mayoral Candidate Entices Potential Voters with Promise of Plants

Pro-Marijuana Mayoral Candidate Entices Potential Voters with Promise of Plants

Jim Berns, a Libertarian, is running for Mayor in Cincinnati, Oh.  Berns is pushing for marijuana legalization in the state, and used an interesting ploy to pique voters’ interest....
Double the Required Signatures Gathered for Marijuana Legalization in Portland, Maine

Double the Required Signatures Gathered for Marijuana Legalization in Portland, Maine

Marijuana legalization advocates in Portland, Maine have announced that they have collected almost twice the number of signatures required in order to get their legalization measure on the November...
Former Microsoft Manager Proposes National Marijuana Brand

Former Microsoft Manager Proposes National Marijuana Brand

Former Microsoft manager Jamen Shively will hold a news conference on Thursday with former Mexican President Vincente Fox to propose a national brand of marijuana for the US as...
Marijuana Legalization Considered in Rhode Island

Marijuana Legalization Considered in Rhode Island

On Tuesday, Rhode Island lawmakers heard hours of testimony while reviewing legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and older.  The Senate Judiciary Committee is reviewing...
Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Bills

Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Bills

On Tuesday, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed historic bills into law regarding the implementation of the state’s legal marijuana program.  At a signing ceremony at the state capitol, Hickenlooper...
Pigs Fed Marijuana in Washington

Pigs Fed Marijuana in Washington

With Washington’s legal marijuana program will come a significant amount of waste– excess stems, roots, and leaves of marijuana plants that will need to be disposed of.  In an...