Legalization

Colorado Governor Encourages Residents to Approve Marijuana Taxes

Colorado Governor Encourages Residents to Approve Marijuana Taxes

Governor John Hickelooper is encouraging Colorado residents to approve the proposed tax guidelines for legal marijuana, regardless of whether they support or oppose legalization itself. The tax measure will...
Washington Narcotics Dogs Trained to Ignore Marijuana

Washington Narcotics Dogs Trained to Ignore Marijuana

With the passage of I-502 in Washington last year, many policies have had to change.  One of the most recent changes that has occurred is that Washington police are...
Obama Makes Statement About Marijuana Legalization

Obama Makes Statement About Marijuana Legalization

Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington and Colorado, President Obama and his administration have remained relatively quiet about their feelings on the matter. However, during a speech at...
Marijuana Legalization Regulations Move Forward in Colorado

Marijuana Legalization Regulations Move Forward in Colorado

On Friday, the Colorado Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved a bill that creates the regulatory system for legal marijuana retail stores. The majority of the bill remained unchanged by...
Ohio Could Be Next to Legalize Marijuana

Ohio Could Be Next to Legalize Marijuana

Yesterday, Ohio Representative Robert F. Hagan introduced a pair of proposals that would change marijuana policy in the state– one for medical marijuana legalization, and one for recreational marijuana...
Marijuana Magazines Could be Treated Like Porn in Colorado

Marijuana Magazines Could be Treated Like Porn in Colorado

Some Colorado lawmakers are trying to get marijuana magazines treated like porn; it is being argued that the magazines should be kept behind store counters and covered.  The provision,...
Maine Sheriffs Speak Out Against Marijuana Legalization

Maine Sheriffs Speak Out Against Marijuana Legalization

Four sheriffs in Maine are speaking out against marijuana legalization, joining a group of community health care providers to take a stand. On Tuesday, the sheriffs held a news...
Advocates Want Alaska to be Next Legal Marijuana State

Advocates Want Alaska to be Next Legal Marijuana State

Alaskan marijuana advocates are pushing to include an initiative on next year’s ballot to legalize recreational use of marijuana by individuals age 21 and older.  The state is currently...
Washington Judge Forces Police to Return Marijuana to Suspect

Washington Judge Forces Police to Return Marijuana to Suspect

In May of last year, Tacoma, WA resident Joseph L. Robertson was pulled over by police for speeding.  During the stop, he was cited for driving without a licensed...
Colorado Lawmakers Allegedly Push to Repeal Amendment 64

Colorado Lawmakers Allegedly Push to Repeal Amendment 64

Mason Tvert, one of the authors of Amendment 64, has sent out a news release claiming that a number of Colorado lawmakers are secretly working to put a measure...