Legalization

Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

At a press conference Thursday, Washington DC’s congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton encouraged Congress to respect the will of voters and allow marijuana legalization to pass.  Norton was joined...
Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada’s Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is claiming that the group plans to turn in 170,000 signatures to county clerks Wednesday in order to have their marijuana legalization...
Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

This Wednesday, Vermont will hold a hearing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in The Green Mountain State. The hearing will be broadcast throughout the state via Vermont Interactive...
Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Oregon and Washington DC have officially joined the ranks of Washington and Colorado by approving voter-based marijuana legalization initiatives.  At time of publication 86% of of Alaska’s precincts had...
Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

It’s election day and voters across the nation will have the opportunity to weigh in on a number of marijuana-related ballot issues.  Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on...
Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported...
Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Representative Ethan Orr of Tuscon plans to introduce a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana next year.  A voter-based measure it already set for 2016 in Arizona, but Orr...
Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada’s largest mental health and addiction treatment and research center is calling for marijuana legalization. The CAMH released a policy statement on...