Legalization

Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Ten months after Colorado’s recreational marijuana program went into effect, Governor John Hickenlooper is now calling marijuana legalization “reckless.” Hickenlooper said during a debate Monday, “I’m not saying it...
Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Mississippi For Cannabis has filed a ballot initiative seeking to legalize marijuana in the state.  The group hopes to get the initiative onto the November 2016 election ballot. The...
Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

On Wednesday, the Marijuana Policy Project filed paperwork with the California Secretary of State’s office to register a campaign committee to begin accepting and spending financial contributions for an...
Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

According to Washington state economists, legal marijuana is projected to bring the state $25 million in tax revenue by next July.  They predict that by 2017 that will increase...
Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

The Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona has filed paperwork with state elections officials that will allow them to raise money to campaign for a citizens initiative to legalize recreational...
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,...
65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters...
New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York State Senator Liz Krueger plans to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January.  On Sunday Krueger revealed, “I...
Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

The DC Cannabis Campaign has selected three slogans to support their push for legalizing marijuana in Washington DC with Initiative 71.  The group kept it simple, with their primary...
Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new study conducted by CivicScience showed that 58% of Americans support legalizing marijuana in some capacity.  39% said that they “strongly support” marijuana legalization while 19% said they...