Legalization

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the Washington DC Board of Elections cleared a marijuana legalization measure to begin collecting signatures to get their initiative onto the November ballot.  The decision came after...
Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper this week, asking for some money from the state’s recreational marijuana program to go...
California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

California Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Marijuana Legalization

On Sunday, Ca. Governor Jerry Brown appeared on Meet The Press to discuss his plans for reelection for a fourth term.  During the interview, Brown was questioned about recreational...
Maryland Moves Forward with New Marijuana Legalization Bills Despite Governor’s Disapproval

Maryland Moves Forward with New Marijuana Legalization Bills Despite Governor’s Disapproval

Two Maryland bills are moving forward that would lessen penalties and restrictions related to marijuana.  Governor Martin O’Malley has spoken out against both of them, but lawmakers are pushing...
Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure Qualifies for Ballot

Alaska Marijuana Legalization Measure Qualifies for Ballot

An Alaska initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21 has been approved to appear on the state’s August primary ballot.  The initiative received approval...
Annapolis Police Chief Believes Satire Article, Claims Marijuana Has Killed 37 in Colorado

Annapolis Police Chief Believes Satire Article, Claims Marijuana Has Killed 37 in Colorado

In a speech to the Maryland Senate Judiciary Committee opposing the decriminalization of marijuana, Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop claimed that marijuana killed over 30 people on the first...
California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California’s top shot at legalizing marijuana this year– The Control, Regulate, and Tax Marijuana Act– has been withdrawn, leaving the Golden State with the prospect of waiting until 2016...
Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

On Wednesday, two Rhode Island legislators introduced a bill that would legalize the sale and possession of recreational marijuana by individuals 21 and older. The bill, introduced by Representative...
VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

Recent statements made by President Obama and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol have sparked some confusion regarding the...
Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Late last year, President Jose Mujica made Uruguay the first country to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use.  Now, the President has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...