Recreational Marijuana

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...
Alaska’s Campaign to Legalize Marijuana Gains Enough Signatures to Go to Vote in 2014

Alaska’s Campaign to Legalize Marijuana Gains Enough Signatures to Go to Vote in 2014

On Tuesday, Alaska’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana reached the required number of signatures in order to appear on August’s primary election ballot.  State election law requires 30,000 signatures, and...
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

During a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday, the deputy director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy reluctantly admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than...
Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is encouraging the legislature to act on a pending bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and over.  Senate Bill 1556 has...
New Jerseyans Favor Marijuana Legalization Over Online Gambling

New Jerseyans Favor Marijuana Legalization Over Online Gambling

A new poll shows that recreational marijuana legalization is favored over online gambling in New Jersey.  The Farleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll found that 41% of New Jersey residents...
Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

During an interview with CNN that aired Friday, President Barack Obama explained that it’s Congress’ job to remove marijuana from the government’s list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, if...
Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Groups Engage in Battle of the Billboards at Super Bowl

In order to combat the Marijuana Policy Project’s 5 pro-marijuana billboards that will appear during this week’s Super Bowl celebrations, Project SAM is posting digital and vinyl billboards of...
Nevada Marijuana Legalization Could Come in 2015

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Could Come in 2015

Marijuana legalization advocates in Nevada are currently creating the initiative language for voters to approve recreational marijuana legalization in 2015. Campaign to Regulate Marijuana hopes to enact a petition...
Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

County Fairs are known for their agricultural and baking contests, but Colorado’s Denver County is changing with the times to add a new category of competition: cannabis. “We thought...